Law Advisory Board
Timing and Purpose
- The purpose of School of Law Advisory Board is to provide advice on the development of a course, or discipline, on new courses and on revisions to existing courses and to ensure that relevant links are established with the communities that inform the course portfolio of the University. Advisory Boards may also work to establish opportunities for industry-based placements, staff consultancy and the development of applied research.
- The School of Law Advisory Board meets twice a year.
- Members are appointed to an Advisory Board by the Faculty Board on the advice of the Pro Vice-Chancellor. The term of appointment of members will be three years, renewable for one further term of three years. Approval must be sought from the Faculty Board before members are appointed.
- Chair: A person external to the University of standing in one of the professions relevant to the course or discipline.
- External: Normally, at least three representatives of the employer groups or professions that employ graduates from the course or of the discipline.
- Graduates: A graduate from the course or relevant discipline.
- Internal: The Pro Vice-Chancellor or Head of School in which the course, or discipline, is offered; a Course or discipline Coordinator; and a student enrolled in the course or discipline.
- Secretary: From the School of Law.
Terms of Reference
To provide advice to the School on all aspects of:
- the courses and units taught by the School including the development of new courses, or units
- teaching and learning, including teaching and learning using on-line, distance education, or flexible delivery methods
- the skills, knowledge and attributes sought by the employers of graduates who complete courses, or units, taught by the School
- research, including opportunities for securing research funding
- the development by the School of the disciplines it embraces
- industry links and placements
- consultancy opportunities
- such other matters as the School deems appropriate.
The School is grateful for the contribution of the external and representative members of the Advisory Board:
|Justice Michelle Gordon |
|Federal Court of Australia|
|Jim Rutherford||Member – Geelong Law Association|
|Julie Hobbs||Transport Accident Commission|
|Duncan Travis||Partner – Allens Arthur Robinson|
|Dan Simmonds||Director – Harwood Andrews|
|Paul Sokolowski||Partner – Arnold Bloch Leibler|
|Philip Catania||Corrs Chambers Westgarth Solicitors|
|Ms Kate Henderson||Deacons|
|Ms Sky Mykyta||Victorian Government Solicitor's Office|
|Professor Mirko Bagaric||Dean and Head of School|
|Dr Julie Clarke||Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)|
|Professor Danuta Mendelson||Associate Head of School (Research)|
|Professor Louis De Koker||Graduate Program Coordinator|
|Simone Lee||LLB Program Coordinator|
|Jacqui O'Leary||LLB Program Coordinator|
|Helen Wood||Law Librarian|
|Vanessa Mantella||2013 President, Deakin Law Student's Society, Geelong & Warrnambool|
|Shai Sommer||2013 President, Deakin Law Student's Society, Burwood|
|Hayden Glaister||2013 President, Deakin Law Student' Society, Warrnambool|
|Simone Lee/Jacqui O'Leary||LLB Program Coordinator|
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