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21 Aug 2019
Committee needed to oversee treatment of grads
Exploitation of graduate lawyers needs to stop. The establishment of an oversight committee is one way to curb such poor treatment, writes The[Pre]La...
Flynne Tytherleigh
9 Aug 2019
Clerkship rejection is actually good for you
I never had an interest in commercial law. I didn’t even know what a share was until I did the compulsory corporations law unit and a friend explai...
Bond University
9 Aug 2019
Bond University new law degree challenges job fears
Bond University has launched four new degrees to prepare students for future careers, including a Bachelor of Legal Transformation. Write comm...
2 Aug 2019
Managing a co-career in law and art
Picasso said “All children are born artists, the problem is to remain an artist as we grow up”, writes Zoë Durand. Write comment (0 Com...
29 Jul 2019
Students propose winning solutions to combat legal challenges
Teams of university students have been recognised for their work in solving two challenges set by the Supreme Court of NSW and the Law Society of NSW....
3 Jul 2019
Balance study with activities you are passionate about
Law students typically fear deviating away from a textbook-focused approach at law school because they believe high grades guarantee graduate roles. W...
23 Apr 2019
Stop, drop and roll: Dealing with final semester stress
How many of you remember your last high school exam? For me, it was my Japanese exam. It was in the third week of November 2014 and it was a sunny day...
15 Apr 2019
College of Law boss opens up about today’s law school paradigm
Neville Carter AM, CEO and principal of The College of Law, has offered some insight into today’s law school environment, including whether the deba...
29 Mar 2019
Experience at law school as a student of an Asian Australian background
Australia, arguably being one of the most multicultural countries at this day and age, is populated with people from dozens of countries around the gl...
11 Mar 2019
UQ start-ups receive lawyers’ backing
A number of lawyers have thrown their support behind entrepreneurs in a University of Queensland accelerator program by providing free legal services...
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