Casual Vacancy



Surely you’ve heard of the DLSS Geelong Law Ball? Or maybe you joined in on the dress up fun on our pub crawl? Ever wondered how it’s all done? FEAR NO MORE! The DLSS GEELONG has vacant positions for our committee!

This is your opportunity to get involved in some of the biggest and most rewarding events in any law student’s calendar! Need a way to boost your resume? Or to simply meet new people? We have you covered

Still unsure? Check out our law students’ Pocket Guide to see what each portfolio got up to in 2015.

Just fill in one of our nomination forms and email it to Belinda Le at It is super-fast and easy to do. So, in the words of Shia Labeouf, JUST DO IT!

Casual Vacancy nomination-form

Positions Available:
VP Competitions
VP Careers
Off Campus Affairs

Equity & Opportunities Officers (x3)
Publications & Marketing Officers (x2)
Competitions Officers (x2)
Careers Officers (x2)
Education, Social Justice & Wellbeing Officer (x1)


NOTE: Applications open 4th November 2016 and close 23rd November 2016



Reception/Paralegal position currently vacant

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Hill Perkins & Co Solicitors are a boutique commercial law firm situated in central Geelong and are seeking a commencing fourth or fifth year law student to work on a casual/part-time basis of 2-3 days per week. Hours are flexible and can fit around your timetable.

Tasks will include legal research, general reception duties, file management, liaising with new and existing clients, drafting legal documents, billing and assisting solicitors with the day-to-day running of the firm.

Areas of general practice include Conveyancing, Leasing, Debt Recovery, Contracts, Trusts, Wills and Estates and Business Sales & Purchases.

Position commences April 2016.

Selected candidates will be contacted to attend an interview.

All applicants should send their resume and cover letter via email to



DLSS Geelong presents the LIV Law Workshop 2015

liv workshop 2015

In an informative workshop hosted by the DLSS Geelong, Young Lawyers of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) will attend Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus to deliver crucial information to students about the legal profession. The event is aimed at first and second year students, however all law students are welcome to attend, whether studying on-campus or via Cloud learning. 

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ACCC Internship Program 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is an independent statutory authority, which administers the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and other acts. The ACCC is the only national agency promoting competition and fair trading in the market place to benefit consumers, business and the community. Check out this fantastic opportunity to intern with the ACCC.

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CBP Lawyers Traineeship Program 2016

Colin Biggers & Paisley is amongst the fastest growing law firms in Australia and has been now for the last two years, continuing with significant additions to teams in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. As part of its growth, Colin Biggers & Paisley will be recruiting four legal trainees to join the Melbourne office in 2016.

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Clerkship & Traineeship Handbook

Check out Todd Bromwich’s Handbook giving you the ins and outs of Seasonal Clerkship applications!!

Seasonal clerkship programs generally available only to penultimate or final year law students and are used by firms to assess potential trainees. Clerks will typically be placed within one practice area of the firm and given a wide range of tasks, so that the firm may assess their competency and approach towards work. Firms also place great importance upon whether or not the clerk is a good cultural fit. This refers to your attitude, personality and work ethic and whether these match the characteristics the firm desires.

ALSA Wellbeing Guide 2015

In light of the staggeringly high incidence of mental health problems within the legal profession, the Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) Wellbeing Guide is intended to provide students with some practical, holistic and achievable ways of taking care of their health and wellbeing.

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