WHAT WE DO
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.
The DLSS runs multiple competitions each year that allow students to put their legal theory to practice
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.
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.
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
DLSS UPCOMING EVENTS
|16th May||First Year Negotiation Heats Week|
||Meet the Professionals Night|
|25th May||First Year Negotiation Final|
|5th June||Exam Period Begins|
Here’s a volunteer opportunity available to all law students!
Ben Wighton is a graduate from Deakin Law School and a law graduate at our firm spotlight this month, King & Wood Mallesons.
Apply for the 2017 CHASS Australia Student Prize!
With only 8% of clerkship applicants getting a first round interview, it’s really important to talk about what to do when you don’t get a clerkship
Registrations for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal National Mooting Competition open 1 June 2017.
This month, the Firm Spotlight is on King & Wood Mallesons
Apply now for this open position at a Caulfield-based law firm.
Register now for this LIV Young Lawyers special event!
In this week’s How to Law Blog, we look at tips to survive peak assessment time
Read more about the first time the new grooming laws were challenged.
Jordan O’Toole is a Deakin law alumni and an Associate in the County Court of Victoria
Joseph Braverman discusses the recent constitutional referendum in Turkey and what it means for the separation of powers.
Casey Guilmartin participated in the Willem C. Annual Vis Moot this year
Meet our President, Erin Ritchie, Secretary, Patrick Keane, Director of Sponsorship, Lachlan Andrews and IPP Nicholas Brewer
Applications for the July intake Leo Cussen Practical Legal Training course are now open. They close on May 12, so get in quick!