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.
Areas of legal assistance
Deakin Law Clinic provides legal advice and assistance to eligible clients through the following clinics.
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, and undertakes appeal work in appropriate cases.
Employment Law Clinic
A clinic created to help employees, small businesses and other workers navigate the employment law system.
Family Law Clinic
This clinic assists with matters 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.