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Coronavirus update for the ACT legal profession

9 Oct 2020

Coronavirus update for the ACT legal profession

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

Federal budget overlooks legal assistance sector

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.

Farewell Tony Kidney

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.

Tips for managing the legal workforce as COVID-19 restrictions ease in the ACT

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.

Domestic violence services expanded

27 Aug 2020

Domestic violence services expanded

The Family Violence & Children's Committee recently met with Eve Ball, who is the Team Leader, Legal Advocacy & Crisis Intervention at the Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS).

Verification of Identity service

9 Jul 2020

Verification of Identity service

Australia Post offers a Verification of Identity solution acting as an Identity Agent for conveyancing practitioners across Australia.

Guidance on using the Electronic Contract for Sale in multi-unit developments

19 Jun 2020

Guidance on using the Electronic Contract for Sale in multi-unit developments

Clarification from the Property Law Committee on how to use the Law Society’s Electronic Contract for Sale when producing contracts for multi-unit developments and ‘off the plan’ sales.

Logging in to the new website

2 Jun 2020

Logging in to the new website

A guide on how to reset your member password and log in to the new Law Society website.

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