Law

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Gain the skills and necessary training in all major areas of legal practice and become a first-class lawyer. Get ready for your dream career with either a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Juris Doctor or Master of Laws.

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Study at one of the best law schools in Victoria

With a unique focus on commercial law, and ranked by the prestigious QS World University Rankings as one of Victoria's best, Deakin Law School will set you up for your dream career.

One of Victoria’s top ranked law schools

Deakin Law School is highly regarded and ranked as one of Victoria's top law schools by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.

Depending on the program you may satisfy the academic requirements to practise as an Australian lawyer, as set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB).

Unique focus on commercial law

A distinctive feature of our law programs is our commercial law focus. 

The legal profession is highly commercialised and lawyers are increasingly required to provide clients with practical, commercial advice (in addition to pure legal advice). Our commercial law focus opens doors to a wide variety of legal careers, giving you an edge on graduation.

Research excellence

Bring your unique insight to the world and take your studies to the next level with a Higher Degree by Research. 

We have research expertise in commercial law, company law, natural resource law, mining and energy law, competition law, sentencing, intellectual property and comparative law.

We give students the practitioner's perspective of practising law when we teach, preparing them to a point of knowing what to expect at entry level positions.

VICTORIA LAMBROPOULOS

SENIOR LECTURER, Deakin Law School

Combine studies with travel

Our international study programs are a great way to fast-track your degree. They are between two and six weeks in duration and offer educational, social and cultural experiences along the way.

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