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18 Jan 2021
Coronavirus update for the ACT legal profession
Updates on the situation in relation to COVID-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.
23 Dec 2020
Position vacant: Policy Lawyer
The ACT Law Society is looking to employ a Policy Lawyer to support the Society’s policy/special interest committees in contributing to strategic policy and advocacy for the legal profession in the ACT.
1 Dec 2020
Use of the Settlements Office
There have been small changes to the rules for attendance at Settlements.
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.
2 Nov 2020
Family Law Update November 2020
The Family Law Committee is pleased to introduce their new regular news update.
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.
2 Oct 2020
Farewell Tony Kidney
The Law Society was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Tony Kidney on Thursday 1 October 2020.
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.