Permanent magistrate a big win in Broken Hill

A new residence will be built or purchased to accommodate a new magistrate at Broken Hill in NSW’s far west, alleviating fears the region’s permanent…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: December 2017

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Shaping the legal landscape

The Law and Justice Foundation, which turns 50 this year, has been instrumental in improving access to justice for the people of NSW, writes LYNN…

Behind the shopfront

Meet the team behind The Shopfront, a joint project by Herbert Smith Freehills, Mission Australia and The Salvation Army. The Shopfront has been offering free legal…

Sometimes being beaten up is better

Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has endured unspeakable violence and indignity in her quest for justice.