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:
|Chair - The Hon Justice Robson||Supreme Court of Victoria|
|The Hon Justice David Ashley||Court of Appeal , Supreme Court of Victoria|
|Ms Jenni Lightowlers||
Deputy Chancellor and University Council|
Partner - FAL Lawyers
|Mr Leigh Johns||Commissioner - Fair Work Australia|
|Dr Josh Wilson QC||QC Victorian Bar, Melbourne|
|Mr Will Alstergen||QC and President - Victorian Bar Council|
|Mr Jim Rutherford||Member – Geelong Law Association|
|Ms Julie Hobbs||Transport Accident Commission|
|Mr Dan Simmonds||Director – Harwood Andrews|
|Mr Paul Sokolowski||Partner – Arnold Bloch Leibler|
|Mr Philip Catania||Partner - Corrs Chambers Westgarth|
|Mr Duncan Travis||Partner - Allens Arthur Robinson|
|Ms Kate Henderson||Associate - Norton Rose Australia|
|Professor Mirko Bagaric||Dean and Head of School|
|Dr Dale Holt||Director of Teaching|
|Ass Prof Julie Clarke||Director, Juris Doctor|
|Professor Samantha Hepburn||Director of Research|
|Ms Helen Wood||Law Librarian|
|President, Deakin Law Students Society, Geelong and Warrnambool|
|President, Deakin Law Students Society, Burwood|
|Vice-President (Education), Deakin Law Students Society, Burwood|
Ms Simone Lee and|
Ms Jacqui O'Leary
|Administrative Coordinator (Academic Programs)|
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