2020 Social Justice Lecture

2020 Social Justice Lecture

We are incredibly excited to have Professor Marcia Langton AM, deliver the 2020 Melbourne University Law Student Society Annual Social Justice Lecture. The lecture topic is The Racial Discrimination Act, the John Koowarta case & the Long Struggle for Justice. Professor Langton is an anthropologist and geographer, and since 2000 has held the Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne. She has produced a large body of knowledge in the areas of political and legal anthropology, Indigenous agreements and engagement with the minerals industry, and Indigenous culture and art. In 1993 she was made a member of the Order of Australia in recognition of her work in anthropology and the advocacy of Aboriginal rights. She was recently appointed by the government to help co-design a process…
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Government Careers Panel

Government Careers Panel

On Thursday, 13 August, the MULSS Careers team will be holding the Government Careers Panel virtually! The panel presents an excellent opportunity to learn about legal careers outside the corporate and commercial law spheres and to better understand the varied forms of work that the government sector offers. For students applying for summer programs or graduate roles, it is also an opportunity to gain important insights into Government Departments and Offices. You will have the chance to meet speakers and representatives afterwards, facilitated through the Zoom platform.Date: Thursday 13 August 2020Location: Zoom, with the link to be distributed on the MULSS Careers PageTime: 6:30 - 7:30pm, with informal networking to follow Link to MULSS Careers Page:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371039362940393/
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Beyond Law School: Family Law

Beyond Law School: Family Law

Our Beyond Law School series has been developed to give you the opportunity to consider and explore potential career directions outside of the traditional corporate law pathway. The second panel explores Family Law. This interactive panel discussion will be a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable insight into the life of a family lawyer and advocate, ask your careers questions and learn from the experiences of professionals, who took a variety of paths within Family Law. You will have the chance to meet the speakers afterwards, facilitated through the Zoom platform.Date: Tuesday 11 August 2020Location: Zoom, with the link to be distributed on the MULSS Careers PageTime: 6:30 - 7:30pm, with informal networking to follow Link to MULSS Careers Page:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371039362940393/
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IHL Moot Information Session

IHL Moot Information Session

Please come along to learn more about the International Humanitarian Law Moot and how this competition will run virtually in 2020! The information session will take place via a "Facebook Live" on the MULSS Competitions 2020 page. Participants can ask questions in the comments, but we will also leave the recording on our page for 24 hours! Slides will also be available on our webpage if this event is inaccessible for any students for any reason. Link to the MULSS Competitions 2020 page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/789299961420422
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State Party Negotiations Information Session

State Party Negotiations Information Session

Please come along to our virtual information session to learn more about State Party Negotiations and how this competition will run in semester 2! The information session will take place via a "Facebook Live" on the MULSS Competitions 2020 page. Participants can ask questions in the comments, but we will also leave the recording on our page for 24 hours! Slides will also be available on our webpage if this event is inaccessible for any students for any reason. Link to MULSS Competitions 2020 page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/789299961420422
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Women’s Moot Information Session

Women’s Moot Information Session

Please come along to our information session to learn more about the Allens Women's Mooting Competition.The information session will take place via a Zoom session which will be recorded and posted to the MULSS Competitions 2020 page. Please use this opportunity to ask any questions! We will also leave the recording on our page for 24 hours! Slides will also be available on our webpage if this event is inaccessible for any students for any reason. Link to MULSS Competitions 2020 page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/789299961420422
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Beyond Law School: Associateships

Beyond Law School: Associateships

Our Beyond Law School series has been developed to give you the opportunity to consider and explore potential career directions outside of the traditional corporate law pathway. The first panel explores Associateships. This interactive panel discussion will be a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable insight into the life of an associate, ask your careers questions and learn from the experiences of professionals, who took a variety of paths to become associates. You will have the chance to meet speakers and firm representatives afterwards, facilitated through the Zoom platform. Date: Tuesday 4 August 2020Location: Zoom, with the link to be distributed on the MULSS Careers PageTime: 6:30 - 7:30pm, with informal networking to follow Our panellist line-up includes:Méabh Loughnane - Associate to Judge Riethmuller (Federal Circuit Court of Australia)Hannah Hofmann -…
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Preparing for Clerkships with Baker McKenzie

Preparing for Clerkships with Baker McKenzie

Clerkship application season is almost upon us!Baker McKenzie will be running a workshop on preparing for clerkship applications, impressing at interviews and cocktail events and tips for setting yourself up as a successful junior lawyer. Natalie Mascarenhas will be sharing these invaluable insights as an ex-lawyer and current Talent Management Consultant at Baker McKenzie. This is a workshop not to be missed!Link to the Facebook Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/550155999031987/Link to the Careers Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371039362940393/
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King & Wood Mallesons Clerkship Seminar

King & Wood Mallesons Clerkship Seminar

The MULSS Seasonal Clerkship Seminars are a lunchtime series where firms will come and talk about their respective clerkship programs, firm culture and other useful insights about undertaking a clerkship in a private practice firm. These seminars provide an excellent opportunity to get a feel for what different firms are looking for and a chance to have your questions answered. This seminar will feature King & Wood Mallesons! So come along and hear what KWM has to offer! See the Facebook event for more details:https://www.facebook.com/events/242154093663877/ Link to MULSS Careers Page:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371039362940393/
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Herbert Smith Freehills Clerkship Seminar

Herbert Smith Freehills Clerkship Seminar

The MULSS Seasonal Clerkship Seminars are a lunchtime series where firms will come and talk about their respective clerkship programs, firm culture and other useful insights about undertaking a clerkship in a private practice firm. These seminars provide an excellent opportunity to get a feel for what different firms are looking for and a chance to have your questions answered. This seminar will feature Herbert Smith Freehills! So come along and hear what HSF has to offer! Check the Facebook event for more details:https://www.facebook.com/events/2636225316592640/ Link to MULSS Careers Page:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371039362940393/
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