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Feb 2010

“In the penultimate year of law school the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important groups. Those who apply for summer clerkships, and those who do not.”

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Feb 2010

“I have been really lucky. I have been able to forge a career that I really enjoy. Not everyone is lucky enough to have everything fall into place – though I was a neurotic kind of law student.”

-Lisa Pryor, SMH Columnist and Author of ‘The Pinstriped Prison: How overachievers get trapped in corporate jobs they hate.’

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Feb 2010

To find out exactly what being an Associate to a Judge entails, Survive Law spoke exclusively with Faraz Maghami, Associate to a Judge.

Faraz is a graduate of the University of Western Sydney and is the Past National President of the Australian Law Students Association (ALSA). He was previously employed at eBay where he worked with the in-house legal team for four years.

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13
Feb 2010

Costa Avgoustinos, a casual academic at UTS, UNSW LLM student and finalist at Tropfest in 2004, talks to survive law about his time at university, the diverse career opportunities he’s had and the importance to breaking out of that ‘I must be a lawyer’ mind set. 

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13
Feb 2010

The law is a mirror to societal morals and values, although some would argue that reflection is 5+ years behind. The chance to learn about this mechanism that underpins everything, and have an opportunity to challenge, change and develop it, is most appealing for an idealistic law student.

-Sarah Christian, Law student

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13
Feb 2010

Work experience and networking is just as important, if not more important, than your marks! You will very quickly learn this. - Phillip Briffa, law student

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