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To all those that clicked on the link to the blog thinking that it was a guide to cricket, my apologies. With delegates from more than 52 countries in town this week for the Commonwealth Law Conference...
Speaking at a Young Lawyers event this week to welcome graduates and new lawyers to the profession, I realised just how fluid a legal career can be. My career has evolved...
Yesterday, we celebrated International Women’s Day – a day to call all of us, irrespective of gender, age or...
Diversity Women's Rights
With artificial intelligence becoming a bigger part of our lives, questions arise about how we interact with it...
I have never shown much interest in American’s politics, yet I now find myself scouring the papers each morning to get my daily Trump dose.
By now the summer holidays are a distant memory as we trade in natural sunlight with the harsh and stark reality of fluorescent office lighting...
This is my last column as LIV president (I have obstinately resisted calling it a “blog”). I came to the position without an agenda, but worked out quickly that I wanted to do what I could...
The recent annual general meeting and directors’ meeting of the Law Council of Australia (LCA) has encouraged me to write something to help our members...
On Tuesday 6 December the LIV is launching Capacity Guidelines, a tool to assist practitioners make an assessment of their client’s capacity...
LIV President Steven Sapountsis
Recent renewed media headlines about governments needing to get even tougher on crime...
Punishment Young Persons
The 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne were widely hailed as the best games ever. At least part of the reason for their success was the gracious...
As lawyers, we read much for work – contracts, court documents, legislation and judgments. And there is much available about the way we practise, or should...
Last week, at the invitation of its president Gary Ulman, I attended the Law Society of New South Wales’ annual members’ dinner...
We are in the midst of elections for members of the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria. There are 27 nominations for five vacancies...
There are two significant events on the horizon in relation to land titles worthy of note and discussion. Paper titles have been a major feature...
Conveyancing Personal Property Practice & Procedure
CPD & Networking