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.
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.
Our Social Justice & Equity portfolio is responsible for hosting a range of seminrs and producing various publications on social justice issues within an Australian legal context
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
First Year Representative nominations are now open!
The annual DLSS Commercial Careers Fair is being held on April 26th, be sure to register for this unmissable event!
The DLSS is proud to announce Mock Interviews in 2018! These will provide students the opportunity to practice interviews with leading law firms and receive invaluable feedback to help with their future careers!
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Landers & Rogers is an independent Australian firm focusing on various practice areas both nationally and also globally.
PALS is running in T1 for Contract (MLL111), Admin (MLL324) and Property (MLL327). Check the post for the timetable!
The 8th of March is International Women’s Day!
Applications are now open to become a PALS tutor! If you fit the criteria, be sure to apply by February 19th!
Interested in doing a clerkship at a community legal centre?
The DLSS is proud to present to you our new executive committee for 2017/2018
A limited number of tickets are available for students for the ICJ’s Annual Fundraising Dinner for 2017, with special guest the Honourable Robert French
Attention all Penultimate year students!
Come along to this information session featuring The College of Law and Leo Cussens!
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...