Recruiting and Retaining Lawyers: A problem in rural, regional and remote communities
This article suggests that there is an urgent need to address the shortage of lawyers in rural, regional and remote (RRR) areas of Australia. It considers the nature and extent of the problem, reviews the existing Australian literature on the factors affecting recruitment and retention of lawyers in RRR areas and identifies several initiatives that have been implemented in an effort to address its effects. It recommends the need for a range of strategies which target key pathways in the student/practitioner lifecycle.
Alternative Law Journal
Legal Practice, Lawyering and the Legal Profession