Why students want to work at McInnes Wilson

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McInnes Wilson is an Australian law firm headquartered in Brisbane with offices in the other capital cities. Graduates and aspiring legal professionals dream of making their way into this company. But what makes MCW such a great place to work in the first place? They invest in their people, for one. McInnes Wilson provides in-house […]

Practical Tips for a Legal Assistant

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Nice job; you’ve graduated your course and now you’re about to start a full-time job as a legal assistant. With any luck, you have a job at the place where you completed your legal traineeship. You know the office, the people and the overall atmosphere. Here is some advice others might not have told you, […]

What You Learn in a Diploma of Legal Services

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Training.gov.au describes the Diploma as preparation for: “planning and carrying out work in a legal context in accordance with legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to the different jurisdictions.” To better understand what this mean, we’ve written the basic explanation about the areas covered in the certificate below. Understanding different laws The law modules […]

Top Five Skills For A Legal Assistant

Being a legal assistant is so much more than photocopying meeting minutes and answering calls from clients. The legal sector is a sensitive area to have a career. If you have undertaken a certified course you would have learned some legal basics as well as how to draft and file documents. Skills are essential, and […]