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Nov 10, 2020

Tara Hastings is a self-described sports fanatic, that is, she’s a professional spectator. So a role as Senior Counsel at Cricket Australia was in many ways a dream job.

But Tara’s career is built on variation and versatility, whether it’s in high viz at a gas plant or perusing supermarket shelves understanding...


Oct 28, 2020

Joanna Brand is a true global citizen, born in Brazil, she’s lived in Trinidad, the United States, the Netherlands and Australia.

Her time at Duke University in North Carolina and later, Harvard Law School was punctuated by the sudden and tragic death of her father, a loss which continues to resonate as she weighs up...


Oct 13, 2020

The typical career progression for a barrister involves admission to the bar after paying your dues as an instructing solicitor.

Margo Harris is not your typical barrister.

Her work in-house, both in the highly specialised field of maritime law in London and as a generalist in Australia, has given her a depth of...


Sep 30, 2020

Adrian Moffatt describes himself as an entrepreneur, trapped in a lawyer’s body.

As General Counsel (Asia Pacific) at Ausco Modular, Adrian proves that an in-house lawyer’s value goes beyond their legal advice.

Adrian’s heavily involved in business development and his enthusiasm is evident when he speaks of how a...


Sep 16, 2020

How many people can honestly say they feel confident walking into a dangerous situation, knowing they have what it takes to get it under control? That was Carly Traeger in a former life and she loved every moment of it. So why did she walk away from her dream job to become an employment relations lawyer?

A career path...