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Dec 30, 2016 – Congratulations! You have completed your academic qualifications and GDLP and are now perhaps looking to be admitted and practising law.
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Jun 30, 2015 – Work experience and internship arrangements are becoming a growing feature of the Australian labour market. These arrangements can be a valuable way for prospective employees to make the transition from study to work, or explore a new career path.
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Aug 1, 2018 – Equity in entering the legal profession is a vexed issue. Law Schools work hard to ensure that students are given equal opportunities to flourish in their studies and to assist students in their workplace transition. Research indicates that to tran
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Jul 8, 2019 – Under s 21(3)(g) of the Legal Practitioners Act 1981 (“the Act”) a Judicial Officer may grant leave to appear to an unauthorised person if the relevant Court Rules allow for this to occur. Members of the judiciary have an over-riding discretion to g
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Sep 14, 2012 – At Law Claims, we see some interesting matters and, a number of causes for professional claims. Having regard to our database I have focused on new practitioners and now set out some tips to hopefully assist those ‘new’ to practice to avoid a claim
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Jul 9, 2019 – Media Releases
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Sep 25, 2016 – If years of university, HECs debts and an oversupply of graduates to jobs each year wasn't enough to put you off becoming a lawyer in the 21st century, what will? Lawyers by our own design are competitive, at times pessimistic and regularly self-focu
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Oct 16, 2019 – Points of Law is the Law Society President's regular column in the Advertiser Newspaper.
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Sep 24, 2015 – View all Law Society Submissions. To represent the interests of members and the wider community, the Law Society actively seeks to influence policy and legislation through submissions to government, opposition parties, the courts and other bodies eit
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Oct 30, 2017 – Effective supervision has great benefits for both the supervisor and the person being supervised.
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Jul 8, 2019 – These Guidelines relate to work experience opportunities that a law practice may wish to provide to law students/graduates (‘participant/s’) other than in the course of Practical Legal Training (as per the LPEAC Rules 2004, e.g. GDLP).
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Jul 8, 2019 – Janice had time on her hands, having returned from her travelling after completing her GDLP. Pending her admission, Janice looked for work experience. A friend of a friend put her in touch with a legal firm that sometimes provided unpaid work experie