It is fitting that with the launch of our new improved website that the latest article on our blog should be to congratulate one of our own for her extraordinary achievements.
On 8 February 2018, Jessica White, a current law clerk here at & Legal, won the Law category of the 2018 Top 100 Future Leaders.
This may seem an amazing feat to us mere mortals but when you add to it that she did it whilst raising a beautiful daughter on her own and facing all the challenges parents face with a 2 year old it is truly extraordinary.
This story started back in 2016, when & Legal decided to partner with the University of Technology (UTS) and offer an annual $5,000.00 scholarship to entrepreneurial law students who could demonstrate a robust business case for a personal business enterprise.
We also offered mentoring and an opportunity of paid part-time employment.
We have so far offered two scholarships with a further scholarship to be decided later this year.
The remarkable thing that has come out of this idea is the discovery of the quality of these young legal minds. We currently have three former scholarship applicants working closely with our experienced lawyers and we are constantly amazed by how they add value to our practice.
This was never more in evidence than when Jessica was nominated in the Top 100 which was both a thrill to us at & Legal and deserved recognition of her skill, dedication and personal qualities.
So next time you are in Double Bay why not come in and say hello to one of Australia’s best and brightest.
Congratulations Jessica from everyone here at & Legal.