Six minutes with Tim Leach

Tim Leach stepped into the role of Executive Director of Community Legal Centres NSW (CLCNSW) in February. He brought with him 28 years of experience…

The case that changed me – Mark Tedeschi AM QC

Former Senior Crown Prosecutor Mark Tedeschi AM QC discusses how his work as a young defence barrister on the so-called “Greek Conspiracy case” of 1979-1981…

Three things I wish I had known… Ellen Liondis

Ellen Liondis notes a few things that wold have made becoming an in-house lawyer a bit easier.

A lifetime in the law

The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM QC reflected on 70 years of work in law in an address to the 2017 Law and Justice…

A life in the law

Judge Scarlett believes there has been a deterioration in standards of litigation in recent years. He points to complaints about the lack of professionalism, the…

In memory of Thomas Victor Hurley

Barrister and long-time LSJ contributor, 15 February 1952 – 22 November 2015.

View from the top

Managing some of the country’s largest law firms comes with many challenges and requires leaders at the top of their game.

Service and sacrifice

For lawyer and former Prime Minister John Howard OM AC, tales of a chance meeting on the battlefields of France form just one part of…

The Optimist: what’s next for Elizabeth Broderick?

Gender inequality is still alive in Australian workplaces and law firms are in the perfect place to change things, says Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick.

Tragedy and triumph

For Sharon Cook, the outgoing managing partner of Henry Davis York, personal tragedy has spawned a strength of character that has propelled her to great…