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.
“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.”
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 Read more…
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!
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!