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9 Sep 2009
What options are available outside private practice?
Today, many lawyers are considering what options outside private practice are available to them. These include: Working as an in-house lawyer in a cor...
2 Sep 2009
The Indian frontier
While the Indian legal market has not yet been liberalised to allow overseas lawyers to work in the industry, it is just a matter of time and Australi...
2 Sep 2009
I am a second-year lawyer contemplating a move overseas in the next two to three years. Given the
The international market has always been an attractive option for junior lawyers seeking to build on their skills and experience in a jurisdiction - n...
26 Aug 2009
I have been waiting for the market to improve before finding a new in-house job - Is now the righ
It's great to be able to finally express a little optimism, albeit tempered with a solid dose of caution. Since the beginning of the new financial yea...
26 Aug 2009
Working in China
China is on the upswing and lawyers would be well placed to develop their skills in Australia for when the time is right to make a move over to Asia, ...
19 Aug 2009
Keeping employees happy
Whilst the world might be in the midst of a global financial crisis, the focus for keeping lawyers happy has not changed, writes Ruth SalamonThe core ...
19 Aug 2009
I'm a lawyer needing flexibility. What do you think the future is for flexible work practices giv
Once upon a time flexibility in a big law firm meant a 5pm yoga class then back to the desk. Then came the notion of "part-time", but given, the deman...
12 Aug 2009
How do you demonstrate value and 'sure up' your in-house role in the current environment?
Many in-house lawyers in today's market are experiencing company-wide restructuring and pressure to reduce costs. Demonstrating increased value to you...
6 Aug 2009
Marketing the lawyer
Lawyers offering a service need to be able to market it effectively and selling their own commercial acumen could be a way to win more business, write...
6 Aug 2009
How can I plan for my future career goals?
Salaries being frozen and the market slowing down doesn't necessarily mean that your career aspirations have to go "on hold". Your career goals can be...
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