Georgia Neaverson

Georgia Neaverson

Georgia Neaverson is a writer for Australasian Lawyer, with expertise in reporting on employment law and legal ethics. She also writes for HRD Australia and is studying a Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney. In 2020, Georgia returned home to Sydney after working as a professional ballerina in Europe. Upon graduating from the Dutch National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam with a Bachelor of Arts, she joined the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw. There, she was fortunate to perform a number of world-renowned classical ballets, including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.

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Maurice Blackburn helps Hazelwood firefighter win in Victorian Supreme Court

Maurice Blackburn helps Hazelwood firefighter win in Victorian Supreme Court

An insurer rejected the firefighter’s WorkCover claim after he developed a rare disease on the job

‘Lawyers are finding new ways to deliver their services,’ NSW Law Society president says

‘Lawyers are finding new ways to deliver their services,’ NSW Law Society president says

The organisation’s recent roadshow focused on the impact of tech on legal service delivery post-COVID-19

Maurice Blackburn welcomes ACT legislation cracking down on elder abuse

Maurice Blackburn welcomes ACT legislation cracking down on elder abuse

Under the new laws, perpetrators can be jailed for a maximum of three years

COVID-19 fails to derail Australia’s small law sector, survey finds

COVID-19 fails to derail Australia’s small law sector, survey finds

57% of small firms saw their revenue increase in 2020

Legal bodies slam lawyer harassment in Myanmar

Legal bodies slam lawyer harassment in Myanmar

The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association have called for unlawfully detained lawyers and judges to be freed

The highs and lows of work-from-home lawyers

The highs and lows of work-from-home lawyers

While some lawyers have thrived in flexible and remote working arrangements, others must take care to avoid burnout

Human rights lawyers encourage NSW Parliament to ’act without delay’ on LGBT justice initiative

Human rights lawyers encourage NSW Parliament to ’act without delay’ on LGBT justice initiative

The Standing Committee on Social Issues has recommended a judicial inquiry into hate crimes

‘World-first’ lawyer-focused dating app hits the market

‘World-first’ lawyer-focused dating app hits the market

The app was developed by lawyers affiliated with a global legal community website

NSW barrister in hot water following ‘vulgar’ display towards chambers clerk

NSW barrister in hot water following ‘vulgar’ display towards chambers clerk

The barrister’s behaviour and its characterisation are “concerning,” the WLANSW president says

How are our lawyers? Mental health in the legal industry

How are our lawyers? Mental health in the legal industry

“Lawyers consistently rate in the top two occupations with the highest prevalence of mental health problems,” the Law Society of South Australia says