Who we are

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.

 

Become a Member

When you become a member of the Deakin Law Students’ Society not only do you join a great community of law students, but you also get invitations to all our social events including the First Year Law Camp, get access to various career-based initiatives as well as many other benefits!

Firm Spotlight: King & Wood Mallesons

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is a multinational law firm headquartered in Hong Kong. Its Melbourne office practices in Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, Mergers and Acquisitions, Projects and Real Estate and Taxation, with sub teams including Competition, Technology, Media, Entertainment and Telecommunications.

Events

Senior Moot Semi Finals

The Deakin Law Students’ Society invite you to attend our annual King & Wood Mallesons Deakin Moot Semi-Final.

This competition will take place over 2 days.

Whether you are a seasoned competitor or you are just starting out this is a great opportunity to watch some highly skilled teams battle it out for a spot in the final! You might even learn a thing or two!

International Women’s Day

The 8th of March 2019 marks the 110th celebration of International Women’s Day, with this years theme being #BalanceforBetter – encouraging us all to strive for a gender-balanced world in the classroom, in the workplace, in the media, in sport and everywhere in between!

The College of Law First Year BBQ

Your first week on uni can be hard! Not only because of the high volume of works that gets thrown at you but also because you are in a brand new environment without your friends around you who have been there for years!

We want to make this transition for you as easy as possible! So this Friday after your First Year Crash Course we invite you to join us at the First Year BBQ proudly sponsored by The College of Law!

First Year Crash Course

Your first day of law starts on Monday! If your nerves are starting to kick in don’t fear! We have the perfect remedy!

To help prepare you for life at law school, the Deakin Law Students’ Society (DLSS), together with William Roberts Lawyers, is running the annual First Year Crash Course.

The Senior Moot

Registration has now CLOSED. Our moot guide is still available within.

To all competitors, best of luck!

1st Year Law Camp 2019!

Welcome one and all to our Law Camp held EXCLUSIVELY for our first year Law Students. Join us for a three day all inclusive event for the price of $150. Thats right, all inclusive. But for those who need to brush up on that definition, that includes: transport to and from the camp, two nights accomodation, alcohol, DJ sets, two massive parties and activities throughout the day (+ more).

Portfolio

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.

Social Justice and Equity

Our Social Justice & Equity portfolio is responsible for hosting a range of seminars and producing various publications on social justice issues within an Australian legal context..

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.

Competitions

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.
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Education

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

Social Events

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

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

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