12th Dec 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on how we have managed the inevitable stresses that have arisen in our busy work lives and develop strategies for the year ahead. In this article, Clarissa Rayward, the recipient of the inaugural 2019 Minds Count Award for Individual Leadership in Legal Mental Wellbeing, shares some great tips.
Exciting news too, Clarissa will also be presenting at our 2020 Queensland Conference!
31st Oct 2019
Tom Goudkamp provides invaluable guidance for lawyers who are acting for clients with brain injury to ensure they recover the compensation they are entitled to.
20th Jul 2017
Lawyers are very analytical and very specific in their use of terminology. They choose their terms carefully and interpret them precisely. While such precision may seem to be a curious and even humorous idiosyncrasy to the lay-person, it can have a devastating effect on those seeking access to justice.
3rd Jun 2016
While there is no obligation on a lawyer to make a file note of a conversation with a medical expert, is it ethical for a lawyer not to make a recording of a conversion in circumstances where the instructions to the specialist are for a verbal opinion only? Joanne Baker discusses.