Baker McKenzie – Firm Spotlight

Baker McKenzie is a multinational law firm with 78 offices in 46 countries, with an office of approximately 150 in Melbourne. It works on significant and high profile matters, both on a local and global scale

The Firm’s global approach means its people receive world-class training and development at every stage of their career.

Deakin Law Ball 2019

The Deakin Law Students’ Society along with Lander & Rogers cordially invites you to attend the annual Deakin Law Ball held on the 12 August at the most prestigious venue in Melbourne: The Crown Palladium.

You will be treated to a delectable two-course meal prepared by Crown’s world class chefs accompanied by beer, wine and champagne all night.


DLSS Clerkship Guide 2019

For those interested in applying for clerkships, find all the information you need about what clerkships are, reasons for applying and tips on how to ensure your application is top notch in the below DLSS Clerkship Guide!
It also features profiles of many firms offering clerkships, along with articles written by people who work at these firms. Even if you’re not applying for clerkships this year, it’s worth having a read to find out what your future may hold and to get tips on legal job applications in general.

Maddocks – Firm Spotlight

Maddocks is an independent Australian law firm which advises corporations, businesses and government both in Australia and internationally. Its practice areas span Commercial, Construction & Projects, Development, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Employment, Safety & People, Property and Public Law.

“Our mission statement is to make a difference for our clients, each other and the community. Everything we do is focused on fulfilling that mission statement.”

Meet The Professionals Night

The DLSS is proud to announce the return of our annual 2019 Meet the Professionals Night.

From 6-8:30pm treat yourself to a night of delicious food whilst you network your way to a clerkship or role with Australia’s best law firms.

We have ensured there is a 1:2 ratio of firm reps to students so you have an amazing opportunity now to build on the connections you made at the careers fair! Get to know Australia’s most prominent firms, and give them a chance to get to know you.

Lander & Rogers – Firm Spotlight

Lander & Rogers (‘Landers’) is a leading independent law firm based in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Its practice areas include Commercial Disputes, General Insurance, Compensation Law, Family & Relationship Law, Corporate, Workplace Relations & Safety and Real Estate & Property.

DLSS Paint Party 2019

You spoke- We listened. The Paint Party is BACK (n’ better than ever). Ready to get a little messy?

Assignments are draining, and we aren’t fans. Come take a night off and make the most of our drink specials (running all night btw) with a brew off.

DLSS Commercial Law Careers Fair

The DLSS would like to invite law students at all levels to come and meet with legal professionals from some of Australia’s largest law firms.

With 15 of Australia’s largest law firms and other institutions in attendance, this will be a pivotal opportunity for all law students to start forging new connections with such law firms, this is especially in light of the upcoming clerkship and graduate offers of 2019.