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Law careers advice

All the information a law student needs to be successful in their graduate job search and flourish as a young professional.

A comprehensive guide to Practical Legal Training (PLT)

In addition to obtaining a law degree, a graduate who wishes to practice as a solicitor in Australia must complete pract…

Featured articles

7 tips for choosing the right law firm

If you choose to work in a law firm, then your next decision – which law firm to apply for – can fast become a vexing on…

Law industry overview

A highly sought-after career with a wide scope of opportunities, the once-traditional landscape of the industry is evolv…

20 Interview Questions the Top Law Firms Are Asking

In the lead-up to clerkship recruiting season, we reviewed the common questions that law graduates are asked when interv…

7 tips for choosing the right law firm

If you choose to work in a law firm, then your next decision – which law firm to apply for – can fast become a vexing on…

Law industry overview

A highly sought-after career with a wide scope of opportunities, the once-traditional landscape of the industry is evolv…

20 Interview Questions the Top Law Firms Are Asking

In the lead-up to clerkship recruiting season, we reviewed the common questions that law graduates are asked when interv…

Career planning

Planning your law career path in private legal practice

Employers in private practice will look particularly kindly upon relevant experience, such as evidence that you have com…

Planning your law career path in community sector

The Australian community sector – sometimes referred to as the not-for-profit sector, third sector or social sector – en…

Planning your law career path in professional services

Lawyers having been trained to think critically and explore solutions to complex problems, are well-placed to succeed wi…

Planning your law career path in private legal practice

Employers in private practice will look particularly kindly upon relevant experience, such as evidence that you have com…

Planning your law career path in community sector

The Australian community sector – sometimes referred to as the not-for-profit sector, third sector or social sector – en…

Planning your law career path in professional services

Lawyers having been trained to think critically and explore solutions to complex problems, are well-placed to succeed wi…

Legal practice areas

Human rights law area of practice

Human rights law takes, as its primary objective, the defence and enforcement of laws designed to protect the fundamenta…

International law area of practice

International laws - as enshrined in customs, charters and treaties - act to regulate the ways in which different nation…

Consumer law area of practice

Australian consumer law is a creative and innovative area of the law, despite the fact that it is heavily regulated.

Human rights law area of practice

Human rights law takes, as its primary objective, the defence and enforcement of laws designed to protect the fundamenta…

International law area of practice

International laws - as enshrined in customs, charters and treaties - act to regulate the ways in which different nation…

Consumer law area of practice

Australian consumer law is a creative and innovative area of the law, despite the fact that it is heavily regulated.

Careers outside of law

Careers for law graduates in accounting and advisory

What does an accountant do? Broadly speaking, accountants assist their clients with the preparation and maintenance of …

Careers for law graduates in banking and financial services

Finance professionals are expected to be adept communicators with strong analytical skills and the ability to assimilate…

Careers for law graduates in consulting

Consultants are the business world’s professional problem solvers.

Careers for law graduates in accounting and advisory

What does an accountant do? Broadly speaking, accountants assist their clients with the preparation and maintenance of …

Careers for law graduates in banking and financial services

Finance professionals are expected to be adept communicators with strong analytical skills and the ability to assimilate…

Careers for law graduates in consulting

Consultants are the business world’s professional problem solvers.

How to get hired

Getting started in your first job as a law graduate

Starting a new role can be daunting. Here is your complete guide to make sure you get of to a strong start in your caree…

Writing a law CV and cover letter

First impressions are lasting, and this is especially true when it comes to CVs and cover letters for law jobs.

How to ace a law interview and assessment centre

A job interview is, essentially, an opportunity for you to show off your skills, talents, and experience while demonstra…

Getting started in your first job as a law graduate

Starting a new role can be daunting. Here is your complete guide to make sure you get of to a strong start in your caree…

Writing a law CV and cover letter

First impressions are lasting, and this is especially true when it comes to CVs and cover letters for law jobs.

How to ace a law interview and assessment centre

A job interview is, essentially, an opportunity for you to show off your skills, talents, and experience while demonstra…

On the job

On the job in family law

Lotte Calahan studied Arts/Law at the University of Technology Sydney and is now an associate at Taylor & Scott Lawy…

On the job as a criminal lawyer at Victoria Legal Aid

David de Witt studied Law and Journalism at Queensland University of Technology and is now a criminal lawyer at Victoria…

Six insider tips for getting a graduate law job at Allens

Allens is an international commercial law firm and one of Australia’s ‘Big Six’ law firms. Since its founding in 1822, A…

On the job in family law

Lotte Calahan studied Arts/Law at the University of Technology Sydney and is now an associate at Taylor & Scott Lawy…

On the job as a criminal lawyer at Victoria Legal Aid

David de Witt studied Law and Journalism at Queensland University of Technology and is now a criminal lawyer at Victoria…

Six insider tips for getting a graduate law job at Allens

Allens is an international commercial law firm and one of Australia’s ‘Big Six’ law firms. Since its founding in 1822, A…