Hello, readers. Welcome to the inaugural article in this advice column for law students and graduates. I am pretty damned delighted to be here.
“I asked a woman at Walmart where the rubbish bins were on my first day in the US, she looked at me like I was speaking another language”
Olivia Chamberlain, Policy Analyst for Ministry for the Environment, shares her experiences of another way your law degree can be put to use!
Humanity is on the cusp of creating technological sentience in artificially intelligent machines. This begs the question – how will clones and other sentient technology engage with our legal system?
“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.”
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!
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.
Danielle explains a typical day in life after Law school as a Treasury Vote Analyst.