Law placements are now open1

Apply now for legal placements in T1 2019

December 11, 2018

By Faculty of Business and Law

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To succeed in the real world as a lawyer, you need real-world practice. Applications are now open for Legal Internship and the Deakin Law Clinic in Trimester 1, 2019.

These two opportunities will give you invaluable practical experience and the chance to deepen your theoretical knowledge and critical thinking skills. This is a great opportunity complete the compulsory practical component of your degree,  to do so.

Legal Internship

Expressions of interest for Legal Internship MLL351 in Trimester 1, 2019 are now open. The subject is worth 1 credit point. You’ll complete a minimum of 15 days on work placement in a legal environment with an external organisation and and gain experience that will be invaluable for your career.

During your placement, you’ll learn many skills, such as client interviewing, fact finding, alternative dispute resolution and negotiation, providing advice and counselling of a legal nature, legal research, problem solving and advocacy.

Legal Internship placements are strictly limited and expressions of interest close at 5pm on Wednesday 9 January 2019.

For more information, including selection criteria and how to apply, visit the Legal Internship webpage.

Deakin Law Clinic

Deakin Law Clinic is a community legal service and a teaching law firm based in the Melbourne CBD. It provides free legal advice and assistance to people experiencing disadvantage in the areas of civil law, commercial law, employment law, family law, venture law and criminal law. It also aims to educate the broader community in relation to their legal rights and access to justice issues.

Legal placements are available for Deakin law students at the Deakin Law Clinic under the supervision of qualified legal practitioners. You will analyse complex legal problems and develop critical skills for a career in the law, including analytical, drafting, oral communication, and problem-solving skills while gaining credit towards your degree.

Deakin Law Clinic placements are strictly limited and expressions of interest close at 5pm on Wednesday 9 January 2019.

For more information, including selection criteria and how to apply, visit the Deakin Law Clinic webpage.


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