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Mar 2017

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Writing your first professional email can be daunting. It's a delicate balance between professionalism, politeness and - last but not least - purpose. We know this. But it can be hard to put into practice and even our most earnest attempts can end up reeking of naivete. So here is a 6-step checklist for writing a professional email.

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Feb 2017

 

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As someone who is employed in a corporate office environment, my biggest bug-bear is trying to find pants (with pockets), that fit my ever-fluctuating shape (that, and wearing a bra for longer than 8 hours).  

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Feb 2017

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During my time at law school, the firm environment was the career path predominantly discussed. Paralegal roles, clerkships, graduate programs… everything seemed to centre on the firm.

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Dec 2016

Beyond lawyer-client interactions, we don’t often see or put much thought into other ways lawyers use their legal skills in the wider community. Or when we do, it’s about them being greedy. Together, Canon Australia’s chief legal counsel, David Field, and author of ‘The Wellness Doctrines for Law Students and Young Lawyers’, Jerome Doraisamy, are setting out to change that, teaming up to create online photographic blog project, Lifetimes in Law.

 
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Aug 2016

The clerkship application period is a special hell reserved for all penultimate students that dare to dream of a career in big-time commercial law. But it doesn't have to be. Survive Law sat down with two members of King & Wood Mallesons' recruitment committee to get you the inside scoop on making your application stand out.

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