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
This week’s How to Law Blog, written by the DLSS’s own Tom Walsh focuses on the importance of balance.
This month’s Deakin Alumni is on Daniel Opare, a medical negligence lawyer at Maurice Blackburn.
Expressions of interest for the Employment Law Clinic and Family Law Clinic are open now!
Click here to find out how you can run with Environmental Justice Australia in the upcoming 2017 Melbourne Marathon to raise money!
An Exciting Opportunity at MinterEllison!
Read more about this interesting panel discussion taking place, hosted by Victorian Women Lawyers.
The Deakin Law School invites you a seminar regarding the ICC Moot Competition delivered by international speaker Ms Ziva Filinic.
This week’s How to Law Blog is brought to you by ALSA, as part of their Wellbeing Week.
Regardless of whether you will vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ in the upcoming vote on Same-Sex Marriage, it is absolutely crucial that you enrol to vote.
Applications for VisMoot 2017-2018 are now open!
I told an American friend who has lived here a decade that the High Court can overrule state supreme courts in purely state law. Stunned. “But I thought Australia was a federation!” No American federal court can do that, unless federal law or the constitution is...
Introduction I graduated from Deakin University with a double degree in Commerce (majoring in Economics) and Law (Honours) in 2016. I am currently employed at MinterEllison as a graduate where I am on my first rotation (of three) in the Dispute Resolution team. As...
This month’s Legal Insight discusses section 44 of the Australian Constitution.
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Applications are now open for the Dover Graduate Program