For my next post on this site, I wanted to do a follow up about mental health and resilience in the legal profession. Now we have all seen the statistics over and over again. But what about the people behind those statistics. I wanted to tell some real stories and put some relatable faces behind … Continue reading Mental Health in the Law – The stories behind the statistics
I’ve long been planning to write something about the very important topic that is “Women in Law”. You might ask why I care, given I look so rubbish in a dress – but this issue is too important to allow the half of the population to ignore. When it comes to high achievers, we are … Continue reading Women in the Legal Profession
For this article, I would like to discuss a very serious topic, which is mental health in the legal profession. It has rightfully become more topical in recent years and the wonderful governing bodies in our state Law Societies are offering access to resources to help practitioners. Unfortunately, many don’t know they are available. Allow … Continue reading Resilience, Mental Health and the Legal Profession
I wanted to write another social media themed post to tie up this little thread I appear to be on lately. This time around however I’d like to focus on the way Facebook seems to be changing the way family law operates in Australia in regard to pre-nuptial agreements. Of course this is a very … Continue reading Love In The Time Of Facebook
In my latest entry, I’d like to cover a recent Queensland case, which has far reaching implications in the area of family law - especially when it comes to the status of children. Anyone even slightly involved in the legal profession may have already guessed that the case I am speaking of is A & B … Continue reading So Just Who Is The Daddy?