Wellbeing Week 2017: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind – Eating well in Law School

We have all been there. It’s late, you’re hungry, and cooking something from scratch is the last thing you feel like doing, especially with that pile of case law you need to read for tomorrow’s tutorial staring back at you.… 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

Legal skills 101 workshops: broaden your legal and professional skills

This semester, La Trobe Law School will be hosting its Legal Skills 101 Workshops in collaboration with the La Trobe Law Students Association. Make sure to attend these sessions, as they can be an enormous aid in sharpening the skills… Continue Reading

Ai Group and La Trobe Law School Partnership, Internship Program

Partnership In 2016 La Trobe University and Ai Group partnered to provide internship opportunities for law students. Eligible students are required to have studied employment law and to be enrolled in a relevant placement elective at La Trobe University. Ai… Continue Reading

Deploying the database: 5 ways to make online legal research work for you

On Thursday 1 September 2016 the La Trobe Law School ran the fifth 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… Continue Reading

Complex, enthralling and just a little bit stressful – that’s how I summarise my first semester of law school.

By Rebecca Spilipoulos Complex, enthralling and just a little bit stressful. Those few words pretty much sum up how my first semester as a law student at La Trobe university panned out. The experience of starting law is eye-opening, a… Continue Reading

Public Panel Event: “Free Trade Agreements: What’s In It For Australian University Graduates?”

La Trobe Law School, is pleased to invite you to the “Free Trade Agreements: What’s in it for Australian University Graduates?” Public Panel event, on 21 September 2016. Australia’s trade landscape has recently been populated with some significant free trade… Continue Reading

Former VCE+ Student Ashleigh Livori on University Life: “I find university empowering”

I was given the opportunity to take Legal Institutions and Methods and Public Law through La Trobe Law School as a VCE+ Student in 2015. By taking these subjects, my ability to analyse materials for research and construct well-reasoned arguments… Continue Reading

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Public Event: ‘Legally Defensible? A Legal Examination of Refugee Policies and Associated Implications’

On 18 February 2016, at La Trobe Law School’s City Campus, the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) will be hosting Labor MP Anna Burke and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young as they discuss their parties’ refugee policies and plans. Joining them in discussion… Continue Reading