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March 29, 2016

Seven tips for working with counsel

By Linda Rayment and Joel Silver At some point in your career, chances are you will have to retain the services of a barrister. Briefing, the act of providing instructions to a barrister, is not ... more
 

March 22, 2016

Careers in Law – Gemma Hazmi

Welcome to the LIV Young Lawyers monthly feature blog “Careers in Law”. This month the YL interviewed Gemma Hazmi. Name: Gemma Hazmi Organisation: Law Institute of Victoria Posit... more
 

March 15, 2016

Flat soles or high heels – firms need gender diversity to best serve clients

Women may make up more than 60 per cent of law graduates but this is not reflected in the number of female partners in large law firms or in other leadership positions within the law. more
 

March 7, 2016

What they forgot to tell you in TV shows . . . four things newly admitted solicitors should know when starting out!

Television shows frequently attempt to glamorise the role of young lawyers, but few identify the real issues young lawyers face once they have been admitted. Whether you’ve secured a job or n... more
 

March 1, 2016

How to improve your time management skills

Whether you are a student or a newly admitted solicitor, managing time effectively is essential to a successful work day and a balanced life. The ability to maximise productivity while in the offic... more