1. VCAT Self Help Centre Clinic
VCAT and Monash University Faculty of Law have entered into a joint venture to set up a Self Help Centre at VCAT for 12 months on a pilot basis, with the intention that the Centre will continue beyond the pilot.
Applications are now open to enrol in the new VCAT Self Help Centre Clinic (LAW4803) and can be downloaded from the clinical legal education website.
Please see attached flyer for more information.
2. 2015 Harold Ford Memorial Lecture
Melbourne Law School is pleased to invite you to the 2015 Harold Ford Memorial Lecture.
The speaker is The Honourable Chief Justice Robert French AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, who will speak on “Trusts and Statutes”.
This is a free public lecture and we warmly welcome staff and students from Monash University to attend the event. Please feel free to circulate this email.
Event: Harold Ford Memorial Lecture – “Trusts and Statutes” by Chief Justice Robert French AC
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015
Time: 5:45pm (for refreshments, lecture to commence at 6:30pm)
Venue: David P. Derham Lecture Theatre, Lvl 1, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton
RSVP: This is a free lecture, but registration is required. Please click here to register for the lecture.
Enquiries: Email: email@example.com
For more details, download the flyer or visit our website
3. Company Law in Rome, Italy
LUISS Summer School on European & Comparative Company Law: Capital Markets in Rome, Italy
In cooperation with Leiden University under the aegis of the Centre for European Company Law (CECL). This course is designed as an add-on to the education of law students as well as graduates with an interest in company law. It will allow participants to prepare for or complement a graduate degree in business law by gaining an in-depth exposure to the theory and practice of company law in Europe and acquiring the tools for dealing with cross-border transactions involving listed companies.
Dates: June 12 – June 20, 2015
Closing Date for applications: 1 June 2015
Download the brochure for further information and online application.
4. VADR CPD Event: Early Neutral Evaluation
You are cordially invited to a VADR CPD presentation on Tuesday, 5 May 2015, when Chief Magistrate of Victoria, Peter Lauritsen will speak on the Early Neutral Evaluation Program. The program was introduced into the Magistrates’ Court, Victoria with effect from 1 July 2012 after a 2010 pilot. In Early Neutral Evaluation, parties present their cases by way of submission on the facts and law to an evaluator, who provides them with a non-binding, confidential evaluation of their dispute. The Chief Magistrate will discuss how the process operates, in what circumstances it is most effective and the success of the programme generally.
Peter Lauritsen became the Chief Magistrate of Victoria on 29 November 2012 after being first being appointed as a magistrate in 1989, and Deputy Chief Magistrate in 2003. Between 1987 and 1989, he was a magistrate for the Northern Territory. During his career, Mr Lauritsen has taken on a range of responsibilities in relation to the management and operation of various Courts and Tribunals, and chaired committees such as the Civil Rules Committee and the Court’s Dispute Resolution Committee. Externally, he has represented the Court on numerous committees, bodies, boards and advisory groups including the Council of Legal Education, the Courts’ Library Committee, and the Judicial Officer’s Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Committee.
Where: Coopers Inn (2nd floor), cnr Exhibition and Little Lonsdale Streets,
When: Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 5.45pm for a 6.15 pm start.
Cost: Free to current VADR members, $20 for non-members. Finger food is provided. Drinks are available at the bar.
If you’d like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Please feel free to pass on details of the event to anyone you feel may be interested.
Download the flyer for more details.
5. Mental Health Programs
A range of upcoming Mental Health Programs are available for Monash staff and students. The more popular programs include but are not limited to, health awareness, stress release, first aid training and meditation sessions.
Most of these programs are free!
For more information on dates and venues download Mental Health flyer
6. Peer Support – English Program
Peer Support is an English Program operated by the MSA and CCD where trained students (facilitators) are able to assist students with English language in their assignments.
- The program runs 20 minute drop in, one-one sessions for students who would like extra help.
- The service is available from Week 3-Week 12 from Tuesday-Thursday at 11am-2pm each day.
- The service operates in the John Medley Library in the Campus Centre.
For more details see links below: