Each March, the Women Lawyers of Western Australia celebrate the achievements of women in the law at their Annual Honours Dinner. The event honours women who have recently been appointed to the bench, and to other significant leadership positions in the legal profession. It is also the night when the winners of the prestigious Woman Lawyer of the Year Awards are announced, as well as the winner of the Aboriginal Women’s Legal Education Trust Scholarship.
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There has been a lot of discussion about women in the law recently, particularly the higher attrition rates of women from the profession. But why do women leave the law? And what can we do about it? Our latest infographic explores these issues, and more.
On 1 July 2015, new CPD rules came into effect for all NSW lawyers. The new CPD rules are part of the new framework for practising law in NSW introduced by the commencement of the National Legal Profession Reform. To help you stay CPD compliant, we have put together a list of the top five things you need to know about the new CPD rules.
On 1 April 2015, new CPD rules came into effect for all WA solicitors and barristers. Here are the top five things you need to know about the new WA CPD rules.
With the end of the CPD year fast approaching, we thought it would be fun to take a look at when lawyers really do their CPD. Our latest infographic explores when lawyers actually completed their CPD in the 2013/14 CPD year. The results may surprise you!
Smartphones and tablets have transformed the way legal professionals consume and distribute information. Our latest infographic has the full stats on how lawyers are using mobile devices. The question is do smartphones or tablets make your day more efficient, or do they cause you to work harder and longer?
Social media is now being increasingly used by lawyers and firms for business development and networking purposes, but some ethical risks can undermine the benefits and opportunities these new communication channels offer.
There is less than one month to go before the CPD deadline and many lawyers are scrambling to get CPD compliant before March 31st. A recent study published by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association found that 80% of the 100 lawyer respondents completed their CPD requirements in February and March. This figure is quite alarming considering that the points can be gained all year long.
It looks like the Personal Property Securities Act is set to be delayed until after 1 February 2012. Two days ago, the Attorney-General introduced a Bill to Parliament designed to give him flexibility to further delay the registration commencement date for the Personal Property Securities regime.