Deakin Law School

Deakin Law School trains the next generation of lawyers and professionals, who are empowered to use legal skills in an array of global careers. 

The school's new clinical program is aimed at developing lawyering skills in our graduates as well as making a strong, positive contribution to our communities. 

We're pioneering experiential learning, and providing students access to real clients in exciting domains such as entrepreneurship and new business ventures.


Undergraduate students

The LLB program attracts some of the brightest and best in the state. It's renowned for its commercial focus and teaching quality. The school consistently ranks among the top in the country for teaching quality and student satisfaction. 

Our graduates also enjoy some of the highest rates of employment upon graduation – a testament to the quality of the program and skills developed through work-integrated learning initiatives. 

Postgraduate students

Our Master of Laws will equip you with fundamental disciplinary knowledge on important areas of Australian and international legal systems, as well as recent professional practice development.

Students of our Juris Doctor will gain a strong practical and commercial focus, developing real-world legal skills and an in-depth knowledge of the policies and processes that inform the law.

Why study law at Deakin University

Will I get a job when I graduate with a law degree? What are employers looking for in a law graduate? Why should I consider studying law at Deakin?

Unique study opportunities

Get ahead in your career and gain credit towards your degree while you do it. Choose from:

  • studying or working overseas through our study abroad programs 
  • one of our first-rate work-integrated learning programs 
  • taking part in Vis Moot, a world-renowned law mooting competition for law schools

Learn more about our study opportunities

Law Advisory Board

Meeting biannually, our Law Advisory Board offers guidance and instructions on Deakin's courses and disciplines, so we’re always linked to the industry. 

The board also organises the placements available to our students, giving you real-world experience.

Learn more about our Law Advisory Board


Our research in law underpins our teaching and encourages curiosity. Through regular research seminars, we discuss drafts for publications, thesis chapters and articles of interest to our research community. 

We believe wholeheartedly in investing in our research strengths as it reflects in the research output of our academic staff and students.

Find out more about our research

Law newsroom

Keep up to date with relevant law news, browse our events and get important insights from our research team’s opinion pieces.

Find out more at the law newsroom

Staff listing

See our full list of staff or find a staff member, based on their role or discipline.

Find a staff member

Contact us

Get in touch with Deakin Law School at any of our three campuses.

Deakin Law School enquiries
+61 3 9244 6555
Email Deakin Law School

Melbourne Burwood Campus 
Building EA
Elgar Rd
Burwood VIC 3125 

Geelong Waterfront Campus 
Building AD, Level 2
1 Gheringhap Street
Geelong VIC 3220 

Warrnambool Campus 
Building J, Level 4
Princes Highway
Warrnambool VIC 3280