07
Feb 2010

“Studying law is the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” says Kate Gibbons, a solicitor with top-tier law firm, Minter Ellison. “At first, I thought I was doing it because my parents wanted me to – and I dropped out.

When I was 23, I enrolled in graduate school at UNSW. The motivation was there. I wouldn’t have felt complete if I didn’t do it. I worked three jobs – at boarding school, as a maths tutor and at Minter Ellison – and there was blood, sweat and tears (especially tears) around exam time. You want to know what you are capable of.”

Read more ...
 
07
Feb 2010

“Law gives protection against uncontrolled power, by money, guns, violence and brute force. We are lucky to live in a country with the rule of law. But we must safeguard our type of law from erosion and uphold judicial independence when it is under attack as a protection for everyone.”

-Retired High Court Justice Michael Kirby

Read more ...
 
07
Feb 2010

“I think the best thing about starting out as naive as we were, is that if we knew how much work we were getting into, we would have been scared off. I think naivete is one of our greatest gifts. You’ll actually have the courage to take on something big.” – Clary Castrission, President, 40K Home Foundation

Read more ...
 

Join our mailing list

1