Australian Bar Association news

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

Arbitration an increasingly popular dispute resolution method

Arbitration an increasingly popular dispute resolution method

A new report shows the results of the first empirical evaluation of arbitration in Australia

Legal bodies slam Family Court merger bill

Legal bodies slam Family Court merger bill

The legislation burdens Australian judges with an “impossible task,” the bodies say

Victorian Bar expresses concern about COVID-19 Omnibus Bill

Victorian Bar expresses concern about COVID-19 Omnibus Bill

Bar says proposal to expand criteria and power of authorised officers may lead to breach of human rights

'Bizarre conspiracy theory': Legal profession leaders slam 'baseless attack' on judiciary

'Bizarre conspiracy theory': Legal profession leaders slam 'baseless attack' on judiciary

Leaders say that a recent article critical of judicial officials on the George Pell case is “wrong and reprehensible”