Career Scoop: Partner, Law Firm

Career Scoop File, on what its like to work as a Partner in a Law Firm

What’s your Job Title? Partner. In a nutshell, what do you do? Property law and commercial litigation within a medium sized Sydney based law firm. Why did you decide to become a Solicitor? My father was a criminal barrister so I was really interested in criminal law and the cases he was involved in whenRead More »

Career Scoop: Acting Police Sergeant / Sr. Program Officer

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Police Sergeant

In a nutshell, what do you do? I work at the Crime Prevention Program Unit; we look after all preventative policing programs. This includes adopt-a-cops, school based Police Officers, volunteers in policing, senior safety, personal safety etc. Why did you choose this career? I chose to join the police as I wanted a career thatRead More »

Career Scoop: Solicitor / Partner (Tax & Commercial Law)

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Solicitor / Partner, in Tax and Commercial law

In a nutshell, what do you do? I practice in Taxation and Commercial Law. Why did you choose this career?  It was a good fit for my strengths; English and problem solving. What path did you take into it? Through my first degree in Accounting I was invited to study law by the head of schoolRead More »

Career Scoop: Family Lawyer

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Family Lawyer

Career Insight:  Family lawyer In a nutshell, what do you do? I act for separated parties who may wish to obtain a divorce, sort out children’s arrangements and divide their property either by consent or through the Family/Federal Courts.  I also draft financial agreements, advise on child support and domestic violence. Why did you decideRead More »

Career Scoop: Working as an Elder Lawyer

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as an Elder Lawyer

Career Insight:  Elder Lawyer In a nutshell, what do you do? I assist older people and their families to confront and plan for the future, and the demands of ageing. Why did you choose this career?  A combination of the negative and the positive. On the negative, I realized that I was never going toRead More »