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Survive Law

January 23, 2018

It’s no secret that legal employers are placing less emphasis on marks, and more on broad knowledge and curiosity. An obsession with commercial experience caused me to neglect a crucial question during an interview: “What do you do outside of law?” In determining whether you’ll fit into the workplace’s culture, employers are interested in kno...

October 31, 2017

If you're looking at your CV and feeling a little overwhelmed (or underwhelmed by what’s on it) there are few things you can try to beef it up a bit! Whether you're a fresh law student who's keen to get a head start or you're having a fourth year freak out, here are some tips to get you going.

August 2, 2017

Remember your first day of law school? You sauntered in with an air of confidence, swaggering over to your desk as if you were already Harvey Specter.

March 7, 2017

Writing your first professional email can be daunting. It's a delicate balance between professionalism, politeness and - last but not least...

February 1, 2017

(The answer is no) During my time at law school, the firm environment was the career path predominantly discussed. Paralegal roles, clerkships, graduate program

October 4, 2016

Survive Law's Jess Awad dishes the dirt on LexisNexis' take on Workplace Bullying. For those of you interested in gaining a broader understanding of workplace b

August 1, 2016

Once in a blue moon you log onto your LinkedIn, have a look at who's stalked you, add a few friends and mostly ignore your news feed...

July 6, 2016

1. Mail/courier management, You’ll be the one printing off all the incoming correspondence, or sorting the outgoing correspondence into envelopes to go to their

June 22, 2016

“I’m Leanne, and I’m in my second last semester.” I announced to my first Property and Securities tutorial just a few weeks ago… “When I graduate, I'm not sure

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