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…
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.
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Misappropriation of clients’ funds, even if intended to be temporary, constitutes professional misconduct. By BRENDA TRONSON.
Solicitors, whatever their level of expertise, must give attention to the issues considered by counsel and not blindly accept counsel’s advice. By MATTHEW HARDING and…