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17 Jan

Lex or Law?

A step back in time helps us to understand our experience of law. Lex (Latin) for ‘law’  Law (Viking, Icelandic) for ‘lex’   The rule of ‘law’ is the glue which holds our society together. But where did the word ‘law’ come  from? There is some deep history nested in the distinction between ‘lex’ and ‘law’. Law is an old Viking...

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22 Dec

Summer Book & Series Recommendations

The summer holidays offer the perfect opportunity to sit back and enjoy a good book or television series. Whether it’s a page-turning true story, a life-changing self-help book, or a heart-warming novel, now’s the time to enjoy. We’ve collected some of Leo Cussen’s staff picks for what to read and watch this summer:   The...

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09 Dec

Wellness Advocate of the Year 2021

Leo Cussen Centre for Law congratulates team member Lawyer and Mentor, Desi Vlahos for being named Wellness Advocate of the Year at the recent  Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards.  These awards are the most prestigious awards in Australia for our industry celebrating excellence and the outstanding women influencing the Australian legal profession.  Desi has worked tirelessly in creating momentum in mental health for lawyers, barristers,...

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