Perspectives

Despite COVID-19, reconciliation must continue with the aim of achieving concrete, culturally viable results for a genuinely reconciled future.
, Joshua Apanui
While COVID-19 is a massive event, older practitioners have survived other global crises, and are ready to offer younger lawyers some words of wisdom and encouragement.
, Tony Keim
Victorian legislation allowing contingency fees is likely to bring practitioners into conflicts of interest.
, Shane Budden, Stafford Shepherd
What does the NRL have to do with the work of Queensland Law Society policy committees?
, Shane Budden
According to Sisters Inside CEO Debbie Kilroy OAM, it is “beyond outrageous” that more than 400 Aboriginal people have died in custody since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) report was tabled on 15 April 1991.
, Joshua Apanui
That was because there was “a significant possibility that an innocent person has been convicted because the evidence did not establish guilt to the requisite standard of proof”1
, Christopher Stackpoole
I credit my journey into the legal profession to a conversation I had with my late-grandmother in England when I was 12 years old.
, Sheetal Deo
Lord Atkin’s seminal analysis has been the foundation of the law of negligence throughout the common law world.
, Bevan Hughes
We are now relying on phone and videoconferencing facilities. It might seem easy enough to simply subscribe to an online videoconferencing provider – but have you considered the need for staff training to highlight security features and concerns of your chosen videoconferencing platform?
, QLS Ethics and Practice Centre
The immediate crisis and panic of those last weeks in March may have passed, but the ‘new normal’ is likely to be here for some months to come.
, Rob Stevenson
Working remotely for an extended period can present new challenges, especially for parents when schools are closed. So, how can you stay productive while working from home?
, Petris Lapis
As we all struggle to adapt to our new, post-COVID-19 environment, it will be interesting how businesses adapt to evolve to not only survive in this brave new world. The legal industry is no different.
, Brendan Nyst

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