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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.