Four new magistrates tip Local Court closer to gender parity

The appointment of four new magistrates tips the percentage of women magistrates in the Local Court of NSW to 49.6 per cent.

Restructure required to bridge the gender gap

President of WLANSW argues that law firms and leaders need to rethink working structures in order to realise genuine action for women.

The life of a drafter

Annette O’Callaghan, the first female NSW Parliamentary Counsel, reveals why no two days are the same when drafting legislation.

Water baby

MinterEllison’s Emily Miers will swim the English Channel to raise money for research into children’s brain cancer.

Women lawyers outnumber men; Indigenous numbers lagging

A new report has shed light on the changing face of  Australia’s legal profession.

Chasing the exotic

Cara Ghassemian has combined her work as a lawyer with a side hustle in tourism.

Class act

Meet Suzie Miller, a lawyer and multi-award-winning playwright.

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.