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. 

Who framed the Easter Bunny?

Each year, children (lawyers) everywhere look forward to the arrival of the Easter Bunny. However, this year felt different due to COVID-19 and the reality…

Seven minutes in legal heaven

Everyone’s heard of the game Seven Minutes in Heaven (aka Spin the Bottle), which is not very appropriate for the office. But don’t fear, because…

How to have an equitable Valentine’s Day!

The senior counsel on Phillip Street dazzle in court with their legal jargon, but when Valentine’s Day rolls around, many become lost for words. These…