Who we are

The Deakin Law Students' Society (DLSS) is the peak representative body for all Deakin law students, with the objective of assisting students with their educational, career, social and wellbeing needs.

 

Become a Member

When you become a member of the Deakin Law Students’ Society not only do you join a great community of law students, but you also get invitations to all our social events including the First Year Law Camp, get access to various career-based initiatives as well as many other benefits!

Firm Spotlight: Arnold Bloch Leibler

 

Arnold Bloch Leibler (ABL) is a premium Australian commercial law firm renowned foradvising clients on their most significant legal matters, such as high-stakes transactions, litigation and commercial issues.

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The Pre-Penultimate Guide is designed to help you through your first few years of law school. With Clerkship and Graduate roles becoming increasingly competitive, the it’s more important than ever for students to take advantage of the early years of their law degree. ...

Firm Spotlight – ABL

Firm Spotlight – ABL

FIRM SPOTLIGHT: MARCH EDITIONArnold Bloch Leibler (ABL) is a premium Australian commercial law firm renowned for advising clients on their most significant legal matters, such as high-stakes transactions, litigation and commercial issues.  Arnold Bloch Leibler was...

Local law student promises she’ll stay up to date this year

Local law student promises she’ll stay up to date this year

KIM KOELMEYER Friends of Carol Huff are not surprised when she rocks up to the Deakin Library and promises she’s finally going to stay up to date with uni.  Carol, now in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Laws, has repeated this promise year after year. Maybe if...

Leo Cussen – PLT Spotlight

Leo Cussen – PLT Spotlight

PLT SPOTLIGHT:OCTOBER EDITIONThe Leo Cussen Centre for Law is a Practical Legal Training (PLT) provider, designed to provide high-quality education and training to legal professionals at all stages of their career. “...we continue to be recognised as a centre of...

R U Okay Day

R U Okay Day

It’s no secret that mental health is a big issue in the legal profession. From the very first day of Law School, we are taught that we are more likely to experience depression and anxiety than the general population. This R U OK Day, let’s start a meaningful dialogue about mental health. You’re not alone so don’t feel afraid to reach out to the person next to you. Sometimes it’s as simple as asking, ‘Are you okay?.

An article by Bek de Keijzer.

PALS Tutor Applications (T2 Exam Sessions)

PALS Tutor Applications (T2 Exam Sessions)

The Deakin Law Student Society are looking for tutors to run Exam Revision Sessions. We would love to hear from you if you have excelled tinction or above) in Constitutional Law, Evidence, Legal Practice and Ethics, Contract Law, Misleading and Economic Torts, Civil Procedure.

Portfolio

Mental Health & Wellbeing

We strive to assist you with becoming a well-balanced student, running workshops and seminars on how to deal with stress and other issues facing students.

Social Justice and Equity

Our Social Justice & Equity portfolio is responsible for hosting a range of seminars and producing various publications on social justice issues within an Australian legal context..

Industry Careers

We run a variety of non-commercial law related events to cater towards students interested in areas such as family law, criminal law and social justice.

Competitions

The DLSS runs multiple competitions each year that allow students to put their legal theory to practice

Commercial Careers

With a range of events and publications the DLSS aims to asssist students intending to work in commercial law.
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Education

We run a series of seminars and educational programs aimed to benefit law students from all year levels.

Social Events

Throughout the year you will get the opportunity to attend a variety of parties to meet other students, all in the lead up to our prestigious law ball.
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Publications

We run numerous publications throughout the year to ensure Deakin law students stay informed and up to date with all things DLSS-related.

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