How to get practical legal experience while you study
Based in the Melbourne CBD and at Geelong Waterfront Campus, Deakin Law Clinic is a law firm that gives students the chance to practise law with real clients.
Areas of legal assistance
Deakin Law Clinic provides legal advice and assistance to eligible clients through the following practice areas:
Civil Law Practice
The Civil Law Practice assists clients with matters such as infringements, debts, neighbourhood disputes, consumer disputes, contract issues, tenancy issues and motor vehicle accidents (not personal injury).
Criminal Law Practice
The Criminal Law Practice provides services to clients who have been charged with summary or indictable offences, and undertakes appeal work in appropriate cases.
Employment Law Practice
This Employment Law Practice assists employees, small businesses and other workers to navigate the employment law system.
Policy Advocacy Law Practice
The Policy Advocacy Law Practice gives students the opportunity to undertake real problem-based projects that address economic and social injustices.
Family Law Practice
This Family Law Practice provides services to clients in matters concerning family violence, marriage, separation and divorce, parenting arrangements and property/financial settlements.