Event Overview

You may be nearing completion of your law degree and eager to launch your legal career, but how do you do this? And what’s the best career choice?

Across four weeks (one evening per week), all these questions – and many more – will be covered by a panel of expert lawyers, junior lawyers and specialist legal career advisors. You’ll also,  

  • Gain clarity and guidance on navigating your path from law graduate to successful lawyer, 
  • Explore alternative pathways to your dream job, 
  • Learn the secrets to standing out and building a successful legal career, 
  • Have the opportunity to ask any burning questions to give you clarity and confidence to step into your legal career,

Oh, and did we mention it’s free, zilch, zero?!


Here’s how it works

Session 1: No Grad Program? No Legal Experience? No Worries! Tips to get a graduate job | Tuesday, August 15th (Online) 

Session 2: From Student to Lawyer: Insights from Law Experts | Tuesday, August 22nd (Online) 

Session 3: Networking Made Simple: The Lawyer’s Guide to Networking | Tuesday, August 29th (Online) 

Session 4: Meet the Profession: Tips and Networking with Lawyers and Firms | Date for Each State TBC (In person) 

If you can’t make it one week, no stress, we’ll send you a recording of the event and you can always reach out – we’re here to help! 


Register Here


🌍 Special Event for International Students 

International students, we’ve got you covered! Please stay on after Session 3 for a special international session focusing on opportunities for your career. There will also be a Q&A to answer any questions you may have such as visa types, admission board applications, English proficiency requirements and more. 


Session 1: No Grad Program? No Legal Experience? No Worries! Tips to get a graduate job

📍 Online (Zoom)
📅 Tuesday, 15th August
⏲ 6:30pm – 7:30pm (AEST)


🔍 Discover the many different pathways available to you as you prepare to launch your career. Remove the stress about not securing a job, grad program or clerkship. Our experts will debunk the myth that big law firms are the only option and encourage you to think beyond traditional paths. Join us for an interactive Q&A session to address all your burning questions. 

Session 2: From Student to Lawyer: Insights from Law Experts

📍 Online (Zoom)
📅 Tuesday, 22nd August
⏲ 6:30pm – 7:30pm (AEST)


🗣 Hear directly from a panel of lawyers (junior and senior lawyers) as they share their personal journeys from law student to practicing lawyer. Gain valuable tips on how to land your first job in law and stand out from the competition. Learn what it’s really like to start your legal career and discover how to become an exceptional candidate beyond just work experience. Plus, get your questions answered during the Q&A session. 

Session 3: Networking Made Simple: The Law Student's Guide to Networking

📍 Online (Zoom)
📅 Tuesday, 29th August
⏲ 6:30pm – 7:30pm (AEST) | 7:30pm – 8pm (AEST) international student session


💼 Make networking feel natural and learn how to build valuable connections in the legal industry. Understand how networking can help your career and learn practical skills to make networking easy. Learn how to grow your professional network and uncover hidden job opportunities. We’ll also provide insights into leveraging LinkedIn and the importance of an online presence. 

🌏 If you’re an international student, stay on for your chance to ask any questions to our experienced and dedicated international student team at Leo Cussen.

Session 4: Meet the Profession: Network with Lawyers and Firms

📍In person

📅 Dates vary for each state. Keep an eye out for an email with more information relevant to your state.


🤝 Build your network, gain industry insights and mingle with legal professionals. Join us for an exclusive in-person event featuring representatives from law firms (both big and small). Listen to their personal experiences finding a job and starting out as junior lawyers, understand what they’re looking for in new law grads and gain insider tips to launch your legal career.  



🌐 Don’t miss this great opportunity.

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