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Adapting Legal Practice to Keep Up with Innovation and Technology Monday, 5th December 2016 The legal industry has often been accused of being a static profession in terms of doing things in new ways and making full use of new technologies Read more
Equitable Briefing at the Bar Monday, 21st November 2016 Following an equitable briefing policy set out by the Law Council of Australia, a policy has been adopted by the Australian Bar Association to move towards greater gender equity in briefs and inclusion at the Bar. Read more
Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Changing Landscape of Transactions Monday, 14th November 2016 How technology in the form of the Blockchain is providing additional security, functionality and accountability in real time for contracts and transactions, and its effect on the intermediary. Read more
How Billable Hours Are Affecting Firms and Lawyers Monday, 7th November 2016 The 'billable hour' has been the standard billing practice in law firms for a long time. However, this practice could not only be outdated in the modern market, but could be causing significant mental health and gender equality issues. Read more
The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory Monday, 31st October 2016 The Royal Commission has already attracted significant public attention and its findings are expected to be far reaching Read more
Changing legal profession a pitfall for graduates Friday, 24th June 2016 Are law graduates leaving school with unrealistic expectations and what do universities need to do to ensure graduates have the right skills to succeed? Read more
What does it take to create a new Australian state? Thursday, 12th May 2016 With the recent talk about creating a new state in Queensland, many are wondering whether the constitution allows for regions to achieve statehood. Read more
Government continues to reform competition policy Thursday, 12th May 2016 As Australia continues to drive towards its goal of an innovative economy, what legislative changes can be seen on the horizon? Read more
20 years on from Port Arthur Thursday, 12th May 2016 Australia has one of the most robust gun control frameworks in the world. But what does the future hold for the country's gun control laws? Read more
What would uniform laws mean for Australian lawyers? Thursday, 12th May 2016 The Legal Profession Uniform Law is one step towards creating a single homogenous legal services market across the entire of Australia.  Read more