The Big Smoke sat down with Mellissa Larkin, founder and CEO of Peripheral Blue, an Australian legal and consulting firm with a fresh approach.
In an effort to bring the law into line, Victoria has clamped down on lawyers they perceive as bringing the profession down.
Sadly, the union between lawyer and client is often an impersonal one. However, those at Source Legal do the opposite, as they build meaningful relationships built on earned trust.
You can sue a doctor for negligence, and a tradie for shoddy workmanship, but today we’re asking: if you’ve been inadequately represented in court, can you sue a lawyer for incompetence?
For this week’s Long Reads we spin tales of Prince’s complex legacy, a lawyer that protects asylum seekers, and the sad end of a genius.