corporate law

  • How to Land a Graduate Job at a Top Tier Firm

    Elle Woods

    Unless your name is Elle Woods in 'Legally Blonde', landing a graduate position at a top tier firm these days can seem impossible. With a virtually unsustainable number of law students graduating and competing for limited jobs around the country, securing yourself a graduate position has become something of an arms race. So how do you stand out from the crowdwhen the majority of your peers have graduated with similar grades, experience and qualifications? Read more for four simple but effective strategies.

  • The Hunger Games: 4 Tips for Clerkship Applicants

    Hunger GamesIt’s that time of year again. Clerkship season is around the corner for many law students around the country, with applications opening on 17 June for New South Wales, 13 July for Victoria, and 20 July for Western Australia. Every year, thousands of students go through this stressful, time-consuming and emotional process. Unfortunately, even before you type the first letter on your cover letter, the odds are stacked against you with less than 7% of law graduates being employed by the commercial law firms that offer clerkships.