Monthly Archives: November 2010

Benefits of working in a large law firm

As a young lawyer, or a lawyer considering a change in employer, an important question to consider is ‘what type of law firm do I want to work for?’ With so many options available, it can be a daunting decision. … Continue reading

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Guide to getting headhunted in the law industry

If you’re headhunted, it means that an employer has sought out your expertise and skills and offered you a job, usually while you are using those skills in another firm. Being headhunted can offer an enormous confidence boost, because it … Continue reading

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The benefits of an overseas legal career

Law is a notoriously tough industry to break into, which makes it easy for many lawyers to remain with a firm for years once they’ve secured a graduate position. It is possible, however, to have an international legal career, and … Continue reading

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Overseas destinations for Australian lawyers

The unique nature and specifications of many countries’ legal systems and lawyer qualifications can make law a difficult career to transfer internationally. Many Commonwealth countries, however, share the Common Law system, which makes it easier for lawyers to relocate internationally … Continue reading

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How to resign from your law job

No matter what circumstances surround the event, leaving a job can be a stressful and emotional experience. Whether it is making the decision to leave, your future career prospects, or the conditions under which an agreement is come to, leaving … Continue reading

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Things to consider when choosing a law firm

It’s a decision that faces all recent law grads, as well as veteran lawyers looking to jump ship. What law firm do I want to work for? It’s a simple question, but the answer can determine the path of your … Continue reading

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Succeeding as a paralegal

Paralegal work is one of the fastest growing fields in the legal community and is crucial to the functioning of any law firm. So what is a paralegal? Paralegal is the title given to someone who assists a lawyer in … Continue reading

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