Creating responsible lawyers: the experience of La Trobe students at the Neighbourhood Justice Centre

By Joshua Furolo, Jelena Sarenac, Amanda Shackleton, Betty Elhouli, Mariella Tschur, Nathan Stubbings and Stella Cirrito Over the course of semester one, a combination of Law and Social Work students from La Trobe University have been completing a work placement… 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

How Working with Asylum Seekers broadens our Legal Education

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By Rose Clayton In October 2015 I started volunteering in the Law Program of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. I avidly followed the plight of refugees in the news but I needed to physically do something about an issues I… Continue Reading

Edmund Simpson on his Placement at ALHR

By Edmund Simpson I am currently in my second month of a project taken through the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights – La Trobe Refugee Program (ALHR- LTU). The Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, or ALHR, is an association of… Continue Reading

A Look Inside a LIV internship by Eliza Barnes: “I am so glad that I was given this opportunity”

By Eliza Barnes The Law Institute of Victoria was established in 1859. It is the peak body for the Victorian Legal Profession, representing more than 19 000 lawyers working in the legal sectors in Victoria, interstate and overseas. The role of… Continue Reading