Allens Confidential
04: Clerkships - as told by clerks

04: Clerkships - as told by clerks

May 8, 2019

Want to know what being a clerk at Allens is really like? Former summer clerks Georgie Kilborn and Xander Jackman do a deep dive into life as a clerk and give their advice to students considering applying for a clerkship.

03: Two paths to legal practice

03: Two paths to legal practice

April 29, 2019

There's no one path towards having a successful career in law. Lawyer Rhiannon Zanetic and Managing Associate Sikeli Ratu share their own personal journeys from university to law practice. From film production to escape rooms, the pair also give a glimpse of their interests outside of work.

02: Prioritising mental health and wellbeing

02: Prioritising mental health and wellbeing

April 10, 2019

Achieving and maintaining good mental health is important in all aspects of our lives, including at work. In this episode, Allens Chief People Officer Jane Lewis and Partner Vijay Cugati discuss how lawyers can look after their wellbeing and also explore the programs the firm has in place to help.

01: The sunshine state - Allens in Brisbane

01: The sunshine state - Allens in Brisbane

April 4, 2019

Back for a second season, Allens Confidential hosts Geneva and Roseanna speak to Partner Nicholas Ng and Managing Associate Nikki O'Leary, from our Brisbane office. Having both started at Allens as grads, Nick and Nikki look back over the years and share their own experiences at the firm.

04: Flexibility: fact or fiction?

04: Flexibility: fact or fiction?

September 24, 2018

How does flexibility work in a large corporate law firm? Geneva and Roseanna catch up with Elyse Adams (Managing Associate, Technology, Media & Telecommunications) and Mark Leersnyder (Associate, Projects & Development) to find out more about their experience of flexibility as new parents. They also discuss Elyse and Mark's international and client secondments. 

03: Do law firms really care about culture and the community?

03: Do law firms really care about culture and the community?

September 24, 2018

In an interview with one of Allens' longest-serving Partners, Ian McGill (Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications) and one of its newest, Simun Soljo (Partner, Funds, Super & Wealth), Geneva and Roseanna explore the firm's culture and commitment to pro bono and community work.

02: What’s it really like to work at a top tier firm?

02: What’s it really like to work at a top tier firm?

September 24, 2018

Geneva and Roseanna catch up with two second-year Lawyers in Allens' Perth office, Elle Farris and Jonathon Holborn, to paint a picture of life as a junior lawyer at Allens.

01: Innovation: what are firms really talking about?

01: Innovation: what are firms really talking about?

September 24, 2018

Law firms and big businesses across Australia talk a lot about innovation, but what do they really mean? Geneva and Roseanna catch up with Victoria Holthouse (Partner, Real Estate & Development) and Anthony Tridgell (Associate, Projects & Development) to discuss the real meaning of innovation at Allens.

Allens Confidential: Series Trailer

Allens Confidential: Series Trailer

September 18, 2018

Freaking out about your clerkship options? Not sure which firm is for you (or even if you want to be a commercial lawyer)? Meet our two hosts, Geneva and Roseanna, as they introduce our new series and share their tips and war stories on clerkship applications.