What is Just and Equitable?

What is Just and Equitable? By David Smallbone The phrase “just and equitable” occurs surprisingly often in legislation. It has a long history. One of the dangers of specialisation is that it is easy to overlook the history, significance and a full understanding of words which are familiar and even hackneyed in a particular context, but which […]

Mediation & advocacy

Mediation and Advocacy By David Ash Litigation is run by the state. Mediation is run by parties. This century, the state has brought mediation into litigation, a move producing tensions of which much has been written. The focus of this article is instead on harmony, on how litigation advocates can draw upon rather than discard […]

June 2018 Readers

Meet our new Readers. Ronny Chen Ronny was admitted as a solicitor in 2015 and practised at a firm in Chatswood before moving to China with a position as an  equity analyst.  He is halfway through a master’s degree in finance.  Ronny wishes to establish a practice focussing on equity, trusts, insolvency, tax and corporations […]

One barrister’s battle to increase Indigenous lawyer numbers – Chris Ronalds AO SC

Feb 1 2018 One barrister’s battle to increase Indigenous lawyer numbers – Chris Ronalds AO SC, Katie Walsh. View article    

Fresh twist in battle for author Colleen McCullough’s estate – David Murr SC and David Ash

22 May 2018 Fresh twist in battle for author Colleen McCullough’s estate 2, Michaela Whitbourn.   View article