2020 Careers Overview: All Year Levels

2020 Careers Overview: All Year Levels

We'd all like a career after this degree, wouldn't we?Now that the summer break is over, semester 1 is upon us and we are all hitting the ground running, the Careers and Development Portfolio are keen to show you what we have in store for your 2020. We are here to keep you informed and connected to the many opportunities and events available to help you on your pathway to your eventual career, whether that be in the legal profession or otherwise!This overview of this year's Careers Portfolio events is open to all year levels in the JD program. Take note though first years, we have a tailor-made introductory session in week 2, so be sure to check that one out!Wednesday 4th March, 1pm-2pm in Room GM17.We look forward to…
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MULSS Presents: Pamper the Penguins

MULSS Presents: Pamper the Penguins

The LSS Environment Portfolio is proud to announce a new activity open to all MULSS members:Day-trip to the St Kilda Beach and Penguin Colony on the breakwater, in collaboration with the Port Phillip EcoCentre, on either Monday 2nd or Friday 6th March, to:- Learn about nurdles and collect litter on the beach (1 April is KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL DAY!)- Visit the biggest penguin colony on a human-made structure in the Southern Hemisphere (on the breakwater beyond the locked gate, where usually access is restricted), and- Propagate noon flowers, some of penguins favourites, on the St Kilda Breakwater.This will be a fantastic opportunity to spend some relaxing time with old friends, get to know new people, the local beach and the famous penguin colony on a much deeper level, and help…
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MULSS Membership

MULSS Membership

The Melbourne University Law Students’ Society extends a warm welcome to new and returning JD students☺️🧣🧤🧦 Become a member FOR FREE, and receive all we have to offer! The link below will take you straight to the sign up page. https://mulssmembership.getqpay.com/ Here’s to an amazing 2020! 🌠🎇🎆
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MULSS Presents: Semester 2 EOX

MULSS Presents: Semester 2 EOX

Well done.You’ve only just gone and survived a year of law school, and god knows you’ve earnt a celebration.You may be wondering, how can I celebrate such a monumental occasion?Don’t you worry, we have you covered. MULSS Presents the Semester 2 End of Exams Party! We’ve decided to switch it up and take advantage of the beautiful November weather (fingers crossed) by throwing a Day Party the likes of which MLS has never seen. Here’s the deal -Three DJ’s, three genres.A bar tab + food provided.$6 wines/schooners/basics during happy hour.Exclusive use of the HUGE beer garden @ The Penny Black.Sunday sesh. **TICKET INFO**LSS Member Price: $10 + booking feeNon-LSS Member Price: $15 + booking feeTickets will be released on Friday the 25th of October at 1pm, with sales closing Friday…
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LSS Co-Opting Applications Open

LSS Co-Opting Applications Open

It's that time of year everyone, co-opt applications for the 2019-20 LSS Committee are officially open! Applications will be open until 5pm next Tuesday 15 October. Descriptions of all positions on offer in this intake can be accessed below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KdlvBKOD0ho3kg1oxSEQku11PaPXv9729ZDEOdCWGeg/edit?usp=sharing There will also be an informal drop-in session at the LSS office on level 2 at 1pm this Thursday 10 October if you want to ask the directors any questions about the positions. To apply for a position, use the Google form below. Read all instructions very carefully. The form also contains a list of each position on offer. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBmcDwubHgeoQAYWrJTUjdnIsymCtvPdQ9GB35AjLbBrTF1w/viewform?usp=sf_link Good luck!
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Corporate and Government Opportunities Information Session

Corporate and Government Opportunities Information Session

Come along to the Corporate and Government Opportunities Information Session run by the Careers and Development Portfolio and proudly sponsored by Macquarie.This event is designed to inform students of internship, graduate and other opportunities within the Corporate and Government sectors which are opening in 2020.Date: Oct 15, 2019 Time: 1PM – 2PM Location: TBC
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Lunchtime discussion: Analysing the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019

Lunchtime discussion: Analysing the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019

The MULSS Environment Portfolio invites you to a lunchtime seminar, led by Professor Jeremy Gans. The event will be held at 1pm on Thursday 10 October 2019 in Room 221, Melbourne Law School. The seminar will focus on the proposed Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 that was put forward by the Commonwealth Government in July 2019 and referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee. If passed, the Bill would introduce new offences relating to using a ‘carriage service’ to incite trespass, property damage, or theft on agricultural land. The Bill is significant from an animal law perspective. As the Bill is a response to entry into agricultural properties by animal activists and could expose activists to criminal liability, some Australian animal lawyers have characterised it as…
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MULSS Women’s Networking Night

MULSS Women’s Networking Night

Please join the Women's Portfolio for Women's Networking Evening When: Tuesday October 8th 2019 6:30 pm Where: Student Enrichment Centre, Mezzanine Dress: Come as you are Keynote speaker: Jennifer Batrouney QCPlease register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mulss-womens-networking-evening-tickets-72821724739 The aim of the event is to help develop the professional networks of female-identifying and non-binary students at MLS.It is also an opportunity for students to meet professionals from a wide range of practice areas, including private practice, in-house legal counsel, NGOs, the Bar, government and public interest and community law areas. This is a catered event with food from Streat and I Am Board. Beverages will be available throughout. Registration through Eventbrite essential: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mulss-womens-networking-evening-tickets-72821724739 Please note this event is open to female-identifying and non-binary law students only
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Practical Legal Training Joint Information Session

Practical Legal Training Joint Information Session

The JD can feel like a journey in and of itself, but it does not stop at graduation for those wanting to practice law! You may have heard about Practical Legal Training (PLT), which is the final step required in order to be admitted to legal practice in Australia. Whether you're toward the end of your degree, or wanting to figure out just what PLT entails, come along to our joint lunchtime information session. You will hear from The College of Law and Leo Cussen, two PLT providers in Melbourne, who will also be able to answer any questions you may have about the course and what is required to complete it.
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Diversity on Boards: A Partner’s Perspective

Diversity on Boards: A Partner’s Perspective

Join Priscilla Bryans (Partner in Herbert Smith Freehill's Corporate Governance and Head Office Advisory team) to learn more about diversity at the apex of companies. With over a decade of experience assisting the boards of Australia's largest ASX-listed corporations, Priscilla has a unique perspective on directors' practises around and attitudes towards diversity. Come along to hear about a practitioner's observations on, experiences with and predictions for diversity on boards.
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