Outside the law

When I first started studying law, I had no understanding of legal concepts or how the industry worked. I’m now one of only a few barristers in Queensland who speak fluent Mandarin. I’m glad my language skills have been able to assist Mandarin-speaking litigants and the solicitors acting for them.
, Lexi Kehl
It is urban myth that wine improves with age. Some do but most don’t - not all wines are built for the longer term with the current trend for near-instantaneous consumption rewarding accessible winemaking. Most wine these days is purchased just hours before it is consumed and in the face of demand, few wineries invest in traditional wine-making for aging.
, Matt Dunn
Mid last year I had to ask my boss if I could work from home a couple of days a week. I was feeling exhausted and starting to struggle physically. I felt like I was failing and giving into my disease, and I hated it. Turns out my boss was completely supportive and accommodating. Really, that’s what working with a disability is all about – transparency on both sides.
, Lexi Kehl
So what do our judicial officers really wear under their robes?
Originally, I considered Personal Injury Law but ended up in Criminal Law. I have two uncles who were police officers and an aunty who was a Nun… so Criminal Law was a controversial choice… but here I am!
, Lexi Kehl
Born and bred in Far North Queensland, Melissa completed her law degree at James Cook University in Townsville before working in Brisbane immediately after her admission to practice.
Wine has a difficult love-hate relationship with oxygen. As Sweet sang to us, walking that line can be tricky.
, Matt Dunn
In the aftermath of the highs and lows of my own ‘chop’ journey, I can’t help but wonder, what makes so many of us do the ’do?
, Sarah-Elke Kraal
As I may have mentioned before, when struggling for content, we have a dog (my family and I do, I mean; not you and me).
, Shane Budden
On 29 February Michael Marshall of Thomson Geer Lawyers passed away after an illness of several months.
In the Star Wars universe, the Jedi are warrior-wizards and the guardians of peace and justice in the galaxy; in the legal world, the Jedi are Ethics Solicitors, who guard the integrity of the legal profession itself. At least, that’s what we tell ourselves…
, Shane Budden

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