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Law Clinic (MLL351) is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit worth 1 credit point where students complete a work placement in a legal environment. Law Clinic counts for 12 days towards the professional work experience requirement of the law degree course. The unit is only offered to Bachelor of Laws students.
Applicants are required to:
Please give careful consideration to your application, as there are limited places available. A detailed application, which outlines your suitability and enthusiasm, will greatly assist the selection process.
Where there are several strong applicants, order of application receipt will be used to finalise selection- so get your application in promptly.
Please note: The host organisation may require an interview prior to final offer being made.
Please indicate in your application if you are also available to accept a place in a different trimester. Only apply for those places that you are willing to travel to.
Please note: Under no circumstances are you to approach employers directly regarding Law Clinic.
You will be notified of the outcome of your application approximately 2 weeks after applications have been received. If you have not heard after this time please contact Marlene Ebejer.
If you are offered a Law Clinic placement you will be required to attend a one day compulsory induction session conducted by the Unit Chair prior to you commencing Law Clinic.
The purpose of the induction session is to go through some of the issues you may face whilst on placement such as duty of confidentiality, interviewing diverse clients, working with interpreters, how to write file notes, how to draft letters etc.
If you cannot commit to attending the compulsory induction session your offer will be rescinded and you will not be able to enrol in the unit. At the induction session you will be given the instructions on how to enrol. The induction session is held at the Burwood Campus on the last Monday of the previous trimester from 9am - 12 midday.
Students who wish to undertake Law Clinic may need to obtain a Working with Children Check and Police Check prior to commencing (at students expense).
Please note: Not all centres participate in all trimesters.