REMY FORSTER – CONVEYANCING PARALEGAL
If you could sum yourself up in 5 words, what words would they be?
Practical, confident, nerdy, impatient and caffeinated.
Why did you choose the career path that you are currently in?
I started working as a receptionist to get some experience when I started my law degree, was promoted into a conveyancing job and liked it so much I never left.
What phobias do you have?
Do you have a favourite quote?
“But I am assailed with my own ignorance and inability. I’ll just have to work from a background of these.”– Jonathon Steinbeck
Who was the first artist you ever saw live, and what memorable moment did you take away from the event?
Robbie Williams. It gave me an aversion to Robbie Williams but a love of live music.
If you could change one thing about working here, what would it be?
I would install a giant ball pit for us to play in on our lunch breaks. I guess staff members’ children could play in it too.
What book, or series of books, would you recommend?
The Hyperion/Endymion Series by Dan Simmons or anything by Donna Tartt.
What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?
Helping clients solve unexpected problems when they arise, and learning new conveyancing skills.
Favourite travel spot?
Anywhere in Ireland.
What are your favourite things to do in the wonderful city of Brisbane?
Attend the open air cinema at Southbank, wander around Brisbane Festival and check out the displays in GOMA and the Science Museum.
Which cartoon character would you most like to switch lives with?
What are three career lessons you’ve learned thus far?
Knowledge is temporary, attention to detail is vital and excelling at a difficult job is more than just a 9 to 5 commitment.