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Early career lawyers
First to know
You don't know what you don't know.
At QLS, we want to ensure our future lawyers are equipped with the knowledge they need to succeed. Whether it's substantive law, the practice of law, or legal workplace culture, we want you to be the first to know. This includes:
QLS understands that most students juggle multiple obligations while in school.
We partner with your academic institutions to ensure you have the support you need to thrive in your career. This includes:
- Legal Career Expo - where you can explore all your career options
- Campus visits
- Wellbeing events (online and face-to-face)
Whether you aspire to be a commercial litigator or want to pursue a career in academia, we want to ensure you have the right information to help you choose the right legal career for you.
Choose how you want to learn with options including:
QLS offers ethical guidance, practice support and information for the profession and the public. Whatever the issue, we’re here to help our members navigate their way to a solution.
We recognise that student members have unique needs. That's why we have a custom service available to you, with more to come!
- Mentoring opportunities
- A dedicated Relationship Manager who will be your first point of contact for any questions you may have about QLS, our services or navigating your legal career.
- Guidance statements – discrete wisdom on ethical issues
The Society offers plenty of opportunities to network and connect within the industry throughout the year. These opportunities help members to socialise, stay anchored to the industry, build their practice and learn from others.
You can choose from an array of opportunities to connect:
These and many more networking opportunities allow you to connect with specialist accredited practitioners, mediators, arbitrators and young professionals.
A voice for all
With an ever-changing political, social and legal landscape, QLS offers a professional voice in the media, the community and with government when matters of legal policy and reform arise. We also champion diversity and reconciliation.
Get ahead of the curve and find out how you can participate in some of the initiatives below:
- Attend as a guest to the Early Career Lawyers policy committee
- Student ambassador program (coming soon)
- Be introduced to our Partner associations, including TLF Creative and Pride in Law
QLS recognises hard work, sacrifice and commitment of our members.
If you have any questions about the Student Membership offering, please do not hesitate to contact Sheetal Deo, Relationship Manager – Future Lawyers, Future Leaders at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07 3842 5978.