Events and Opportunities

CyberLaw Intensive Unit 

Cyberlaw is an emerging field in law and is a recognised growth area for employment.

Take the opportunity to learn all about it from an expert in Deakin Law School’s five day intensive on January 30, 31 and February 1, 4 and 5 2019 at our Burwood campus. It is also a fantastic way to build a network with fellow students who have a similar interest. REGISTER NOW for Unit MLL418/MLJ728

This intensive course will be taught by leading Cyberlaw expert, Professor Maeve McDonagh of University College Cork, Ireland. Professor McDonagh has published widely on the topic and has extensive practical experience. She is an advisor to governments and has held positions with the European Commission, The Asian Development Bank, the Press Council of Ireland and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Who can enrol?

This unit is available to students enrolled in the LLB or JD degrees who have completed 8 law units. While focusing on Australian law, there will also be reference to European legal developments. Specific problems to be considered include: the application of privacy/data protection law in the modern technological era (including the right to be forgotten); ‘Big Data’; the law relating to the privacy of communications and surveillance of communications as well as the law relating to the retention of telecommunications data by communications providers; and copyright in the online environment.

For further information, please contact Professor Marilyn McMahon (, Deputy Dean, Deakin Law School

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