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New year, new matters? If not, here are some new tips for junior lawyers hoping to be the legal industry’s next rising stars. Communication is key.  How many times have you seen “excellent verbal and written communication skills” listed at the top of the required attributes section of a job ad? I’m guessing pretty much every time, because like it or not, communicating effectively is one of the most, if not the most, critical aspect of your job as a lawyer. While this might seem glaringly obvious to some, what many lawyers tend to overlook is how crucial communication is within the workplace. Particularly for those just starting...

So after countless hours of studying in the law library and holidays spent doing anything and everything that will get you a law firm gig, you’ve finally done it. You’ve landed your dream job as a lawyer, congratulations! But what now? For some of you seasoned veterans, you’ll already have a decent idea of what it takes to survive and thrive in the big bad legal industry, but for others, this is the first time you’re stepping onto the magic carpet and diving into a whole new world. Just like all adventures, there will be some thrilling highs, but you’ll probably...

What date did you join Montgomery?  July 2020. What is the best and worst part of your job? Helping lawyers get a step closer to a more meaningful and satisfying career. And working with the Monty team, of course! The worst part is telling someone they weren’t successful in getting an interview or role. That part always sucks. Where did you grow up?  Sydney. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A fashion designer or a food critic. I still secretly hope to be either or both someday! Who is your mentor or greatest inspiration?My grandmother – she’s...