26 Nov 2020
Update on Strata reform
Members practicing in conveyancing, property law or strata-related matters should be aware that there have been a number of recent legislative changes relating to strata reform and associated conveyancing requirements.
23 Nov 2020
Statement on proposed Family Court merger
The Law Council of Australia released a statement today condemning the proposed merger of the specialist Family Law Court into the Federal Circuit Court. The ACT Law Society agrees with this position, and supports the continued independence of the Family Court of Australia.
7 Oct 2020
Federal budget overlooks legal assistance sector
The ACT Law Society has joined our colleagues at the Law Council of Australia in expressing disappointment at the federal government’s failure to properly fund the legal assistance sector in its newly-announced budget.
23 Sep 2020
Tips for managing the legal workforce as COVID-19 restrictions ease in the ACT
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, the Law Society’s Industrial Relations Committee has published a guide to help ACT Law Firms navigate HR questions related to this phase.