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"I think that The College of Law offers a really good opportunity to mentor graduates before they go into legal practice."

 

Robert Makgill

Instructor, The College of Law

 

Transcript

Robert Makgill - I'm an environmental and public law litigator. I teach advocacy here at The College of Law.

Deborah Manning -  I'm a lawyer, I'm a barrister and I've been working in human rights law refugee law public law advocacy for about 20 years.

Robert Hesketh - I've been involved in the business of law for 38 years.

Deborah Manning - So the reason I choose to work at The College of Law as well as being a practising lawyer is because I really believe in having a strong legal profession and I want to be part of training great lawyers going out there doing really important work to help the community.

Robert Hesketh - It's important for older members of the profession to give back to younger members of the profession the skills that they've learnt.

Robert Makgill - I think that The College of Law offers a really good opportunity to mentor graduates before they go into legal practice.

Deborah Manning - The experience that I have in practice informs my teaching so every module that I'm teaching I'm thinking about what's an example that I can explain to the class to make this relevant to their learning.

Robert Hesketh - I bring to my teaching the importance of ethical behavior.

Deborah Manning - Everybody teaching here is here because they want to be here and we choose to be here because we all have a shared belief and the law is a really important thing and teaching is really important and we all want every student to reach their potential.