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Expert Panel Seminar

The La Trobe Law Students’ Association is proud to present the Expert Panel Seminar being held for the very first time IN-PERSON at Crown Towers. This is an unmissable networking event for penultimate and final year law students as they are preparing for the upcoming clerkship application process.

The event will provide a rare opportunity for students to hear first-hand from Partners on their areas of expertise. The Panel allows you to directly ask Partners about their work and gain an in-depth insight into the culture of each participating firm.

During the reception, you will have the invaluable opportunity to network with Partners directly and enjoy unlimited cocktails as well as one of Crown’s major attractions, the flame towers show!

CAREERS COCKTAIL NIGHT!!​

The La Trobe Law Students’ Association is proud to present our annual 2022 Careers Cocktail Night. This is an unmissable event for penultimate and final year law students as they are preparing for the upcoming clerkship application process!

Careers Cocktail Night provides students with the opportunity to meet and network with HR representatives and lawyers from Melbourne’s leading law firms. Students will be able to hear first-hand what each firm has to offer and gain a valuable insight into the corporate legal profession!

Date: 21 April 2022

Time: 5:30-8:30pm

Location: Isabella Fraser Room, State Library of Victoria

328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 (Entry 5 accessed via La Trobe Street)

Dress code: Corporate Cocktail

Penultimate and final year students will be given priority as spots are limited, so make sure you buy your ticket NOW! ✨

Become an LSA member to receive a discount !!

PROFESSIONAL MENTORING PROGRAM – EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM​

CALLING ALL PENULTIMATE AND FINAL YEAR STUDENTS!!

Are you interested in being mentored by an industry professional?

The LSA is offering you the opportunity to connect you with a mentor in your preferred practice area through our Professional Mentoring Program. If you want more exposure to law practice, career progression, employment options, clerkship applications, resume and cover letter writing, and other forms of advice and help, then this program is for you!

If interested, and for more information, please complete our expression of interest below:

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS FIRM PRESENTATION​

If you want to learn more about the opportunities, the lifestyle and the work life at top-tier Law firms, we have the perfect opportunity for you which is exclusively for La Trobe students.

Herbert Smith Freehills, a leading International law firm will be holding a virtual Firm Presentation NEXT WEEK!!!

🗓 4 April
🕓 5:30 – 6:30pm
📍Zoom

This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and learn more about Clerkships at Herbert Smith Freehills from a team of lawyers and HR professionals directly!!

Register to book your spot and secure the Zoom link!

Zoom link will be provided on the day upon registration! Please find the registration link below!

Note: Registrations close on 30 March at 11:00pm.

Gilbert + Tobin Intervarsity Deals Competition

Registrations for the Gilbert + Tobin Intervarsity Deals Competition are now open! Led by Australia’s leading Corporate Advisory practice group, the Deals Competition will involve four rounds, with the top teams from each round progressing through to the next. Teams are capped to 10 so be sure to register quickly!

Problem release – Thursday 7 April
Round 1 submission due – Friday 22 April (Online)
Notify 10 quarter-finalists – Monday 2 May
Quarterfinal – Monday 9 May approx. 3pm – 6.00pm (G+T Office)
Semi-final release – Tuesday 10 May
Round 2 submission due – Monday 16 May (Online)
Notify grand finalists – COB Friday 20 May
Grand Final – Tuesday 24 May – Evening (G+T Office)

An online information session will be held in the week leading up to the release date (time to be confirmed).

STUDY SKILLS 101

Are you struggling to learn how to develop some solid legal skills? Still looking to find your study style? Or even feel like a refresher might help you coming into a new semester?

The LSA brings you our Law 101 – Study Skills Session this Wednesday March 23rd at 12pm! This in-person session will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to make your legal skills the best that they can be and provide you with key study tips and tricks!

Kick start your semester and come along to our Week 4 Study Skills Session!

When: March 23rd 12-1pm

Where: Room MAR 241

Please secure your attendance by registering through https://forms.gle/PPZqCKfqgPFBmnTh7

If you have any questions, please reach out to education@latrobelsa.com

We look forward to seeing you there!

LSA 2022 IHL Mooting Competition

Want to Challenge Yourself?

Why not try out Mooting? Registrations for the FIRST INTERNAL COMPETITION of the year are open!

Learn new skills and use your existing skills in a practical way in the Leo Cussen International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot

The IHL Moot is a highly-distinguished academic competition within the Law Students’ Association (LSA). Students will debate legal issues of the regulation of armed conflict and protection of persons not engaged in warfare.

This competition is open to ALL students and is a great opportunity for students undertaking a double degree in Law/Global Studies.

This competition develops and sharpens advocacy skills in international law.

Each team requires the participation of two La Trobe Law students. If you are unable to find a partner, please email competitions@latrobelsa.com

Registration is $10 per team.

https://www.trybooking.com/BXXUH

ALLENS FIRM PRESENTATION

ALLENS VIRTUAL FIRM PRESENTATION!!

📣 Attention students!!! If you are interested in learning more about Clerkships and Commercial Careers at Allens, a leading International firm, join us for the Allen’s virtual Firm Presentation!

🗓 29 March
🕓 5:30 – 6:30pm
📍Zoom

This is available exclusively to La Trobe university students. It is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and learn more about working at Allens from a team of lawyers and HR professionals directly!👨🏼‍💼👩🏻‍💼

Zoom link will be provided upon registration! Please find the registration link below!
→ https://forms.gle/WhV3XkyQ5cAuwpnk9

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Director of Commercial Careers at careers@latrobelsa.com

Ashurst Women in Law Breakfast 2022

Hi all!

Get excited for the Ashurst Women in Law Breakfast, 2022.

This event is an incredible opportunity to hear from successful women working in the legal field, offering a genuine insight into what it is like to work as a woman in the law.

We have an exciting panel attending this year’s event.

Liberty Sanger, national head of personal injury and Principal Lawyer at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. Liberty attended the event in 2016, and is returning now to share her incredible career with a new cohort of La Trobe Law Students.

Balawyn Jones, many of us may know Balawyn. She is an associate lecturer, and first year convenor at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus. After practicing for a few years, she made the shift to academia.

Shaniya Vilash, Corporate counsel at Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific. Shaniya is also Co-chair of the Law Institute of Victoria Young Lawyers Editorial Committee.

Emily Anderson, Barrister and accredited specialist in personal injury law. Emily signed the Bar roll in 2018 and has been practicing as a barrister since.

All of these women have incredible stories to share about their careers so far, and this is an amazing opportunity to hear their journeys.

All law students are welcome to come along for an inspiring chat from the panel, followed by a catered breakfast and networking opportunities.

Event details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday 22nd of March

Time: 9am-11am

Location: La Trobe University, City Campus

Get your tickets now by pressing the link below to ensure you don’t miss out!

https://events.humanitix.com/2022-women-in-law-breakfast…

*If you have any questions about this event, please feel free to contact the LSA Womens Officer on womensofficer@latrobelsa.com or the Director of Equity and Social Justice on equity@latrobelsa.com*

MOOTING 101 WORKSHOP​

The LSA brings to you the annual Mooting 101 Workshop.
Our panelist will share their mooting experience along with their many tips and tricks on all things mooting!
Whether you’re embarking on your first moot, or looking for a refresher course, this is the workshop for you!
Join us online, Thursday 17th of March from 6pm.
Register through the google form https://forms.gle/yAM2qzV7EY5D64jdA
Any questions please reach out to education@latrobelsa.com
We look forward to seeing you there!