Spotlight

Are law graduates ready for the real world?

A new research project is looking into whether Queensland law graduates and newly admitted lawyers are adequately prepared for the ‘real’ world.

Focus on voluntary assisted dying

QLS Proctor looks at how voluntary assisted dying is expected to work, and also republishes a 2019 special feature that offered a range of viewpoints on this topical subject.

Community legal volunteers group photos

Community legal volunteers

Queensland has 34 not-for-profit community legal centres (CLCs). They have a long, established history of harnessing volunteer support and providing pro bono legal advice and assistance to society’s most vulnerable.

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Perspectives

In business

All practitioners and staff should take note of recent changes to sexual harassment legislation and ensure that firm cultures reflect modern societal expectations.
Rob Stevenson
In the first of a series, Toby Boys discusses the design of dispute resolution systems for use in a commercial environment.
Toby Boys

In practice

Wellbeing

Have you been wanting to find a mentor? Perhaps 2021 is the time to make mentoring matter in your workplace.
Joelene Nel

Outside the law

For those who aren’t mechanically inclined, I advise that the brakes are the thing on the car which stops it from moving.
Shane Budden
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