News: Student Experience
I had the privilege of undertaking the Law and Justice Internship with the Legislative Services Division of the South Australian Attorney-General’s Department in Semester 2, 2021.
Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic Outreach on Kangaroo Island – Bushfire Recovery and Business Beyond
On 6-7 September 2021, we were invited to Kangaroo Island by the Bushfire Community Legal Project and the Department of Innovation and Skills, as student advisors of the Entrepreneur and Venture Advice Clinic (EVAC). In response to the 2020 bushfires which were particularly devastating on Kangaroo Island, Community Legal Centres SA (CLCSA) established the Bushfire Community Legal Project to provide legal support and outreach to the affected communities.
Law students present a 'Know your employment rights' workshop to young people at Adelaide City Library
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.
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).
The University of Adelaide Law School runs five free legal advice clinics as part of the Clinical Legal Education (CLE) subject.
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.
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.
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.
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.