Law Careers Blog

Volunteer opportunity - Australian Red Cross

Published 13 December 2017 @ 02:42 PM, by MLS Career Services

The Australian Red Cross is currently recruiting a volunteer to work with the international humanitarian law team. The details can be found via: http://volunteering.redcross.org.au/cw/en/job/494036/emblem-protection-volunteer-international-humanitarian-law-team-carlton

Clifford Chance Hong Kong Student Open Evening

Published 21 November 2017 @ 09:17 AM, by MLS Career Services

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County Court User Survey - Volunteer Opportunities

Published 20 November 2017 @ 10:53 AM, by MLS Career Services

The County Court User Survey is part of the Court's commitment to Court Excellence. As recommended by the International Framework for Court Excellence, the Court conducts the survey biannually (June and November) so it can establish a sound base for comparison of change in satisfaction over time. The survey also assists in identifying and addressing issues as identified by our Court Users.


We are looking for law students to assist with the running of the second survey of the year on Monday 27 November 2017.

There are approximately 8 spaces available per shift. We will be running two shifts from 8.45am - 12.30pm and 12.30pm - 4pm (possibly till 4.30pm) so 8 students in the morning and 8 in the afternoon.

The survey is run on iPads and the students will be required to ask various people in the court on this day if they would like to fill out the survey on an iPad and assist them with any questions.

The volunteers will be provided with iPads, identifying T-shirts and lunch.

Please apply as soon as possible! 

For further details, contact Amanda Ahmed on 8636 6526 or via email amanda.ahmed@countycourt.vic.gov.au.

Centre for Transnational Legal Studies – Second-round Applications Now Open

Published 2 November 2017 @ 01:33 PM, by MLS Careers Services

This is your last chance to be considered for a one-of-a-kind experience! Did you know that MLS is the only Australian institution in partnership with the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies?

CTLS can offer you the opportunity to differentiate your CV with an international immersion experience: a Georgetown University-hosted, semester-long program in the heart of London’s legal precinct.

Limited places are available for Semester 2, 2018 and Semester 1, 2019. Second-round applications close at 4pm on Friday, 1 December 2017.

The Application Form is available on the LMS under International Opportunities of the JD Community.

Have questions? Attend the Information Session on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 in GM16, 1-2pm. Alternatively, please contact the Graduate Services Coordinator (International Opportunities) on law-global@unimelb.edu.au

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Hong Kong office open house event

Published 30 October 2017 @ 09:16 AM, by MLS Career Services

The open house events are held several times a year. The events provide an opportunity for you to speak to lawyers in the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Hong Kong office.

The next open house event will take place on 30 November 2017 between 3:00pm – 6:00pm. If you are interested in attending, you may register for the event here  by 17 November 2017. 

Please also send a copy of your CV and transcript to chinagraduates@freshfields.com by 17 November 2017. 

A confirmation email will be sent to the selected students in the week of 20 November 2017.