The Supreme Court of Victoria

Students participating in this placement program will work with judges and other judicial staff members of the Supreme Court of Victoria as well as faculty members from Monash University. Students will attend the Supreme Court of Victoria for half-one day each week over a 12-week period. This opportunity is typically offered first and second semesters only – it is not available over summer semesters. Places in this externship program provide an opportunity to high performing law students from the Faculty of Law to gain experience at the Supreme Court of Victoria. Places are very limited; successful candidates must submit an online application and attend an interview, if shortlisted.

This placement program will include the following activities:

  • ·Assisting judges and other judicial staff in Judges’ Chambers at the Supreme Court of Victoria with:
    • drafting speeches;
    • preparing case summaries; and
    • legal research;
  • ·Assist Judges’ Associates in other legal and administrative duties in Chambers and Court as directed.