The latest developments in law reform & advocacy: April 2022

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

Six minutes with Theodora Ahilas

The 2018 winner of the Law Society of NSW President’s Medal on the “courage and dignity” of her clients.

‘A profession of distinction’: Law Society of NSW outlines three-year vision

With an ambitious breadth the Law Society of NSW’s new Strategic Plan for 2019-2021 will aim to unite the profession, no matter the location.

New plan to stem prison numbers

More services and early interventions as well as better collaboration between agencies are needed to stem the increase in prison numbers in NSW, a panel…

Theodora Ahilas wins 2018 President’s Medal

Theodora Ahilas, head of Maurice Blackburn’s asbestos and dust diseases national practice, has been awarded the 2018 Law Society President’s Medal.

Legal eagles join forces to hack for justice

More than 100 participants from universities, law firms and technology companies took part in the Law Society of NSW’s first hackathon, hosted in partnership with…

DPP lawyer takes top prize at Government Solicitors Conference

Solicitor Sarah Love from the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions was awarded the 2018 John Hennessy Research Scholarship at the Government Solicitors conference in Sydney…

New podcast to investigate taboo topics in the legal profession

LSJ is launching a new podcast to shine light on dark issues that remain somewhat taboo topics of discussion among lawyers.

New Law Society ad campaign

The Law Society of NSW has launched a new advertising campaign to highlight the importance of consulting a lawyer in sticky situations.

Innovative Harlem court model could offer solutions for NSW

An experimental new court model has been shaving numbers off the high reoffending rate for parolees in one of New York’s most notorious crime neighbourhoods….