Resources for the Australian legal, risk and compliance markets, covering the most relevant subjects and themes in these niches. These include market insights, career advice, salary guides and more.
The essential interview guide for Associate Lawyers interviewing in law firms
If you’re about to interview for that law firm job, be ready for these hard-hitting law firm interview questions! Job interview prep isn’t fun, but preparation is everything. Law firm partners and attorneys who conduct your interview will ask you questions to better understand your personality, learn about your knowledge of the specific legal field, […]
Recruiting General Counsel: The essential interview questions
When looking for a general counsel, most businesses are looking for someone with two main attributes: in-depth legal expertise and sound judgment. The third attribute, however, that many teams highly prize is business acumen. Company leaders believe a general counsel with these three attributes will be successful in the position and will be a valued […]
The essential interview questions for Associate Lawyers moving in-house
Organisations are becoming increasingly sophisticated in understanding the benefits of recruiting in-house legal staff and managing their legal costs more effectively. This is evidenced by the steady growth in the number of in-house lawyers. Transitioning from a law firm to an in-house legal department as an Associate Lawyer can be an exciting and challenging career […]
Partner market update Australia
It’s been another very active back half of the financial year for partner movements in the Australian market. There were some interesting insights from the recent AFR Law Partnership Survey. Some of the key points: We reported earlier this year that Property and Real Estate, Banking and Finance, and Insurance, had been the most active […]
The STAR method: The secret to acing your next job interview
Are you good at telling stories? Do you get right to the point and include all the relevant details? Or do you tend to forget to mention key details or tend to ramble? In a job interview, you’re probably familiar with questions like “Tell me about a time when you…” or “How do you handle…..” […]
Psychological safety and high-performing teams: Webinar recording and recap.
We are delighted to share with you our “Psychological safety and high-performing teams” webinar recording and insights. On Tuesday 14 March 2023, Angela Franks, Partner and Head of Frazer Jones Australia, facilitated our webinar titled: Psychological safety and high-performing teams. With so much talk in the public domain on hybrid working 2.0, and the apparent conflict and […]
Are you considering pursuing a partnership at a law firm?
The legal profession offers a wide range of opportunities for those who are passionate about the law and want to make a difference. For some, one such opportunity is becoming a partner at a law firm. However, this path is not for everyone, and that’s perfectly okay. The legal profession has evolved, and today’s lawyers […]