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May 31, 2019

The recent establishment of the Aotearoa Legal Workers' Union in New Zealand, and its proposed advocacy against minimum wage breaches and workplace sexual harassment and bullying, begs the question: why aren't more Australian lawyers joining legal-specific unions or starting their own such movements?

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May 24, 2019

There still remain hurdles to access to safe terminations, especially in rural areas of the country, and - with religious freedoms featuring prominently in the sociopolitical discourse - it must be considered whether new state-based laws emerging in America's Deep South could see light in Australia.

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May 22, 2019

Dr Madeline Hartley’s career path towards regulatory and corporate strategy adviser for Water NSW is the result of a lifelong passion for the sector and for educating people at all ends of the spectrum on practicable legal frameworks in the water space.

In this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, Dr Hartley joins...

May 17, 2019

Israel Folau's ongoing battle with Rugby Australia, regarding the posting of his religious views on Instagram, gives rise to the question: to what extent can lawyers engage in personal discussions when it comes to politics, religion, or even transparent disclosures about mental health issues?

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May 9, 2019

Too often, professional services firms view staff wellbeing as “something extra” rather than a matter that is inextricably linked to the function and success of that firm. 

In this episode, Jerome and R U OK? non-executive director Graeme Cowan discuss the mistakes that workplaces make when it comes to looking...