‘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…

‘Momentous occasion for the NSW District Court’: Walama List marked with official ceremony

The Walama List, aimed at reducing high rates of Indigenous incarceration and reoffending, has been marked with an official ceremonial sitting in the NSW District…

Holding offenders accountable: Loss of unborn child laws come into effect

NSW is the first jurisdiction in Australia to have a standalone offence for criminals who cause the loss of an unborn child, offering greater support…

‘We need to move beyond gender’: The fight for diversity in the words of three brave women

What does diversity means to you? Three remarkable women discuss gender stereotypes in the media, challenges when climbing the career ladder and what businesses can…