18 episodes

Looking to embark on a career in corporate law? We know it can be hard to differentiate one firm from another, particularly when everyone says they 'do great work with great people'. But what does that mean? Allens Confidential aims to answer that question. Produced by two Allens grads, Geneva Sekula and Roseanna Bricknell, this podcast gives you real insight into what it's like to work at Allens. Got questions about working here? Visit allens.com.au/careers or email student.careers@allens.com.au

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Looking to embark on a career in corporate law? We know it can be hard to differentiate one firm from another, particularly when everyone says they 'do great work with great people'. But what does that mean? Allens Confidential aims to answer that question. Produced by two Allens grads, Geneva Sekula and Roseanna Bricknell, this podcast gives you real insight into what it's like to work at Allens. Got questions about working here? Visit allens.com.au/careers or email student.careers@allens.com.au

    04: Keeping connected during COVID-19

    04: Keeping connected during COVID-19

    From admiring colleagues' pets to growing bad beards, Partner Tim Stewart and Lawyer Claire Watson discuss working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tim and Claire recount their experience of the firm-wide transition to working from home and share tips on remaining connected and engaged with Geneva Sekula and new co-host Caitlin Burke.

    • 38 min
    03: The Allens and Linklaters global alliance

    03: The Allens and Linklaters global alliance

    In late 2019, hosts Roseanna Bricknell and Geneva Sekula had the opportunity to catch up with Linklaters Counsel (and former Allens employee) Andrew Marshall. Andrew reflects on his experience transitioning from Allens in Australia to the Linklaters office in London and explains what being part of a global alliance means in practice for all Allens employees.

    • 30 min
    02: Making wellbeing work for you

    02: Making wellbeing work for you

    Hosts Roseanna Bricknell and Geneva Sekula chat with Allens' Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Kylie Scott and Senior Associate Jamie Guthrie about the firm's commitment to helping people achieve a work/life balance that works for them.

    • 28 min
    01: Clerkships, legal tech and app development

    01: Clerkships, legal tech and app development

    At Allens, Integrated Legal Solutions (ILS) is the team responsible for providing cutting-ledge legal technology solutions. In the first episode of Season 4, clerks Eric Gonzales and Adrian Brett reflect on their experience rotating into ILS and provide some insider tips and tricks for applying for clerkships. From developing apps to building 'logic trees', hosts Geneva Sekula and Roseanna Bricknell explore all things innovation, technology and automation.

    • 30 min
    04: The inside scoop from Allens' grad recruiters

    04: The inside scoop from Allens' grad recruiters

    For the final episode of Season 3 of Allens Confidential, hosts Rose and Geneva go straight to the source and speak to graduate recruiters Lauren Kay from Sydney and Manreet Singh from Melbourne.
    With summer clerkships about to commence, Lauren and Manreet reflect on the application process and provide insight into what the firm is looking for in its future graduates. From interviews to attending clerkship events, they share some insider tips and tricks.

    • 27 min
    03: Same firm; two different journeys

    03: Same firm; two different journeys

    Grace Walton, Associate in our Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) team, and Mohamed Khairat, Associate in Projects & Development, joined our graduate program via two different paths. Grace began as a clerk and Mo joined as graduate. During their early days at Allens, they shared an office and co-founded a TMT 'zen zone'. In this episode, they share their experiences as junior lawyers and talk about the range of opportunities offered by the firm, from mentorship to secondments.

    • 22 min

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