Monthly Archives: December 2010

5 tips for landing your ideal legal job

The law industry is notoriously competitive. Which means that landing a new job or finding your ideal position within a firm can be difficult. Being a savvy and smart job hunter, therefore, is crucial in making sure you get the … Continue reading

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What does your online profile say about you?

The internet has wielded some significant changes. We now work, socialise and shop online. A feature of our internet use, however, is that much of what we do, upload or say online is open and viewable to the rest of … Continue reading

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Understanding legal job boards

In the job market today, a majority of positions are advertised and filled via online job postings or job boards. If you’re new to online job hunting, however, understanding what legal job boards are and how to use them can … Continue reading

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Migrating to Australia – Understanding the Australian Legal Market

The Australian legal market is one of the most competitive in the world, and Australian lawyers are in high demand from international firms. The Australian market is also interested in and receptive to international lawyers especially from countries like the … Continue reading

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What are my options as a commercial lawyer?

Commercial law functions across a broad spectrum of business and commercial transactions including finance, accounting, management and trade. Often referred to as business law, it is one of the most widely practiced legal areas. Regularly overlapping with other areas of … Continue reading

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IP Law Jobs

In today’s technological environment, misappropriations of technology in the lucrative software industry are a growing concern for copyright and intellectual property reasons. Intellectual property law, therefore, which deals with trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets is an … Continue reading

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Corporate law still important

Professor Richard Susskind’s book, ‘The End of Lawyers?’, sparked debate over predictions that the corporate law industry is in decline. The book claims that due to technological developments and increasing standardisation, the decline of law forms and corporate legal jobs … Continue reading

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