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PLT information session with Leo Cussen Centre for Law

Published 8 October 2018 @ 11:07 AM, by MLS Career Services

Leo Cussen Centre for Law holds information sessions for those who have applied for the Onsite and Online Practical Legal Training Course and for those interested in applying.

Time: 11 October, 5:00pm—7:00pm

Venue: Leo Cussen Centre for Law Level 1, 360 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


For any queries please contact 03 9602 3111

Law Without Walls Online

Published 5 October 2018 @ 03:07 PM, by MLS Career Services

MLS is very pleased to offer JD students the opportunity to participate in the online international event Law Without Walls Online (LWOW X). LWOW X is described as ‘A global, all-virtual multidisciplinary collaboratory solving tomorrow’s social justice problems in legal education and practice related to issues around youth advocacy, juvenile justice, human rights, and / or access to education and justice for vulnerable client populations.’

More information about LWOW X

This is a demanding but exciting program that will run online from January through to April.

If you would like to be considered for LWOW X, please submit an application which includes the following:

  • 1.Create a personal pitch. The personal pitch is a one-to-two-minute video (created via phone, tablet, computer, camera or animated tools like Powtoon) telling us why you’re an ideal candidate for LWOW X – in short, what can you do for LWOW X and what can the program do you for? Each personal pitch should include examples of problem solving, leadership and creativity.
  • Note: the personal pitch may be a mix of video clips, still photos and animated media, however, it must be one cohesive video file. Click here for a YouTube playlist of past personal pitches.
  • 2.A copy of your CV
  • 3.A 300 word statement on what you would bring to the program and why you would benefit from participating.

Complete applications should be submitted to by Sunday 4 November. 

The Legal Forecast Victoria - Law and the Gig Economy

Published 21 September 2018 @ 09:59 AM, by MLS Career Services

Date: Tuesday 2 October

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Location: Thomson Reuters, 333 Collins Street, Melbourne .

TLF Victoria brings you a Q&A panel on being a lawyer in the gig economy. The evening will explore the questions you have about being a ‘freelance’ lawyer, the opportunities available to enterprising lawyers who work in this innovative field, and the challenges workplaces will face in future.

Click here to register 

MLS International Opportunities – Applications Open

Published 10 September 2018 @ 10:36 AM, by MLS Career Services

MLS International Opportunities – Applications Open

Applications open: Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9am
Applications close: Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4pm

  • Center for Transnational Legal Studies (London, UK)
  • Global Lawyer (Washington DC & New York, USA)
  • Institutions in International Law (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Law & Legal Practice in Asia (Delhi, India)

For details on where to find application forms, subject information packs and dates for upcoming information sessions, please visit International Opportunities within the JD Community on the LMS.

Have questions? Please contact the Graduate Services Coordinator (International) on or book an appointment.

Disability Support Drop In Session

Published 24 August 2018 @ 10:16 AM, by MLS Career Services

The LSS Education Directors are keen to hear from students with disabilities about whether there's anything the LSS or Faculty can do better.

Our Disability Support Drop In Session is an informal session where students will meet the Disability Liaison Officer, Arlen Duke. There will be pizza provided, but attendance is strictly for students with disabilities.

Students' identities and the particular nature of their disabilities will be kept confidential by Arlen, unless the student expressly directs otherwise.

When: Friday 24 August, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where: Room 628

If there are any questions, please contact Brittany Baker and Amy Rich at: