Our Clinics and Placements
Monash Law Clinics - Clayton
Our flagship community legal centre; established over 40 years ago and located on the doorstep of Monash University's Clayton Campus.
Monash Law Clinics - Melbourne CBD
A community legal centre in the heart of Melbourne's legal precinct.
South-East Monash Legal Service
A partnership between SMLS and Monash Law; this community legal centre provides free legal advice to members of the public.
LawTech Clinic (with Lander & Rogers and BotL)
Take part in weekly workshops to develop your understanding of the client's journey in a family law matter.
The Innovation / Start Up Clinic
This is a great opportunity for students who want to work with entrepreneurs and are interested in developing their commercial expertise.
Virtual Access to Justice Clinic
Explore the intersection between law and technology in the provision of legal service, including how technology can be used to increase access to justice.
Anti Death Penalty Clinic
Undertake important research to inform public policy in international regions, or take on cases involving vulnerable individuals who have been impacted by the death penalty.
Castan Centre Human Rights Clinic
This is an exciting opportunity to work with human rights organisations in Australia or overseas under the supervision of the Castan Centre.
Castan Centre Internship
The Castan Centre Internship provides an opportunity to work closely with Castan Centre staff and academics to further the Centre’s research and policy work.
Modern Slavery Clinic
Work collaboratively on specific projects pertaining to different forms of modern slavery (e.g. human trafficking, debt bondage and forced marriages).
The National Justice Project Clinic
Undertake an exciting work placement at a new university-run online (temporarily) legal clinic working on dynamic and ground-breaking projects.
The TradeLab Clinic
The TradeLab Clinic placement offers a unique opportunity to work with real clients on pressing issues of international trade and investment law.
Australian Law Reform Commission
The ALRC is a federal agency that reviews Australia’s laws to ensure they provide improved access to justice for all Australians.
Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria
The EPA’s role is to reduce harmful impacts on the environment and human health caused by pollution and waste.
Grata Fund - Democracy and Freedoms Clinic
Monash Law Clinics and the Grata Fund have partnered to offer a new clinic in the area of strategic litigation and freedom of information (FOI).
The Victorian Ombudsman
The Ombudsman provides a free, independent, accessible and impartial service to Victorians.
The Coroners Court of Victoria
Students will work within a Coroner’s team comprising a Solicitor and Registrar, or with another senior member of the Legal Services team
Judicial College of Victoria
Help provide education and resources to legal practitioners, court users and members of the community.
The Supreme Court of Victoria
Work with judges and other judicial staff members of the Supreme Court of Victoria as well as faculty members from Monash University.
The County Court of Victoria
Students participating in this placement program will work with judges and other judicial staff members of the County Court of Victoria as well as faculty members from Monash University.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a boutique firm with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
Baker McKenzie is a multinational law firm which specialises in corporate and commercial law matters. Established in 1949, it is one of the largest law firms in the world.
Bureau IP is a boutique Intellectual Property firm with high profile local and international clients across a broad array of industries such as – hospitality, design & sport, fashion and travel.
KPMG Legal Technology in Practice Clinic
Monash Law has partnered with KPMG Law to deliver a new clinic to enable students to get hands-on experience in applying legal technology to solve real client problems.
Dennis Family Corporation
Work with one of Australia’s largest privately owned residential developers and home builders.
Forty Four Degrees
Forty Four Degrees is a boutique Australian Law Firm working to assist both individuals and businesses in areas such as technology & startup law, wills & estates and family law.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
This placement will provide valuable insight into the workings of an in house legal counsel team.
If you're interested in human rights this is a fantastic opportunity for you. Learn everything from compensation for workplace injuries and discrimination to assisting elderly victims of fraud.
Legal Services provides Peninsula Health with expert legal advice, ensuring Peninsula Health’s strategic goals, objections and business operations conform and comply with legislative and regulatory requirements
King & Wood Mallesons
Students participating in this clinic will work with two Partners in the Mergers & Acquisition team, learning about corporate governance
Lacey & Co. The Integrity Group
Lacey & Co. The Integrity Group is a boutique firm based in Ballarat.
Lander & Rogers
Work within a leading independent Australian law firm who is strongly committed to pro bono & community work.
Media Arts Lawyers
For over 20 years, Media Arts Lawyers has given practical and commercial legal advice to clients throughout the entertainment, media, and creative industries.
Stary Norton Halphen
If you have a keen sense of justice, are attracted to a career in criminal law and are motivated to learn in a fast moving and dynamic environment then this placement is for you.
Students will undertake a practical placement in the Legal & Corporate Affairs team at Asahi Beverages, Melbourne CBD Office, which is responsible for the Asia Pacific South zone comprising Australia, India and South East Asia
ATO Tax Clinic
In 2022, Monash Law Clinics, in partnership with the Australian Taxation Office, will offer a tax clinic as part of its operations, under the National Tax Clinic program.
A clinical placement at Imperium will offer valuable insight into a fast paced and dynamic private company.
Placement opportunities are available at Tennis Australia’s HQ at Melbourne Park with its in-house legal team.
Join the in-house legal team at one of Australia's leading retail property groups to help advise the business on a broad range of legal matters.
CoHealth Monash Legal Assistance Clinic
Help address many of the health harming legal needs faced by people who live with chronic health problems.
cohealth Monash Bushfire Legal Response Service
Help address the legal needs of bushfire victims/survivors, as they rebuild their lives.
Lawyer Assisted Family Dispute Resolution Clinic
Each student will assist in a lawyer-assisted family dispute resolution session and represent one of the parents during mediation.
Self Sourced Clinical Placements
Have you sourced a fantastic placement opportunity here in Victoria, interstate or internationally? See if the placement is eligible for credit.
Social Security Rights Victoria (SSRV) Clinic
Monash Law Clinics and Social Security Rights Victoria are partnering to offer a new clinic in the area of social security rights.
Integrated Services for Survivor Advocacy (formerly SECASA)
In this placement, student provide assistance to victims of sexual assault.
Work with Professor Jeff Giddings and a group of volunteer students to develop your legal skills and present community legal education talks to school groups.
The AED Legal Centre
The Association of Employees with Disability Centre provides free legal advocacy to people with a disability in the areas of employment, education and training.
The Climate Justice Clinic
Law students participating in the Climate Justice Law Clinic will learn to use their legal skills to address the urgent need for increased climate change mitigation action.
The Family Violence Clinic
In this placement, students provide assistance to victims of family violence
The JobWatch Clinic
In this placement, students are based at Jobwatch, a community legal centre located in central Melbourne which specialises in employment law.
Victorian Legal Aid
VLA provides legal aid services to members of the community both in-house and through contracted private lawyers.
Tenants Victoria VCAT Lawyer Program
Tenants Victoria is the specialist rental law community legal centre in Victoria. They provide legal advice, casework support, and other services to renters experiencing hardship or disadvantage.
LawTech clinic with Maddocks and BotL
This clinic is designed to educate students about legal technology and enable them to develop a practical familiarity with the tools lawyers use in practice by developing client-ready products.
JJ Ryan Consulting
JJ Ryan Consulting is a team of skilled and experienced engineers, designers and project managers that focus on problem-solving.
Coghlan Duffy + Co
Coghlan Duffy + Co is a corporate and commercial law firm with a unique value proposition: serving entrepreneurial clients anywhere from ‘idea to IPO’.
Unfair Dismissal Experts Pty Ltd
Unfair Dismissal Experts is a specialist industrial relations firm that operates exclusively in the Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction. We support employees around Australia who have experienced unfair dismissal or adverse actions in their workplace.
Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) that works towards a future where all Aboriginal women are strong, safe, independent, healthy and positive in their lives, culture and communities.
Catcher Legal provides commercial and dispute advice to individuals and small to medium businesses with a particular focus on domestic building work.
Victorian Small Business Commission
The VSBC is an independent Victorian Government agency of 20 staff working in a supportive team environment to help Victorian small businesses through advocacy and by offering low-cost dispute resolution services