Practical Legal Training Seminar

What are your plans for the end of your degree? Are you looking to practice law? For many of us, we look at grad jobs as the only pathway to a career in law, but in reality there are other options! The Deakin Law Students’ Society proudly presents the ‘Practical Legal Training Seminar’, where you can… Continue reading

First Year Negotiation Final

Congratulations to Leo Rodrigo and Ellie Kinahan from Burwood, the winners of the Harwood Andrews First Year Negotiation Final! Congratulations as well go to the finalists from Geelong, Kate Ammitzboll and Bec Kerwan.   We wish to thank the Deakin Law Students’ Society Geelong for hosting the final at the Waterfront campus. Thanks are also due… Continue reading

Upcoming LIV Student Events

The Law Institute of Victoria is hosting some fantastic events in the coming weeks aimed at law students to help students develop their professional skills, provide networking opportunities and present career pathways information. LIV Leading Quill Scholarship The LIV Young Lawyers Section (YLS) in partnership with the College of Law (The College of Law) is offering… Continue reading

Career Pathways Q&A Panel

The DLSS would like to introduce our last careers event of the year, the DLSS Career Pathways Q&A Panel. The Career Pathways Q&A Panel will be running Tuesday 23 September from 6:15-8:30pm at Deakin Prime (Level 3, 550 Burke Street, Melbourne). The DLSS recognizes how difficult the graduate market currently is, and last year we received extremely good… Continue reading


The Deakin Law Students’ Society is calling upon all Deakin law students to consider nominating for a position on the 2015 DLSS Committee. As an elected representative of Deakin law students, it will be your privilege to represent the needs of your fellow students and help the long road to graduation be as rewarding as… Continue reading

Maddocks 2014 Paper & Oral Competitions

This competition involves the submission of a pre-written essay from a previously completed law unit at Deakin University. If competitors are successful in making it through to the final, the written component will be followed by a PowerPoint presentation on the legal issues and arguments explored in their assignment. This is done individually. Workload From… Continue reading