Recent revelations in the media have highlighted that the legal profession is not immune to sexual harassment in the workplace. If you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation where you are feeling sexually harassed, we have compiled some links and resources that may be of assistance.
Applying for your first serious legal job can be daunting … Read on for some tips from Vanessa Syme (People & Performance Manager at MinterEllisonRuddWatts) on how to impress your prospective employer and secure that job!
A Day in the Life of a … JustSpeak Board Member and S.A. at the Office of the Children’s Commissioner
Learn Law Life recently had the opportunity to talk with Julia Whaipooti, JustSpeak Board Member, community justice lover, and Senior Adviser at the Office of the Children's Commissioner.
The four steps every law student should know to become a practising lawyer in NZ.
Auckland Uni student Cecilia Liu gives her top 3 tips to smoothing the transition from high school to law school.
Rachel Mullins tells us about her life after law school, working in the Māori Land Court and the Waitangi Tribunal
The New Lawyer podcast: Episode 17 – NZLS President Kathryn Beck talks Employment Law, the future of NZ lawyers and loving your work
Kathryn talks about her career as an employment lawyer, her involvement in the Law Society, her vision for the best future for law in New Zealand, her advice to new lawyers, her thoughts on mental health for lawyers, and her joy and love for the practice of law.
Olivia Chamberlain, Policy Analyst for Ministry for the Environment, shares her experiences of another way your law degree can be put to use!
Some handy legal te reo Māori terms and phrases to use in the classroom, office and in court!
The New Lawyer podcast: Episode 16 – Anna talks all-or-nothing in practice, the work of a litigation solicitor, and what great law firm culture looks like
In this episode of The New Lawyer podcast Katie Cowan talks to Anna about all-or-nothing in practice, the work of a litigation solicitor, and what great law firm culture looks like.
"the Otago District Law Society did not allow her full access to their library and excluded her from annual dinners due to her status as a woman. Thankfully, this sort of blatant discrimination is no longer tolerated."