Events

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.
Bond University (PLT) – PLT Spotlight

Bond University (PLT) – PLT Spotlight

Bond University is a private not-for-profit university located in the Gold Coast, Queensland. Among a wide range of student offerings, Bond University also offers The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP), commonly known as Practical Legal Training (PLT). A PLT is the second step to gaining admission as a legal practitioner. “Bond University was recently rated 5 stars in the 2019 Good Universities Guide as Australia’s leading university for teaching quality, learner engagement, learning resources, skills development and student support – all of which are reflected in the GDLP.“
Annual General Meeting 2019

Annual General Meeting 2019

The Deakin Law Students' Society would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. This is a chance to hear what the DLSS has achieved in the past year and what is planned for the future. The AGM will begin promptly at 6pm on September 16 at the Burwood Campus.
Gadens – Firm Spotlight

Gadens – Firm Spotlight

Gadens is a leading, preeminent independent Australian law firm with key practice areas covering Banking & Finance, Corporate Advisory, Disputes & Litigation, Employment Advisory, Family & Relationship Law, Government, Intellectual Property & Technology, Insolvency & Recovery, Property, Construction & Planning, and Tax. “Our vision is to be a preeminent, independent firm renowned for providing an outstanding client experience, innovative solutions and value. We will be nimble, with committed staff and high performance culture.”
‘Disrupting Law’ Legal Hackathon

‘Disrupting Law’ Legal Hackathon

Attention all law students! Disrupting Law is coming to Victoria this year, and The Legal Forecast is looking for enthusiastic law students to work closely with law firms to come up with innovative, practical solutions to real-life problems affecting the legal industry. It will be held over a 54 hours period between 9th and 11th August. See inside for me details and registration link!
Baker McKenzie – Firm Spotlight

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

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. TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE 30th June 2019!
DLSS Clerkship Guide 2019

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.