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Deakin Law School students' skills on display at the Vis (East) Moot in Hong Kong

4 April 2017

Deakin Law School students show they’re amongst the world's best, at the Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong.

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Deakin Law School tops the world at the Vis Moot in Hong Kong

1 May 2017

Deakin Law School students have once again demonstrated why they are among the world's best, at the recent Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong.

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Human rights and good corporate citizenship: Deakin Law School Oration

20 February 2018

One of the world’s foremost authorities on corporate governance, Professor Mervyn King SC, will be at Deakin this week where he will caution businesses who think they can focus solely on profit.

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DLS demonstrates expertise in health law

5 June 2018

Five Deakin Law School academics have contributed to a ground-breaking publication on health law.

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Deakin law student's fight for mercy for NT man sentenced for murder

10 August 2018

Deakin law staff and students are playing a key role in the fight to release a young Aboriginal man currently serving a life sentence in the Northern Territory for a murder he did not physically commit.

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Latest rankings for Deakin Law School

7 April 2017

Deakin Law School receives CALD Certification and rises in the QS World University Rankings.

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Transitioning from Law School to Law Practice

6 May 2017 - 7 May 2017

Deakin Law School (DLS) and Arnold Bloch Leibler (ABL), will present a unique two-day workshop designed to give law students from Deakin and other universities an introduction to working in a commercial legal practice.


Law School Alumni Chapter Networking Event

21 June 2017

The Deakin Law School Alumni Chapter is delighted to invite law alumni to a night of catching up with peers and making new connections at their June networking event.


High praise for Deakin Law School academic's latest book

22 February 2017

Professor Samantha Hepburn of Deakin Law School (DLS) has received high commendation for the latest edition of her book, Principles of Equity and Trusts.

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Deakin Law School Alumni Chapter EOFY Social

9 August 2018

A chance to celebrate the end of financial year with good food, drinks and friends.


Deakin Law School Alumni Chapter Networking Event

13 December 2017

The Deakin Law School alumni chapter committee invites law alumni to attend the final event of 2017.


Deakin student wins Law Student of the Year

30 May 2018

Deakin law student Erin Ritchie has won Law Student of the Year at the 14th Victorian Legal Awards held earlier this month.

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Ziva Filipic, Vis Moot arbitrator, to speak at Deakin Law School First ICA Moot

7 September 2017

This presentation will form part of the inaugural Deakin International Commercial Arbitration Moot, sponsored by Allens.


Deakin University announces new Deakin Law School Dean

5 October 2017

Deakin University has appointed leading commercial law expert Dr Jenni Lightowlers as Dean of the Deakin Law School.

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Banking Royal Commission only exposes the tip of the iceberg: Deakin law expert

21 May 2018

Misconduct exposed by the banking Royal Commission is the tip of the iceberg, with the catastrophic consequences of Australia's broken financial sector yet to be revealed, according to a Deakin University corporate law expert.

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The dark side of emoji challenges the courts: Deakin Law School research

15 December 2017

Emoji, those seemingly harmless little icons used in text messages, have a dark side that is proving to be a minefield for law reform around the world, according to findings from Deakin Law School researchers.

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Deakin law researcher promotes 'blame-free approach to war crimes'

12 April 2018

A Deakin international law expert has radically suggested a 'blame-free approach to war crimes' to improve information sharing in sensitive fact-finding cases and encourage much-needed institutional change.

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Publications, methods and working papers

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