‘A dark day’: Julian Assange faces extradition to the US

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has approved the extradition of Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US where he is wanted for leaking classified…

Why is lettuce so expensive? Costs have shot up, and won’t return to where they were

Lettuce prices are skyrocketing. Twitter users are posting photos of iceberg lettuces for A$10 and $11.99, well above the more usual $2.80.

Newly admitted solicitors welcomed to the profession at gala event

Excitement, optimism and interaction. The atmosphere was palpable as hundreds of early career lawyers, admitted to practice during 2020-21, were suitably welcomed to the profession…

‘Criminal laws are not a political football’: Legal profession responds to unexplained wealth order controversy

The NSW legal profession has responded to recent calls for the government to push through new laws targeting the unexplained wealth of underworld identifies, asserting…

Former Law Society President appointed Local Court magistrate

Former President of the Law Society of NSW Pauline Wright will be sworn in as magistrate to the Local Court this month, as part of…

Trial by Tik Tok: How social media is affecting the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard case

The highly publicised and controversial defamation case between actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard has become a viral phenomenon with millions dissecting the…

‘Important step forward’: Special Commission of Inquiry established into LGBTIQ hate crimes

A Special Commission of Inquiry into LGBTIQ hate crimes will provide hope and answers to grieving families and loved ones after decades in the dark,…

Key step forward for reporting sexual harassment in the legal profession

Victims or witnesses of sexual harassment in legal workplaces will now have a safe and secure online space to disclose inappropriate behaviour, with the launch…

‘A wealth of knowledge, insight, and ability’: New appointments to all NSW courts

Sydney Judge Penny Musgrave, an experienced solicitor appointed directly to the bench, has been officially welcomed to the District Court of NSW amid a plethora…