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!
“Had it not been for a browse on seek.co.nz, I would have never discovered the advertisement for the position I’m in now – and I applied on the last day, within the last hour of the application window closing.”
Name: Gabriel Julian-Brougham Job title: Policy Advisor Employer, city/country: MBIE, Wellington, New Zealand Length of time in current role: 18 months Where and when you studied law: Victoria University of Wellington/ ’05-10 Describe a typical day in your job There is a mixture of: Working on a team project with long-term milestones. Managing my …
The most difficult and technical areas of the law that you learn about in school are often the most useful once you start work – so pay attention!
Interested in in-house legal jobs? Jessica Hinman shares her experience working for Xero Limited.
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.
I worked at a farmers’ market for a few years while studying. A customer there who was working at Bankside recognised me, knew I was at law school, and liked the idea I was doing a “real job”.
Learn about Oliver’s life after Law school as a solicitor for the Treasury.
McCullough Robertson graduate Michael Bidwell talks about life as a young lawyer across the ditch.