25 june 2019

Lawyers and ‘Likes’: why it’s time to err on the side of caution

We all have opinions, but just how free are we to express these online? Digitisation and the rise of social media means anyone’s opinions, statements, actions, and comments can now disseminate widely, quickly and uncontrollably.

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27 MAY 2019

Co-mediation of thorny multiparty disputes: the advantages and practicalities

Mediation as a process is widely praised by judges and lawmakers for being able to resolve even the thorniest of disputes, often to the surprise of the parties involved.

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06 MAY 2019

ALRC Family Law Report: A quick guide for practitioners

With 60 recommendations made over 574 pages, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) report, Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System is a long read. The much-anticipated report was tabled in Parliament on 10 April 2019.

To help you find the parts of the report that will matter most to you as a family lawyer or barrister, we spoke to Professor Richard Chisholm AM, former Judge of the Family Court of Australia and author of the LexisNexis loose-leaf service Australian Family Law.

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27 MARCH 2019

The Hidden Cost of Free Legal Research

Artificial Intelligence is proving revolutionary for the legal industry. The ability for algorithms to quickly and automatically analyse large data sets is changing processes and opening new opportunities for innovation.

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