Queensland Law Society

QLS Legal Careers Expo

Monday 25 March 2019 | 12-4pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre | Free event

Where can your degree take you? Explore your potential at the 2019 legal careers expo

Discover career paths and opportunities by meeting with representatives from leading law firms, community legal centres and organisations. Hear about their vacation clerkships, graduate placements and life in the law. Visit our resume rescue on the day to chat one on one with a HR Professional on how your resume can best convey your experience, skills and education. Join the Facebook event for updates.

Register here

This is a free event for students studying law. Register your details to attend. Registrations for this event will close at 9am Monday 25 March.



Program

11.30am

Registration

12pm

Expo doors open

12-4pm

Resume Rescue

Bring along your resume and book your appointment for a short one-on-one consultation with a HR professional. See a QLS staff member at the Resume Rescue area near registration to put your name down as places are strictly limited.

12.45-2pm

Where can your degree take you?

Law doesn’t only live in private practice. Consider the many uses of your law degree through our expert panel with a Q&A.

Panellists:
Shane Budden, Ethics Solicitor, QLS Ethics and Practice Centre, Queensland Law Society
Matt Dunn, General Manager, Policy, Public Affairs and Governance, Government Relations, Queensland Law Society
Chloé Kopilovic, Councillor, Queensland Law Society; Senior Associate, FC lawyers and Member, Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee
Janelle Kerrisk, Co-Founder & CEO, Helix Legal
Dr Rachael Field, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Bond University
Eve Fraser, Vice President Legal, Arrow Energy, deputy chair of the Queensland Law Society In-House Counsel Committee
Chair:
Mark Doorly, Membership Experience & Partnerships Manager, Queensland Law Society

2.15-3pm

Practice Specialists (booth 30)

Chat with members of the profession in a dedicated booth. Find out what t’s like working in criminal and succession law.

Criminal Law – Bill Potts, President, Queensland Law Society; Director, Potts Lawyers; Member Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee and Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor

Succession & Elder Law – Chloé Kopilovic, Councillor, Queensland Law Society; Senior Associate, FC lawyers and Member, Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee

3.15-4pm

Practice Specialists (booth 30)

Chat with members of the profession in a dedicated booth. Find out what t’s like working in property and personal injuries law.

Property Law – Frank Higginson, Director, Hynes Legal

Personal Injuries Law – Rachael Miller, Partner, Quinlan Miller & Treston Lawyers

4pm

Expo close


Sponsors

Major Sponsor

QUT

Gold Sponsor

Bond University

Silver Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor

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Become an exhibitor

QLS Legal Careers Expo provides your organisation with the perfect forum to engage with over 500 of Queensland’s next generation of legal professionals. Whether you are looking to recruit new staff or for an opportunity to promote your firm or organisation, the expo gives you maximum brand exposure. As a Sponsor or Exhibitor, you will be able to connect with undergraduate law students primarily in their penultimate or final year as well as Practical Legal Training (PLT) and recently graduated students.

Learn more here

Register now     Student membership