IMPORTANT: Stop obsessing over things you cannot control

Clerkship season is upon us and naturally students are coming out with queries about what WAM/GPA they need to avoid their application being culled by the firms who run clerkships. This is a fair enough question but it is futile and needs to stop. Let me explain why.  (more…)

Case Note: Adams v Starfire Pty Ltd

A childcare worker recently applied to the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) for a remedy for unfair dismissal. Is it as simple as we think?

Big law: Is it really for you?

Last month I wrote about what life is really like in large commercial firms. If that has got you feeling a bit hesitant about whether to go for it or not, here are some tips and advice I wish I had received before getting into it.

Please note that I am not intending to discourage people heading into large commercial firms, I merely hope to provide knowledge of things they omit at university so that you can make a more informed decision and reduce the chance of regret down the track.  (more…)