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, 2021

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

Broadening Horizons: Encouraging Law Students to Work in Regional and Aboriginal Communities

On January 18, the Adelaide Law School hosted a trivarsity workshop attended by guests from our fellow South Australian law schools, industry, and the legal sector, as well as past and present Adelaide law students (most of whom had attended our immersion trips throughout rural SA in 2022).

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SALRI in 2022: The year in review

2022 has proved yet another busy and productive year for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI is an independent non-partisan law reform body based at the University of Adelaide Law School. The Law Reform elective is linked to SALRI. The work undertaken in the Law Reform class plays a valuable role to inform and support SALRI’s work. 

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SALRI independent review

The major SALRI independent review of the operation of the Ageing and Adult Safeguarding Act (SA) was tabled on 2 November in Parliament.

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