Winter School in Shanghai: Introduction to Chinese Law

La Trobe Law School, in cooperation with Shanghai University Law School, will offer a Winter School Subject – Introduction to Chinese Law in Shanghai – in November/December 2017. Enrolment will be limited to a maximum of 40 students. Introduction to… Continue Reading

La Trobe law student Heath Mitchell discusses running the Law School race, the shifting face of the economy, and his recent experience at the United Nations

By Heath Mitchell Being a dedicated law student is a tough up-hill battle, there is no avoiding this reality. Yet, if you have the stamina to pull through the challenges, and get back up time and time again, opportunities and… Continue Reading

2017 Wellbeing Week Schedule Released!

You can tell by the weary looks from students and staff around the Law School that it is close to exam time, otherwise known as the ‘heads-down’ end of semester. It’s around this time of semester that you may feel… Continue Reading

From Community Legal Centre Clinic to Commercial Law Firm

By Stephanie Rizk In 2016, the La Trobe Law School and Neighbourhood Justice Centre teamed up to deliver the Wills and Wishes Clinic (“the Clinic”). Driven by a multidisciplinary model requiring the collaboration of law students and social work students,… Continue Reading

Learning the Law: 5 tips to prepare yourself for Law School mentally

Reaching law school is an achievement in itself. Even just applying is a demonstration of your ambition and enthusiasm, not to mention the hurdles you’ve had to overcome and the hard work you’ve had to put in, to get here.… Continue Reading

Dr Anita Mackay joins La Trobe Law School: “It’s an exciting time to be a law student.”

Recently, Dr Anita Mackay joined La Trobe Law School as a lecturer and the school’s JD coordinator. Having spent seven years in Canberra working for the Attorney-General’s Department, Dr Mackay brings a wealth of experience to La Trobe Law School,… Continue Reading

2016 Annual Justice Speech presented by the Honourable Justice Chris Maxwell, President of the Victorian Court of Appeal

On Wednesday 10 August 2016 the La Trobe Law School in collaboration with Leo Cussen Centre for Law was proud to host the Annual Justice Speech. This year, the speech was delivered by the Honourable Justice Chris Maxwell, President of… Continue Reading

Applying for a Traineeship: Sharpen your Professional Skills this August with Career Expert Denise Egan

Clerkship Application

On 1 August 2016, La Trobe Law School will host a seminar on how to apply for a Seasonal Traineeship, as well as several Seasonal Traineeship Application Workshops in small groups. The workshops will provide students with customised feedback on their… Continue Reading

Hear from ASPIRE Student Rebecca Spilipoulos: “Nothing will ever compare to my first semester of Uni life!”

On the 8th of June I had my last exam for my first semester of University. It’s all over already! Bring on the holidays! But first things first: it’s time to do a quick reflection on the past semester I… Continue Reading

How can I get through Law School unscathed? Five pieces of advice we picked up from Wellbeing Week 2016

With over seventy responses to out Wellbeing Week survey, we distilled the most useful ones into a list that can make your law school career easier. Here are our top 5 tips: 1. Remember to relax. Law students are the… Continue Reading