Largest-ever study reveals disturbing rates of bullying and harassment in law

A global survey by the International Bar Association has revealed shocking rates of bullying and sexual harassment among lawyers.

Year 101: What next for women in law?

It is 101 years since Australian women won the right to practise law in NSW, but barriers to gender equality remain.

‘Lawyers are expected to tolerate sexual harassment or pay the price’

Australian lawyers report high rates of sexual harassment. It is ironic in a profession that is supposed to know the law best.

#TimesUp for the legal profession

These are the stories the legal profession can no longer ignore.

The spotlight on sexual harassment continues

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released its 2018 survey into workplace sexual harassment and the results aren’t great.  By JACK DE FLAMINGH and ERIN…

The latest developments in law reform and advocacy: November 2018

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Global survey to expose bullying and sexual harassment in law

One in two female lawyers have been bullied at work and up to one in three have been sexually harassed.

Six minutes with Jane Seymour

Jane is a barrister at Level 22 Chambers practising in the areas of employment and industrial relations. She worked as a solicitor for more than…