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Survive Law

September 14, 2016

When I graduated law school earlier this year, as part of my usual delayed process of unpacking significant life moments, I began to consider what I had...

July 30, 2015

High-flying company executives are not the only ones who get to travel abroad as part of their careers. Law offers numerous opportunities to satisfy your...

February 11, 2015

The course structure for a law degree sometimes seems like a strategy board taken straight from the most confidential vault at the Pentagon...

February 5, 2014

After I finished law school, I decided to do a PLT placement in a family law firm, as it was an area that I hadn’t studied but wanted to try out. I expected I would like family law. It fitted with the romantic notion that as a lawyer, I was really helping people.

November 25, 2013

This year I’ve had the opportunity to do some work experience in Grafton with a solicitor who works as a sole practitioner. There’s a lot that I’ve learnt...

March 15, 2013

My perspective on being a law student could be said to be fairly unique. At 51 years old and with a 30-year career in nursing/midwifery behind me, the notion...

April 26, 2012

Once you are admitted to practice law in one jurisdiction, you can't necessarily practice freely in another. Don't fret if hindsight has shown you that you want to practice somewhere else, though.

August 9, 2010

The thing about many Practical Legal Training assignments is that they seem so straightforward. On the face of it, everything looks so simple and you think that

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