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Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

17 Jan 2022

Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession  

Updates on the situation in relation to Covid-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.

New Contract for Sale

9 Dec 2021

New Contract for Sale  

The ACT Law Society Contract for Sale has been updated to accommodate e-conveyancing.

Trust account alert: email scams and cyber fraud

19 Nov 2021

Trust account alert: email scams and cyber fraud  

The Society reminds members of the need to continually be alert to cyber fraud.

Electronic witnessing of documents

6 Oct 2021

Electronic witnessing of documents  

Guidance to members for electronic witnessing of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

ACT budget initiatives relevant to the legal sector

6 Oct 2021

ACT budget initiatives relevant to the legal sector  

For the interest of members, the Law Society has produced a summary of budget initiatives of relevance to the legal sector.

Support services during lockdown

9 Sep 2021

Support services during lockdown  

Although the ACT is in lockdown, staying home may not be a safe option for some people. This page collates support services in the ACT and region that are still operating during lockdown.

What are my legal options if I'm having trouble with my neighbour?

6 Sep 2021

What are my legal options if I'm having trouble with my neighbour?  

You may have heard local lawyer Chris Donohue chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what you can do if you're having trouble with your neighbour. We've compiled some useful resources on this topic.

Family Law Update: New merged courts

1 Sep 2021

Family Law Update: New merged courts  

The Family Law Committee would like to advise members of recent developments and releases from the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

ACT Law Awards finalists announced

6 Aug 2021

ACT Law Awards finalists announced  

The finalists in the ACT Law Awards will be announced this week!

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