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How to Build your Legal Career in a New Country
Whether you’re a graduate looking for work opportunities or, a lawyer seeking to establish your legal career, relocating and landing a job in a foreign country is not always easy.

Join us and three experts for a webinar where we will discuss how you can progress your legal career in a new country.

What we'll cover:
- Issues you may face and how to keep a positive mindset when dealing with knockbacks
- Firsthand success stories
- Insights into how to boost your employability
- Qualification conversion and accreditation

Jun 24, 2021 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Joanna Abraham
Refugee and Immigration Lawyer, Diversity and Inclusion Advocate and Lecturer @The College of Law
Joanna Abraham is a Lecturer at the College of Law and has practiced extensively in Immigration & Refugee Law, having recently been awarded the Justice Award at the 2020 Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence for this work. Being a migrant herself, Joanna is passionate about championing diversity, both in the legal profession and wider community. She is the Co-Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee at Victorian Women’s Lawyers (VWL) and sits on the Boards of the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition (VIRWC) and Afri-Aus Care (AAC).
Simran Joshi
Lawyer, Wills and Estates @Sladen Legal Melbourne
Simran Joshi is a dual-qualified lawyer (India and Australia) working in Melbourne, Australia. Her focus areas include wills and estates, succession and estate planning, trusts, and business law. She has significant overseas experience across India and Australia and likes to contribute to community-building engagements by offering pro bono services.
Kelvin Ng
President @Asian Australian Lawyers Association Victoria
Kelvin Ng is an Associate in the Litigation team at Norton Rose Fulbright, specialising in regulatory investigations and disputes, specifically in the areas of competition, consumer, corporations and privacy law. Kelvin graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws, and is also a College of Law alumnus. Outside of work, Kelvin is the President of the Victorian Branch of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association, where he has been extensively involved in student engagement. In terms of his cultural background, Kelvin was born in Hong Kong and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and French.