Find Your Foundation: 10 Tips on Writing Research Essays

La Trobe Law School recently ran a Legal Skills Workshop of 2017 on writing research essays. Organised throughout the semester, these workshops aim to sharpen your legal and professional skills and provide you with some handy tips for your law… Continue Reading

101 Law Skills Seminars: Essential Tools for Exam Success

This year, La Trobe Law School ran a range of 101 Law Skills Workshops to help students sharpen their key legal skills. We then summarised these, sharing the top tips for your law school career. If you have missed these… Continue Reading

LLS Career Workshop: What Career Options do Law Graduates have?

Finishing your law degree? Looking at your options for 2017?  Law graduates can explore a wide range of career opportunities, and whether you’re looking to practice, or use your degree in other ways, you need to start thinking about the… Continue Reading

Bouncing Back: 3 Key Tips to Understand and use Feedback to your Advantage

On 12 May 2016, La Trobe Law School ran the fourth 101 Law Skills Workshop of 2016. Organised throughout the semester, these workshops aim to sharpen your legal and professional skills and provide you with some handy tips for your… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School offers New Subject: Refugee Law in Context

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Refugee Law in Context is a new Masters of Law subject being offered by La Trobe Law School in 2016. It is being taught by Associate Professor Dr Savitri Taylor, who has been researching and publishing in the area for 25 years… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School is Leading an Innovative Legal Training Initiative with Final Year Law and Social Work Students

La Trobe Law School has implemented a collaborative initiative with the Neighbourhood Justice Centre to support our leading students in their clinical studies as well as some of the most vulnerable citizens in the City of Yarra to access pro bono legal… Continue Reading

How to Craft your Personal Brand on- and offline: 5 Key Tips from Career Expert Kris Young

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On Wednesday 27 April 2016, the La Trobe Law School welcomed Kris Young to present a workshop on social media and networking. We’ve summarised her top 5 tips to help you navigate through the social media and networking minefield: 1.… Continue Reading

Seasonal Clerkship Careers Events 2016

Clerkship Application

Next week La Trobe Law School will host a seminar on how to apply for a Seasonal Clerkship, as well as several Seasonal Clerkship Application Workshops in small groups. The workshops will provide students with customised feedback on their resumes and cover letters… Continue Reading

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Career Expert Kris Young’s Top Tips for Perfecting your Resume and Cover Letter

Kris Young careers

On Tuesday 19 April 2016, the La Trobe Law School welcomed Kris Young to present a workshop on taking your cover letters and resumes to the next level. We have summarised her top 5 tips to turn an average resume… Continue Reading

How do you Launch a Law Career in the US? 5 Key Tips from US Lawyer Andrew David

Andrew David

On Thursday 7 April 2016, the La Trobe Law School welcomed Andrew David to present a seminar on practicing law in the US. We have summarised his top 5 tips for Australians wanting to launch their law career in US: 1. Understand… Continue Reading