Summer 2021

Editor's Note

Holiday – Celebrate

President's Report

No place for sexual harassment


Defamation Reforms
Use your allusion
Pitfalls in the Legal Profession Uniform Law costs assessment regime
The Fragility of the Rule of Law in Hong Kong
The High Court sends trial judges to Coventry
The need to criminalise hate crimes
What now for the female judiciary of Afghanistan?

Recent Developments

The scope of the ‘aliens’ power in the Constitution
Apprehended bias and judicial independence
Termination of Clive Palmer’s multi-billion dollar claim against Western Australia
Guidance for Treating Doctor Reports
The uncertain boundaries of prosecutorial disclosure
Publishers of third-party comments
A casual return to contractual orthodoxy?
The significance of re-enactment
The scope of intellectual freedom


Sexual harassment reforms and the legal profession
New tool for reporting lawyer sexual harassment in Victoria
Responding to change
Dr Swan on barrister health
The Fall of Kabul
Serving in Afghanistan
The class of lockdown: How the Bar Practice Course went online
Sybil Morrison Lecture: The Honourable Mary Gaudron QC’s Contribution to Law and Jurisprudence


Anecdote Covid cat days: Robbie's First Court Appearance
Dog Day Out


Interview with Justice Dhanji
Belonging: A Novel – Interview with author Dr Anthony Hopkins
Greg James AM QC


2021 Appointments

Legal History

Alexandria Park – a tale of terra nullius
A reflection on Mr Justice Cross


Trials and tribulations – recollections about a different Bar and a different era
Making a wave
The Hon Dr Frank Roland McGrath AM OBE


Cook’s Institutes: Three Barristers’ Recipes For Enduring Lockdown


The Honourable Margaret Ackary Stone AO FAAL
His Honour Judge George Richard Rummery QC
The Hon. John Haldan 'Hal' Wootten AC QC
Joseph Anthony Moore



Bullfry and lazy, hazy, crazy days of Summer|The appeal was not going well.


Advocatus - Aspiring to Silk during Covid Times

The Furies

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