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LIV Legal Careers Fair 2018: A law student perspective on being prepared
LIV Legal Careers Fair 2018: A law student perspective on being prepared

 Stefani Janson 20 Jun 2018

Are you a penultimate or final year student wanting face-to-face conversations with law firms? Stefani Janson reflects on her experience from last year’s LIV Legal Careers Fair and shares her thoughts on preparing a...

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Have your say
Have your say

 Sophie Suelzle 01 May 2018

LIV members can make a difference in their practice areas and communities by joining an LIV committee...

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New job new era
New job new era

 Karin Derkley 01 Dec 2017

Victoria’s new Chief Justice Anne Ferguson is the first solicitor to lead a superior court in Australia...

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Mr Crossword's milestone
Mr Crossword's milestone

 Carolyn Ford 01 Dec 2017

Patrick Street’s mind works in mysterious ways. Mr Street, 75, is the retired deputy chief magistrate behind Letters of the Law, the LIJ’s legal cryptic crossword...

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Not old enough to retire
Not old enough to retire

 Karin Derkley 01 Dec 2017

Eighty seven-year-old Vito Cilauro, the oldest practising LIV member, has been an inspiration to his community – and popular culture...

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Matters for judgment
Matters for judgment

 Carolyn Ford 01 Nov 2017

Since Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen’s appointment in 2012 the remand population has grown dramatically and it’s not stopping. “A problem emerged in 2013 that I would never have imagined..."

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How to ace your next interview
How to ace your next interview

 Thomas Hobbs 01 Jul 2016

Doing your homework and knowing as much as you can about the role and the firm or organisation you want to work for will pay off.

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Tips to impress as a junior lawyer
Tips to impress as a junior lawyer

 Thomas Hobbs 16 Feb 2016

It really doesn’t matter if you’re still in law school, recently graduated, undertaking PLT/SLT or have just landed your first major role in the legal profession...

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Preparing for your performance review
Preparing for your performance review

 Katie Miller 04 Jun 2015

Winter is coming. Which means so are performance reviews...

 

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Seasonal Clerkships and Traineeships: Mastering the application process

27 Jul 2012

I didn’t complete a seasonal clerkship nor did I complete articles (as it was known then). I would love to say this was because I didn’t apply, had no interest in commercial practice at the time (somewhat true) or had other plans for my legal future.  Rather, I wasn’t successful because my applications were appalling.

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