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 and Commercial Law Practice
This clinic provides advice and assistance regarding civil disputes, consumer law and contract disputes. The clinic also provides legal advice to start ups and entrepreneurs in regard to business structures.
Criminal Law Practice
The clinic provides services to clients who have been charged with summary or indictable offences, and undertakes appeal work in appropriate cases.
Employment Law Practice
A clinic created to help employees, small businesses and other workers navigate the employment law system.
Policy Advocacy Law Practice
The Policy Advocacy Practice gives students the opportunity to undertake real problem-based projects that address economic and social injustices.
Family Law Practice
This clinic provides services to clients in matters concerning family violence, marriage, separation and divorce, parenting arrangements and property/financial settlements.