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Your Career: Pathways, options and opportunities

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Your Career: Pathways, options and opportunities

Date & TimeTBC
Format Social & Networking, Webcast
Price

Member

$30.00

Non-Member

$40.00

CPD Units NA
Venue Conference Room 2, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

Are you beginning a career in law? Or perhaps you’re still choosing a career direction. The LIV is delighted to invite all law students, graduates and new solicitors to an information session on the career pathways, options and opportunities available for career progression in the legal sector.

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  • Program Overview

    Full description:

    Are you beginning a career in law? Or perhaps you’re still choosing a career direction. The LIV is delighted to invite all law students, graduates and new solicitors to an information session on the career pathways, options and opportunities available for career progression in the legal sector.

    Presenters from a range of practice areas will share firsthand experiences and valuable insights on how they forged their unique career pathways – and how you can too. The session will also include a casual Q&A where you will have the opportunity to ask specific questions.

    Whether you are still studying for your law degree or have been practising for a few years and are looking to set some career goals, this informative session will help you take that next step in your legal career.


    Topics covered will include:

    • career options for lawyers who have double degrees
    • benefits of government practice
    • pro bono practice, social justice work and its rewards
    • advantages and opportunities of regional or suburban practice
    • building a career as an in-house lawyer.
       
  • Presenters

    Loren Goodwin, Legal Counsel, L'Oréal

    Loren Goodwin graduated from Deakin University with an Arts/Law degree with first class honours in 2015. Loren then completed the graduate program at King & Wood Mallesons, where she primarily worked across Corporate M&A. In 2017, Loren joined the in-house legal team for L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand, supporting 29 brands in Australia and 19 brands in New Zealand plus corporate functions. Loren is passionate about legal innovation & all things legal tech, automation and data analytics. Over the last 6 years, Loren has been actively involved in pro bono legal work, including leading programs such as the Red Cross Breakfast Club, Refugee Legal Services Clinic, and Talk Law Program. Since 2016, Loren has also been the President of the Deakin Law School Alumni Committee.

    Cameron Lavery, Manager and Principal Lawyer, Justice Connect Homelesslaw

    Cameron Lavery is a lawyer at Justice Connect where he has worked since 2016. His current role as Manager and Principal Lawyer of Justice Connect Homeless Law involves leading the program’s holistic service delivery and systemic advocacy, which is focused on preventing evictions into homelessness and reducing the negative impact of the law on people experiencing homelessness.

    Prior to starting with Justice Connect, Cameron was the Managing Lawyer of the LawRight (formerly QPILCH) Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic for over four years, supervising 20 outreach legal clinics for vulnerable people across Queensland. Cameron previously coordinated the Pro Bono Referral Services of the Queensland Law Society and the Bar Association of Queensland, and was a lawyer with LawRight’s Self Representation Service.

    Cameron has also worked in private practice and has been actively involved in the wider-community and legal assistance sectors.

    Chelsea Campagna, Campagna Gray & Mallinder

    Chelsea Campagna graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Italian and International Relations and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and completed a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law. Since being admitted into the legal profession in 2016, she has been practicing at Campagna Gray and Mallinder lawyers in in the Rural City of Wangaratta. Since commencing practice, Chelsea has been the Young Lawyer Representative of the North East Law Association and as of last year she has been the Regional Representative on the Young Lawyer Executive Committee.

    In addition to working in private practice, Chelsea has been proactively supporting her community through volunteering at the independent community managed agency, Upper Murray Family Care, which provides pro bono legal services, support and information to people who do not have the means to seek legal assistance from private practice.

    Chelsea has been afforded many great opportunities to advocate for her clients in regional Victoria and encourages law students and young lawyers to expand their horizons and consider practicing in regional Victoria.


  • Learning Outcomes

    In this session, you will:

    • learn how to develop professional experience while studying law
    • hear from highly regarded legal industry professionals
    • receive expert advice on creating and owning your legal career from the outset
    • obtain valuable insights into career progression within the legal sector
    • network with fellow young lawyer members, and meet our 2019 LIV Young Lawyers Executive Committee leaders.