Legal News Sydney

October 17, 2023
Avoiding a Conflict of Interest in Family Law

  As a new client to a Family Law practice, you will often be asked an array of questions before your initial consultation such as ‘what is your partner’s name’. Whilst this...

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October 16, 2023
New Laws for Small Drug Offences

New South Wales drug law will be dramatically changed by new laws that divert individuals caught with small amounts of illicit substances away from the Courts. The recent changes will create a...

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October 6, 2023
A Barrister's Role and Their Titles

A barrister is an independent legal practitioner who acts as an advisor in law and is a specialist advocate. With their experience and knowledge of the law, they make a great difference...

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September 29, 2023
Burnout and Mental Health in the Legal Sector

R U OK? Day happens on the second Thursday of September every year and is a campaign that aims to ignite meaningful conversations about mental health. After this year’s R U OK?...

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September 25, 2023
Drink and Food Spiking at an All Time High in NSW

In NSW, drink and food spiking reached record highs last year. “Spiking” is the term given to the action of placing drugs in another person’s drink or their food without their knowledge...

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September 21, 2023
The Complete Decriminalisation of Abortion across Australia

An update on the law Following the passing of a landmark bill on Wednesday 20 September 2023 by the Western Australia Parliament, abortion by doctors has now been decriminalized across all of...

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September 15, 2023
ICC to Prosecute Cyber War Crimes

The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) lead prosecutor Karim Khan has announced that the ICC will begin prosecuting cyber war crimes in the same way that kinetic and physical war crimes are. The...

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September 13, 2023
Common Family Law Myths – Explained!

TW: This article has mentions of domestic and family violence. Here are some common family law myths we've heard, and whether they are true or not! “I can’t get a divorce unless...

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September 11, 2023
ASIC Proceedings for Greenwashing

Active Super who is stated to be one of Australia’s leading responsible super funds has become a party to civil penalty proceedings commenced by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for...

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