Back to All Events

Careers in the Private Law Sector: A Round Table Discussion with Whittens

When: Monday 12 Oct 2015, 6-8pm

Where: Private Room, Robin Hood Hotel (203 Bronte Road, Waverley NSW 2024 Australia)

Why: Free drinks + food + good company + career advice + networking

As spaces are limited, please register your attendance here:

Many students equate a career in the private law sector as solely about getting a clerkship. This is simply not true. If you want to find out what being a lawyer in the private law sector is really about, then this event is for you!

The UNSW Law Society, in conjunction with Whittens & McKeough (Whittens) Lawyers, is excited to host a panel/ round table discussion about pursing a career in the private law sector. The topics that will be covered include:

  • Introduction to the different roles available in the private sector (In-House, Large firms, Boutique Firms etc)
  • Pros & Cons of the different experiences
  • How to apply to those places and when to apply
  • Cover letter writing and interview tips 
  • Q&A
  • Networking event afterwards

The combined experience of the Whittens panel include working at: 

  • boutique firms
  • 'top-tier' firms
  • International firms
  • In-House
  • The AGS 
  • Judicial associateships
  • And more!

In addition to invaluable career advice and networking opportunities, the event is also kindly catered for by Whittens. There will be drinks and food available from 6-8pm.

Whittens is a Sydney based law firm specialising in corporate and commercial law, technology and online business, mining and resources law, litigation and property. Whittens is widely acknowledged as leading the market in small cap ASX company work.

If you have any queries, please contact