How did the law firms we've come to know as pioneers in the legal innovation space first present their offerings on this novel thing called the World Wide Web? Let’s set the time machine to the late ‘90s/early ‘00s.
Survive Law interviewed Jane Fletcher, a qualified barrister and solicitor who worked with the Projects Abroad Human Rights Office in Tanzania for a month. If you have an interest in social justice or international legal systems, we strongly recommend undertaking a voluntary placement abroad.
Once you’ve argued with a family member, housemate or your partner over missing food that you bought and labelled with your name, it’s very unremarkable that food has been the subject of many a legal dispute. Who can forget the snail in the ginger beer bottle in Donoghue v Stevenson? Or Justice Kirby asking counsel if they had brought samples...
At the end of every semester, I’m left with this emotional void. All of my energy goes to study, with every podcast, job application and article put on the back burner. There’s a whole lot of catching up to do this summer.
Survive Law spoke with Harrison Roubin, a Law and International Studies student from Deakin University who worked at Dentons' Shanghai Office, which you can read more about here. If you have an interest in international commercial law, we strongly recommend undertaking a voluntary placement abroad.