Phoenix rising: Julia Gillard on life after politics

Australia’s first and only female prime minister reflects on her short-lived legal career and tumultuous time in politics, as she looks to a brighter future…

A warning to the legal profession to stamp out sexual harassment

MIA PANTECHIS discusses a damning new judgment on sexual harassment in a NSW law firm, as well as a new procedure for dealing with complaints.

The hidden workplace hazard

What’s next after #MeToo for lawyers? Experts say bullying could be the most dangerous workplace hazard.

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.