Prepare for a new age of law. 

Adelaide Law School is future focused and committed to preparing students for careers of tomorrow, equipped to manage the challenges of a changing world.

Much of our world has a legal dimension, from new technologies and artificial intelligence to human rights and environmental issues. A law career is an opportunity to advocate, affect change and have an impact.

Adelaide Law School is South Australia's top law school*. A law school where you build your solid foundation through our well-established networks in the legal profession and access an impressive global network of international opportunities, studying law with us can lead you anywhere.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023

140th Year Anniversary

In 2023 the Adelaide Law School will celebrate 140th years of legal education. We invite past and present students, the professional community and other supporters of the Law School to be part of this significant achievement.

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The Sir John Salmond Law Library

The Sir John Salmond Law Library is a research and reference library offering access to a wide range of Australian and international legal resources. 

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Free Legal Clinics

The Adelaide Law School operates a number of free legal advice clinics, run by final-year students and supervised by experienced, practicing lawyers, to assist the community.

Free Legal Clinics

Adelaide Law Review

The Review publishes articles, comments, review essays, case notes and book reviews on all areas of the law from the foremost national and international legal scholars. 

Adelaide Law Review

News and highlights

Review of the migration system. Final Report 2023

On 2 September 2022, the Minister for Home Affairs, the Hon Clare O'Neil MP announced three eminent persons would lead a comprehensive review of Australia's migration system to ensure it better meets existing challenges and sets a clear direction for the coming decades. Professor Joanna Howe was appointed as one of the three reviewers.


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SALRI Regional and Aboriginal Engagement

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) visited Clare, Port Pirie and Port Augusta 20-21 April 2023 as part of its ongoing engagement with regional and Aboriginal communities. This visit included seeking input on SALRI’s current reference into the role and operation of suppression orders and updating interested parties on SALRI’s recent major report into the operation of the Mental Health Act.   

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The major SALRI report

The major SALRI report into the operation of the Mental Health Act (SA) will be publicly released  after its presentation to the Minister for Health, the Hon Chris Picton.

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