Angus Dawson

Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?

A. An anaesthetist (although, arguably my work still puts people to sleep).

Q. What didn't you expect at Sparke Helmore?

A. The level of enjoyment I get from working as a lawyer.

Q. How would you describe the firm in one word?

A. Modest.

Q. What do you consider your greatest achievement?

A. Mastering the adage "work hard, play hard". I'm proud to have a job that has allowed me to strike a great work-life balance.

Q. Which job would you never do?

A. I couldn't be a clown...they've always irked me.

What talent do you wish you had?

A. Being able to put my pants on two legs at a time.

Q. What exasperates you?

A. Queue-jumpers.

Q. What is your motto?

A. Do and regret rather than regret not doing.

Q. What do you most value in your colleagues?

A. The ability to bounce ideas off them at any time, and having them speak their mind to test my views.

Angus Dawson
Position Associate & Lawyer Expertise Office Sydney