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2021 IHL Grand Final Moot

2021 IHL Grand Final Moot

On Friday 28 May, the IHL Grand Final Moot took place with Ms Olivia Bradley and Ms Jana Humzy appearing for the Prosecution and Ms Natasha Slater and Ms Kimberly Jones appearing for the Defence.

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Law students present a 'Know your employment rights' workshop to young people at Adelaide City Library

CLE Students presenting

The Adelaide Law School is proud of the Adelaide Clinical Legal Education students who presented a 'know your employment rights' workshop to young people at Adelaide City Library today, in collaboration with headspace.

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Adelaide Law School 2021 Jessup Moot Team proceeds to Advanced Rounds of international competition

Jessup Moot Team 2021

Late last week, the successful Adelaide Law School 2021 Jessup Moot Team participated in a very well attended exhibition moot in the Law School Moot Court, appearing before Mr Justice Sam Doyle (Court of Appeal of the SA Supreme Court) and Professor Dale Stephens (Adelaide Law School).  

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Expanding legal advice services into the Port Augusta area

Lauren, Rory, Tayla, Kateleen, Victoria and Matthew with Magistrate Anna Jackson and Registrar Chloe Hunter (Port Augusta Magistrate’s Court)

The University of Adelaide Law School runs five free legal advice clinics as part of the Clinical Legal Education (CLE) subject. 

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Adelaide Magistrates Court Internship

April Zimmermann internship and supervisor

Heading into the Summer break, where I often spend time unproductively, I was excited to be accepted as an Intern at the Adelaide Magistrates Court as part of the Law and Justice Internship program at the Adelaide Law School. 

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Evelyn Cacas- Internship at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Evelyn Cacas- Internship at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

I was able to observe the protocols and processes of a Commonwealth Tribunal and engage in meaningful research tasks, primarily relating to the Migration, Social Security, Veterans’ Affairs and Taxation areas of Public Law.

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Law Foundation Report – Matthew Del Corso

Matthew Del Corso and Supervisor

I recently completed a four-week internship with MPS Law as part of the Aurora Internship Program. MPS Law is a boutique firm established by Mr Michael Pagsanjan in 2016. The practice handles matter in native title, the national disability insurance scheme (NDIS), dispute resolution and strategic partnering. The practice has grown considerably in the past four years and now represents clients across Australia and the Torres Strait. I will look back on my time with MPS Law with fond memories.

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Adelaide Uni Law School Team Wins Prize at World IHL Mooting Competition

Adelaide Uni Law School Team Wins Prize at World IHL Mooting Competition

An Adelaide Law School team comprising Rachel Chalmers, Kellie Elmes and Olivia Bradley recently represented Australia in the The 18th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot that was hosted by the Hong Kong Red Cross. This is an annual international competition where teams from over 20 countries participate.

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Maithili Mishra – Human Rights Internship in India

Maithili Mishra 2

Last summer, before COVID-19, I was able to undertake a ten-week human rights internship at the Socio-Legal Centre of the Human Rights Law Network (‘HRLN’) in New Dehli, India, as part of the Law School’s Human Rights Internship Programme.

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Adelaide University Law Clinics overcome challenges of lockdown to keep delivering free legal services to the community

Paige Likos

As we start the long road out of isolation, it’s worth reflecting on the work that the Law School free legal advice services have been doing over this difficult period.  Legal problems don’t go away in a pandemic – in fact for a lot of people they get worse, so we were determined to keep our 5 free community legal advice services up and running despite isolation requirements.

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