⏳ 6 mins It’s Royal Commission (RC) season and misconduct is in the air. Let’s look at what they are, which ongoing RCs you should keep your eye out for, as well as the history of RCs in Australia.
⏳ 7 mins This coming month, we’ll take a look at a seemingly obscure but oft-used ‘secret language’ of the law—Latin. But first, we’ll take a detour through music and art. You’ll find that the language used by a profession tells you a lot about its evolution, as well as the persistence of history.
⏳ 8 mins Nilanka is a classmate from law school who has been kicking a lot of goals during her time as a lawyer. She started at a law firm in Canberra and has since moved back to Melbourne. Recently, she was invited to join the partnership at her firm, Adero Law.
⏳ 7 mins This week, we look at what happens when we’re faced with overwhelming choice (whether actual or perceived) in our lives, what the research says, and two things lawyers can do better.
⏳ 4 mins As we stand on the cusp of 2019, one aspect that stood out to me this year is our dependence on technology for instant ‘rewards’. Here are three concepts that we can take into 2019 to defy this trend. Let’s aim to live and work in a more meaningful way with technology as an aid,
⏳ 7 mins We’re dependent on technology to make our work and social worlds go round. Unfortunately, there is a dark side to overuse. This week, we take a look at two examples of how the law attempts to regulate technological use and misuse.
⏳ 3 mins Apart from having a great experience, let’s look at the actual reasons for why you should become a judge’s associate. This post is about THE BIG WHY.
⏳ 7 mins There is a lot of mystery about what it means to be a judge’s associate—that is—until you become one. Being a judge’s associate is like being a mini barrister, lawyer, legal researcher and executive assistant, all rolled up into one.
⏳ 5 mins 2019 is nearly upon us. Here’s a round-up on influential books that have made my list in the past year, as well as some thoughts on philosophy and the law.
⏳ 6 mins Not everything worth knowing is taught. There are a couple of things that law school doesn’t teach you. Let’s go through the list, because I believe in this: Scientia potentia est = Knowledge is power