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Survive Law

June 28, 2016

Just over two months ago, fresh from my first visit to London, I set my mind to applying for a clerkship at Linklaters. I guess when they said magic circle...

February 28, 2016

Everyone knows that coming back to law school is about making new friends, starting afresh with your organisation goals and (actually) attending classes this...

February 26, 2015

"Three hundred pages a day is a serious understatement. At my end of the spectrum, I have to read thousands of pages. Law requires discipline and focus. Fortunately I was born with good concentration."  

- Former High Court Justice Michael Kirby 

It’s Week 1. What you thought would be an ease-in introduction to studying law has turned into a wh...

November 20, 2013

If you're anything like me, you enjoy being captivated and drawn into the world of a good book and although some cases can be just as captivating (my inner law nerd showing himself) reading cases like novels is not an efficient way to study or work. So to help you out, I've put together a list of questions and helpful tips to assist y...

August 21, 2013

Have you recently signed up for your law society’s negotiation tournament? If you’re feeling a bit unsure about how to prepare or how to get the other side to agree to your client’s proposals, here are some tips for your first negotiation competition

When you sign up


A good place to start is watching a negotiation competition and looking...

April 18, 2013

Law is all about reading; quite a lot of reading, in fact. Unfortunately they haven't invented those nifty things from the Matrix that just load knowledge...

April 12, 2012

It seems like no matter how hard I try to live a ‘balanced’ lifestyle, I almost never succeed and often find myself on two extremes of the spectrum...

March 6, 2012

When it comes to being good students, we’re all guilty of telling ourselves that we’ll ‘get around to it’. For most of us, these traps are very easy to fall...

November 7, 2011

If every conversation I heard in the law library about how much study everyone does is true, then I am in serious trouble. If I read more than 40% of my...

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