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Networking & Professional Branding

Date & TimeTBC
Format Social & Networking, Webinar





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Venue Online, Digital Delivery View Map

In the 21st century, networking and branding are among the key features of most working professionals today.

This session aims to provide insight into effective use of LinkedIn, writing a powerful Resume and CV, and understanding how to promote yourself professionally when networking.

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  • Full Description

    In the 21st century, networking and branding is one the key features of most working professionals today.

    This session aims to provide insight into effective use of LinkedIn, writing a powerful Resume and CV, and understanding how to promote yourself professionally when networking.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Ability to confidently use LinkedIn
    • Understand what makes up a great Resume/CV
    • Be your own promoter in a professional context

    Potential Questions:

    • Do's and don'ts for connecting with people on LinkedIn
    • Tips and tricks for LinkedIn bio and headline
    • Tips and tricks for  both virtual and in person networking events
    • Why is professional branding so important? why should I care about it as a law student?


  • Presenters
    • Jacob McCahon, Researcher, County Court of Victoria
    • Brad Woolstencroft, LIV Young Lawyers Manager
    • Carla Bonifacio, Director, Kantar and RMIT JD student
    • Anastasia Lazarus, HR Manager at Rokk Ebony and LLB student at CSU

    About the presenters:

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    Jacob McCahon

    Jacob McCahon is the senior researcher (civil) at the County Court of Victoria.

    He undertakes research for the judges in the common law division and the commercial division — and assists with legislative and regulatory reforms that impact the judiciary.

    Jacob is the 2021 president of the of the Law Institute of Victoria Young Lawyers. He was previously co-chair of the LIV Law Reform Committee, a judge’s associate at the Supreme Court of Victoria, a residential tutor in law at Trinity College in the University of Melbourne, and a research assistant at the La Trobe University Law School.

    Brad Woolstencroft

    Brad Woolstencroft

    Brad is the Manager of the Young Lawyers Section at the Law Institute of Victoria.

    Brad has qualifications in Management, Law and AI and previously worked within corporate, tertiary and now NFP sectors.

    Brad supports students in their education journey and prepares them to make decisions about their careers aspirations.

    Carla Bonifacio

    Carla Bonifacio

    Carla has 15 years of market research experience across FMCG and Retail Industries having worked at Nielsen, Schweppes, Mattel, and now Kantar.

    Her experience lends to a unique way of cutting across research through to strategy whilst engaging and empowering all stakeholders across a supply chain.

    Whilst working full time, Carla is also currently taking a Juris Doctor degree at RMIT University. By accomplishing this degree, her goal is to be able to contribute in making justice more accessible to people and she also hopes to one day be a stronger advocate of women’s rights.

    Anastasia Lazarus

    Anastasia Lazarus

    Anastasia Lazarus is in her second year of studying the Bachelor of Laws and aims to pursue her career in the private sector, specialising in corporate and commercial law.

    She has had several years of experience working in business management, human resources and employment relations. Upon completion of the LLB and her PLT, she aims to continue furthering her career and general interest in business by pursuing a Master of Commerce majoring in Finance.


  • Webinar – Important Information
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    Register as you would any of our other in-person education and we’ll send you the webinar link and log in details the morning of the event date.
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    For additional information on LIV webinars, see our Frequently Asked Questions.