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AGLC referencing for law students is scary

Quick guide to AGLC

Referencing at law school, and the tyranny of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC, or AGLC3 for the 3rd edition) rules, keeps …

mid tier law firms in Australia

Mid tier law firms in Australia

This is a comprehensive list of mid tier law firms in Australia. It also serves as an Australian clerkship directory. For clerkship and …

List of top tier firms in Australia

Top tier law firms in Australia

The top tiers! The purpose of this post is simple; to provide you with a list of all top tier and upper mid tier law firms in Australia, so that you can get straight down to researching them for your clerkship or graduate job applications.

law student holiday

Why you should study during the holidays

Is it worth studying during your holidays to get a head start on your next semester? I think so; a small investment at this stage will cut down your workload in the next semester, help you hit the ground running, and prevent you from falling behind.

tips for note taking at law school

Note taking at law school

Note taking at university can take many forms – you can use a pen and paper, tablet or laptop. I recommend you try as many formats as possible, but you must understand why you’re taking notes (and it’s not to scribble down every word the lecturer says).

top tier and mid tier law firms

Differences between top tier, mid tier and boutique law firms

There is one important reason why you should know the differences between top tier, mid tier and boutique law firms: you can find all the firms that other students won’t be applying to. Oh, and it’s also good to understand the structure of the Australian legal market.

dennis denuto defamation

The Dennis Denuto defamation case

The Dennis Denuto defamation case is both hilarious and sad. Hilarious because the court actually needed to list out what calling someone Dennis Denuto means, and sad because of the personal circumstances of the parties. A link to the case is inside.

Practical elective subject for law students

Preparing for a High Court appeal as an elective subject

Choosing elective subjects can be tricky; do I want relevant electives to make my job applications seem relevant, or do I just want easy ones so that I don’t have to work very hard for the last few months of my degree? It’s a difficult question that many law students ask themselves. Here is an interesting elective that a group of Monash law students chose in their final year.

Commercial awareness topics

Commercial awareness topics for 2015

A variety of interesting and recent topics to choose from to hone your commercial awareness skills! Incredibly important for law students, especially those who have an interview lined up for a clerkship or graduate law job.