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!
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!
Judge Ida Malosi recently hosted VUW PLSS members at the Pasifika Youth Court for a day. Mariah Hori Te Pa descibes their experience.
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.