Oprah’s guide to commanding the courtroom

The one and only Oprah has had an illustrious television career garnering interviews with the world’s most glamourous people. Her most recent exclusive with Meghan…

Creative ways to get out of jury duty

Lawyers are repeatedly asked the same two questions: why are you a lawyer and how do I get out of jury duty? We have the…

Terminating your New Year’s resolutions

Just a month into 2021 and many of us have broken or given up entirely on our New Year’s resolutions. If that sounds like you,…

Statement of claim (against Santa)

Statement of claim (against Santa)

Creative defences for villains

Top defence lawyers frequently get their clients off hefty charges – let’s not forget OJ Simpson. But what about defences for fictional villains? Would they…

How to lose a trial in ten days

Inspired by the trashy rom com How to Lose A Guy In 10 Days, this new summer blockbuster – How to Lose A Trial In…

Emmys edition: legal advice for TV characters

The all-important legal advice for characters from Emmy-nominated TV shows.

Inanimate objects bring defamation suits

In June 2020, Sky News reported that people in Sydney have been “defaming statues”. This prompted action within the inanimate object community.

Golden Gavel 2020 – Covid Edition

This year, we have seven brave participants competing in the NSW Golden Gavel. The competitors will each receive their topic on Thursday 11 June and…

The essential tax deduction list for lawyers in a pandemic

As the financial year draws to a close, many lawyers have been left wondering what they can tax deduct during the coronavirus pandemic.