The Legal Services Commissioner for NSW addresses the problem of sexual harassment in the profession and how you can make a complaint.
Almost every barrister and litigator in court has chuckled at a wry remark from a judge. But how appropriate is banter from the bench in…
Healthy conflict will lift performance. But it’s essential to create the right environment for it.
New laws restricting lawyers’ involvement in managed investment schemes and mortgage practices are expected to commence on 1 July 2018. By PAMELA HANRAHAN.
No business likes to turn down a paying customer. But for law firms, firing bad clients isn’t just important, it’s essential.
There is an increasing tendency for solicitors to raise accusations of defamation during professional conflict. This brings more heat than light. By ELISSA BAXTER.
Law and professional services firms are constantly coming up with new strategies to keep their workers happy, healthy and motivated.
The Law Reform Commission’s report, Elder Abuse – A National Response, recommends safeguards to minimise risk of abuse in cases of ‘enduring appointments’. By DARRYL…
Wellness is a holistic, ongoing, and very human necessity – not just a work issue. So there’s a need to move past box-ticking.
Millennials will make up half of the Australian workforce by 2020, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Is this a challenge or opportunity for your law firm?
The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.