NSW Government announces Youth Justice Reforms

The NSW Government’s newly announced reforms and initiatives aim to support community safety and wellbeing, particularly in regional NSW. However, the inclusion of an amendment…

Kenneth Tickle appointed CEO of the Law Society of NSW

Tickle has been Acting CEO since last October and part of the Law Society for more than 15 years.

Lunch with Brett McGrath

At what seems to be a crossroad moment for the profession, Brett McGrath starts his presidency with confidence and optimism. He sat down with LSJ…

Law Society’s 2023 Annual Conference begins

Hundreds of legal professionals have turned out for day one of the Law Society of NSW’s Annual Conference, with sessions focused on “futureproofing” legal careers…

“Game changer”: Local Court shifts towards therapeutic justice

Local Court of NSW’s shift towards therapeutic justice has been welcomed by the Law Society of NSW as a potential game changer.

Conference keynote speaker to cover the law-AI partnership

An expert in the field of AI and the law is confirmed as the keynote speaker at the Law Society of NSW’s upcoming Specialist Accreditation…

In full sail: In-house counsel in a coastal town

Solicitor Cicely Sylow had to re-invent herself when she moved to a regional area from Sydney, leaving private practice for a role as in-house counsel….

Opinion: a new era for leading the profession

Times change, and with them the need for us to examine closely whether our structures help us to be the most effective voice possible.

The latest developments in law reform & advocacy: August 2022

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