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Contents – December LIJ

Contents – December LIJ

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Contents

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Features
News
MENTAL HEALTH
As the world is turned on its head by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is timely to discuss mental health in the legal profession
By Paul Horvath and Ines Perkovic
DIVERSITY PAPER
LIV president Sam Pandya’s new paper “Positive Action, Lasting Change: Advancing cultural diversity in the Victorian legal profession” recommends firms drive ethnic and cultural diversity at all levels.
SENTENCING
As the world is turned on its head by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is timely to discuss mental health in the legal profession
by Tim Marsh
DIVERSITY
Law firms are trying to address the barriers that are holding back culturally diverse lawyers from senior roles.
By Karin Derkley
CLASS ACTIONS
This article explores the tension between judge-led and legislative reform of the class action mechanism – a jurisprudential debate with deep historical roots.
By Andrew Paull and Eleanor Toohey
YOUNG LAWYERS
At 17, after a long journey from the Afghan warzone, including a stateless existence in Pakistan and a crossing from Indonesia in a fishing canoe, Yasin Azra arrived in Australia ready to contribute and make a difference.
ACCESS TO JUSTICE
In the wake of COVID-19, the courts have become adept at conducting hearings online.
By Chirag Patel
YOUNG LAWYERS
More needs to be done to combat unconscious bias in regards to candidates from low socio-economic and diverse backgrounds.
By Muluka Said
FAMILY LAW
How the Family Law Courts have treated the continued operation of, and frequent non-compliance with, parenting orders in the wake of COVID-19.
By Radu Catrina
INTERVIEW
Chief Magistrate Lisa Hannan fast-tracked her plan to leverage technology and improve the Court’s access to justice with the COVID-19 lockdowns.
By Karin Derkley
WORKPLACE LAW
Recent high profile cases tell a cautionary tale to employers and employees about public comment and expressing personal views in the course of employment.
By Tessa van Duyn
OPINION
Perpetrators of elder abuse, often the adult children of victims, must be held accountable.
By Melanie Joosten
 
 
2020 LIJ LEGAL FEATURES INDEX
 
Every Issue
LIJ COURTS & PARLIAMENT
From the president High Court judgments
Unsolicited Federal Court judgments
  Family law judgments
  Supreme Court judgments
  Legislation update
  Practice notes
REVIEWS PRACTICE
Online
Ethics Committee rulings: Client documents
Victorian law reform: How sexual offences are dealt with
 
 
Property: Renewing a lease
 
Technology: Move to e-signing
 
Technophile: NEXL
 
 
Environmental law: No longer unprecedented
 
 
According to merit?: Not so super
CAREER & LIV LIVING LAW
Admissions
Inside stories: A path to advocacy
LIV update Food/Wine/Coffee
Law Council of Australia: It’s time to eradicate elder abuse
With all due respect
  Health and wellbeing
 

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