The Pursuit of Peak Productivity – A Balancing Act

The pursuit of peak productivity as a junior lawyer, and beyond, really can be a balancing act which we’re not always completely on top of.

Read More

How Women are Choosing to Challenge Every Day

If we are being urged to consider ‘Choose to Challenge’ as the theme of international women’s day this year, how should that actually play out? Below I cover three ways women are choosing to challenge every day in the hopes that they can inspire us all-

Read More

the First 5 Things To Do Following a Break Up

So, you’ve just had a big breakup. First, this sucks, and I am so, so sorry. Feelings of ‘what ifs’ and ‘what could be’ are truly, very big and scary to face. Grab the tissues, and a Ryan Gosling movie, and snuggle in for my top tips all about… the First 5 Things to Do Following a Break Up.

Read More

5 Things TV Can Teach Us About Heartbreak

This blog really is an attempt at a justification for ALL of the hours that were wasted in 2020 to Grey’s Anatomy. To say I am impartial to trashy TV is an obvious understatement, it’s a proper part of my personality and I am so not ashamed! So, for this blog to be the justification…

Read More

How to Make the Most of Those New Year Good Vibes

The start of the year has ALL of the soul searching vibes. I’m hearing from so many that have to tackle big things this year, especially in the hunt for work. Read on to hear how I suggest you tackle the new year…

Read More

Three Ways that Early Career Lawyers Can Help Survivors of DV to Thrive…

I thought that, given the theme of this year’s 16 Days of Activism is all about the grassroots, I’d prepare a list all about how people like us can make life just a little bit easier for survivors of Domestic and Family Violence. So here it is, Three Ways that Early Career Lawyers Can Help Survivors of DV to Thrive…

Read More

So You Want to Move in Together…

Recently, a friend of mine declared to me he was pretty sure he was ready to move in with his partner. The conversation that followed was super inspiring and I think super important. So, in typical Kiarah fashion, I have compiled my thoughts here

Read More

An Open Letter to the Profession by Kiarah Grace Kelly

I’m writing with a sense of sadness, from where I’m standing as a Family Lawyer who is on the cusp of hitting two years post admission experience, things aren’t looking good. I can’t shake the sense that the divide between students and lawyers and ‘old’ vs ‘new’ is growing, I can’t shake the sense that…

Read More

Future Leaders: An Election!

I’m running for a position on the Queensland Law Society Future Leaders Committee! I’ve decided to put my hand up for election to the Future Leaders Committee as I want it to be filled with people who believe what I believe- that the future leaders of this profession are innovative, question why things are done…

Read More