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Thousands of women attended rallies across Australia on March 15 as they called for an end to violence against women. Thousands of women attended rallies across Australia on March 15 as they called for an end to violence against women. Photo: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Lawyers in Australia are getting an increasing number of sexual harassment inquiries both from employers and employees in the wake of a wave of publicity about prominent harassment cases and the sexual assault of women.

Many lawyers expect the numbers will continue to rise as news reports give women the confidence to come forward with their own complaints.

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Christopher Niesche

Christopher Niesche is the Australia correspondent for Law.com International. He covers the business of law in Australia and writes about lawyers, global and domestic law firms and in-house law departments. He also covers Australian regulatory matters. He can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter: @ChrisNiesche.

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