by Michael Bidwell, The Legal Forecast September is Brisbane Pride Month celebrating its 28th year supporting the LGBTI+ community. As an openly gay lawyer, Editor in Chief for The Legal Forecast and Events Coordinator for Pride in Law, I wanted to write this article as a reminder of how far Read more…
Olivia Chamberlain, Policy Analyst for Ministry for the Environment, shares her experiences of another way your law degree can be put to use!
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.
"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."
To celebrate the coming new year, Learn Law Life has vamped up its wardrobe and added a punchy new accessory – the LLL JOB BOARD! We have scoured the net (and various other locations) to bring you recent graduate/junior positions available all in one place. We will update the Jobs Read more…
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…
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.
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”.