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Miriam Dean QC’s Law Career Advice to Women: Be Bold and Fake It Till You Make It

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Miriam Dean QC took the opportunity to confirm the two most limiting factors impeding the career development of women – in the law or elsewhere – being lack of self belief and lack of self confidence. Her simple career advice to women: “Be bold”. Speaking at the Auckland District Law Society’s Catapult Leadership Training workshop …

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The One, Simple Piece of Career Advice From Microsoft’s Satya Nadella

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What’s the best career advice you could receive? Better still, what’s the best advice you can actually use to advance your career satisfactorily? A recent article in  Business Inside with Microsoft boss Satya Nadella saw the software giant’s boss pay credit to Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck and his best-selling book, Mindset, which Nadella saw as helping to …

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How James Bond Creator Ian Fleming’s Advice May Herald Your Own ‘James Bond’ Job

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Ian Fleming may be known as the creator of James Bond but when it came to work and career advice the famed author was someone who took risks in his own careers, ensuring that opportunities were not wasted but were grasped with both hands.   A reporter who had worked at Reuters, covering a Moscow …

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The Law Career Pathways Showing There Is More To A Legal Career Than Being A Lawyer

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Having a law career does not mean you have to be a lawyer and now, more than ever, there are multiple opportunities for lawyers who do not seek to practice law but are looking for a law career pathway beyond getting behind a desk with a law firm. Career opportunities for those with a law …

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Law Careers – How to Become a Trademark Attorney

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Becoming a trademark attorney is similar to becoming any other professional; you need a degree. You also need to garner relevant practical experience in trademark law. In the U.S., trademark attorneys are often assigned to the U.S. federal court system. So, the attorney has to be licensed to be able to serve clients and represent …

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How Some Gen Y Lawyers Are Steering Their Law Careers Around Their Personal Values and Leaving Big Law

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Alina Lee is one example – a lawyer who left Big Law to settle for a Small Law Alternative Alina Lee did well working for Big Law and then in-house at a corporate legal department, but at age 30, she’s started her own firm, Your Ad Attorney, motivated by a desire to practice law how …

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7 Developing & Lucrative Non-Law Careers For Lawyers

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Dan Garner – The pandemic and increasing law career options mean more lawyers than ever are seeking non-law careers, a law degree providing an ideal base for developing work in a wide range of fields, but there are some developing areas of opportunity for lawyers, with seven we have identified below. We have written on …

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Top QC’s Advice to Law Job Seekers in The Changed Law World

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Susie Paul – Jim Farmer QC is used to giving advice to tough commercial clients, but he also has some tough advice for those seeking law jobs in the COVID world we now inhabit. As we recently reported the law jobs situation is significantly more difficult now with the COVID crisis, but the best thing …

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New Zealand Legal Careers: Making A Difference With Community Law Work

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  Legal roles in community law frequently arise and provide lawyers with an opportunity to engage with local communities in a way that can provide extraordinary work satisfaction for lawyers seeking to make a difference with their work. A case in point was highlighted with a recent LawTalk profile of Canterbury Community Law leader Jamie-Lee …

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The Secrets Young Law Career Blogger Rosie Watterson Is Revealing To Scoring The Right Law Job

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Solicitor and blogger Rosie Watterson publishes the popular UK blog Apply.Shine.Win which provides practical advise to lawyers seeking a training contract with a firm and law career tips. Receiving a strong and growing readership via witty and insightful observations on working for a firm, Rosie Watterson has become an increasingly visible and listened-to …

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