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-

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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the Power of Connection in New Lawyer Life

I want to talk a bit about the power of connection and friendship in different (sometimes competing) organisations as an early career lawyer. Last year I attended a Happy Lawyer Happy Life event and set out to say hello to as many new faces as I could. I spotted a Gorman-clad, young lawyer across the…

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