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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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01
Aug 2016

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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. When you don't ignore your news feed, you probably see law firms spruiking the latest and greatest things their working on in the words of one of their partners. And you probably don't read them. In fairness, there are too many for you to possibly stay up to date. For that reason, we've put together a list of recent law firm 'insights' that are worth a read. Reading them won't take longer than your commute to work or uni (or your Admin law lecture) but you'll always pick up something you didn't know before.

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27
Jul 2016

Most of us are plugged into our phones during our daily commute. We're probably listening to Beyonce, Mumford and Brothers/Cousins/Misc or whatever new band is just so hot right now. The more studious among us might even be using that time to catch up on lectures. For those of us who fall somewhere in between, wanting to use the time productively but too lazy to make it happen, there are podcasts.

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11
Jul 2016

Since returning to law school for my final year, I’ve found my curiosity taking me to all corners of the library. There are so many valuable resources that I wish I had the opportunity to read earlier in my degree. As my time at uni draws to a close, I thought I’d share a few with the Survive Law community, in the hope that other students and young lawyers will utilise these to their full advantage… 

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06
Jul 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 recipients – that is, if your workplace hasn’t moved totally electronic, in which case, you’ll be the one filtering out the emails that come to the generic address to the appropriate people. You’ll also be responsible for distributing incoming mail to the relevant staff member, and making sure things that were supposed to arrive, have, and chasing them up if they haven’t. 

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04
Jul 2016

Whilst I’m sure, like me you can’t get enough of constitutional law and the rest of the Priestley clan, doing electives is one of the best parts about law school!

But how do you actually decide what subjects to take?

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