PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

Hacked Law in Order giving advice from the trenches

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Law in Order is now in week two of its hacking / ransomware crisis. The company had to shut down systems, disrupt operations and face…

Five skills every lawyer needs in 2021

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By College of Law. The skills required of lawyers are endless and complex And we’re entering an age where your practical toolkit is more vital…

The case for mediation

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By The College of Law. FROM 'BEING RIGHT' TO 'DOING RIGHT' It’s long been your role as a lawyer to prove yourself and your clients…

Outdated court system is failing small businesses

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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is calling for an overhaul of the dispute resolution framework, saying the current court system…

Seeking Legal Help Online – Understanding the ‘missing majority’

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Justice Connect has released a major research report Seeking Legal Help Online - Understanding the ‘missing majority’   Justice Connect explains the 'missing majority': Online self-help…

Justice Connect wins Hesta Community Services Excellence Award

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Justice Connect is recognised for helping people and community organisations access legal support by designing and delivering high-impact interventions. Their work ensures people can access…

Family Court merger ‘undesirable’ for families, former Family Court Chief Justices say

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The Government’s bill to abolish the specialist, stand-alone Family Court would have devastating impacts on families and result in a significant loss of structural, systemic…

Partnership in top law firm for only $2.30

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UPDATE: 27 November 2020 HWL Ebsworth cancels IPO Previously: There will be an opportunity to be an owner of a top Australian law firm when…

Legal profession remains in the bottom 10 of occupations for ethical behaviour

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Key findings for the legal industry: Legal profession remains in the bottom 10 of occupations for ethical behaviour (net score of 11, an improvement from…

It is time to do law differently but do you have the time to do it differently?

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By Peter Frankl* It's Time To Do Law Differently is the newly released book by Lucy Dickens. If you are tired of the grind of…