Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Fires in Australia Fires in Australia burned tens of thousands of acres and destroyed thousands of buildings and homes. (Photo: David Gray/Bloomberg)

Lawyer Rick Mitry has seen firsthand the devastation that Australia’s bush fires have wrought on local residents.

“There are a lot of people who, quite frankly, are still traumatized and they don’t know which way to go,” said Mitry, who splits his time between Sydney and Exeter, a town about two hours’ drive southwest of Sydney in the midst of a bush fire-affected region.

This premium content is reserved for
Law.com International Subscribers.


  • Customized news by region including UK, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and North America
  • Cutting-edge research such as UK Top 100, China 45, and Asia 50
  • Get the inside track on the biggest breaking stories that delve deep into the issues behind the headlines
  • Comprehensive coverage of the dynamic legal market from people moves to the major international jurisdictions
  • Global view into how legal tech, business of law, in-house and regulatory environments are intersecting worldwide

Already a subscriber?

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.

Dig Deeper


Law.com International Newsletters & Briefings

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

Sign up for an unlimited number of complementary newsletters, alerts, and International Briefings. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 American Lawyer Media International, LLC. All Rights Reserved.