How to get practical legal experience while you study
Based in the Melbourne CBD, Deakin Law Clinic is a law firm that gives students the chance to practice law with real clients.
Civil and Commercial Law Clinic
This clinic covers cases related to commercial law, immigration law, administrative law and Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) matters.
Criminal Law Clinic
The clinic provides services to clients who have been charged with summary or indictable offences. The clinic also undertakes appeal work in appropriate cases.
Students also develop an appreciation of social justice issues and have a heightened awareness of the operation of the criminal justice system, law reform needs and policy issues which face courts and criminal lawyers.
Employment Law Clinic
A clinic created to help employees, small businesses and other workers navigate the employment law system.
Family Law Clinic
For assistance with matter concerning marriage, divorce, parenting arrangements and property settlements.
Venture Law Clinic
Dedicated to providing legal information to start-ups and entrepreneurs, this service covers issues around contracts, intellectual property, corporate structuring and more.