About Us

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

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Firm Spotlight

This month’s firm spotlight is on Allens. Over the next month, we will be sharing articles and stories from this firm.

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Help bridge the gap between the Deakin Law School and Deakin law students by having your say in what we bring to the table in meetings with the Deakin Law School!

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The Deakin Law Students Society (DLSS) is the oldest student society and one of the largest student societies at Deakin University. The DLSS is the peak representative body for law students at Deakin University and here to represent your interests.

We are a student-run organisation dedicated to assisting all Deakin law students to make the most of their time at university. We pride ourselves on the ability to provide relevantand interesting information to students. Our seven portfolios provide a broad range of services, from helping you to achieve your dream job to hosting exciting social events throughout the year.

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.

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.



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


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

Social Events

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


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

PALS Timetable

PALS is running in T1 for Contract (MLL111), Admin (MLL324) and Property (MLL327). Check the post for the timetable!

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Women in Law: Achievements and Obstacles

The 8th of March is International Women’s Day!

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PALS Tutor Applications

Applications are now open to become a PALS tutor! If you fit the criteria, be sure to apply by February 19th!

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Community Legal Service Clerkships now Available

Interested in doing a clerkship at a community legal centre?

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DLSS Annual General Meeting Election Announcement

The DLSS is proud to present to you our new executive committee for 2017/2018

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23rd-25th March First Year Law Camp
27th March Sport in Law Pannel
28th March Deakin Senior Moot final
26th April Commercial Careers Fair
10th May  Paint Party

New Dean Of Law

Professor Jenni Lightowlers has recently been announced as the new Dean of Law at Deakin University. An article has been posted on the Deakin Law School Newsroom website detailing her story and vision as the new Dean of Law. We encourage all Law students to have a...

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