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2 Jul 2020
Law Society welcomes repeal of law removing right to trial by jury
The ACT Law Society today welcomed the repeal of legislation that removed a defendant's right to a fair trial. The Society had previously condemned the introduction of this law.
23 Jun 2020
Statement on sexual harassment in the legal profession
The ACT Law Society is both alarmed and deeply disappointed at the reported findings of sexual harassment by a former member of the highest and most respected legal institution in the land.
17 Jun 2020
Law Society introduces new CEO
The President and Council of the ACT Law Society have issued a warm welcome to new Chief Executive Officer Simone Carton.
18 May 2020
Law Society welcomes return of jury trials in Canberra
The ACT Law Society welcomes the announcement that jury trials will recommence on 15 June 2020.
7 May 2020
Missed opportunity to address elder abuse
The ACT legal profession today expressed dismay at the ACT Government’s introduction of flawed legislation to address elder abuse.
2 Apr 2020
Law Society condemns ACT Government’s removal of right to trial by jury
The ACT Law Society today condemned the ACT Government's removal of a defendant's right to a fair trial.
31 Jan 2020
Road accident compensation slashed
From Saturday, Canberrans injured in a road accident that is not their fault will have their compensation slashed.
8 Jan 2020
ACT legal support for bushfire victims
The Law Society joins with the chorus legal organisations offering help and support during the bushfires devastating our beautiful country.
30 Aug 2019
Community service in the spotlight at 2019 Awards Night
The ACT Law Society’s Annual Dinner and Awards Night, held on Friday 30 August 2019, is an opportunity to thank all those who have contributed to the work of the Law Society over the course of the year. The Dinner is sponsored by Arthur J Gallagher.