Chief Justice Chris Kourakis and University of Adelaide Dean of Law Melissa de Zwart were featured on the front page of Saturday’s Advertiser, stating that more must be done to actively address gender imbalance in the legal profession. Chief Justice Chris Kourakis stated that change was ‘painstakingly slow’ and affirmative action may be necessary in [...]

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Saturday’s Advertiser (12 April, 2014) featured Priya Pavri, president of the Adelaide University Law Students Society (AULSS), alongside fellow students Meg Lowe and Soraya Pradhanat. The female law students said that inequality makes them more determined to succeed, and that they are optimistic that gender imbalance in the legal profession is levelling out. To read [...]

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The Adelaide University Law Students’ Society (AULSS) held a very successful Careers Fair on Tuesday 1 April, with over 600 law students walking through the doors of Bonython Hall. The AULSS Careers Fair is the perfect opportunity for students to start the networking process with law firms prior to the opening of clerkship applications. This [...]

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Thank you again to those that have supported this initiative. The Fund has now reached over $35,000. Ultimately our target is to raise $100,000 and in perpetuity draw a sum of $5,000 per annum to distribute. Please note this is not a scholarship, but a fund to assist those students who may be in crisis [...]

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We are pleased to announce three new Student Scholarships for 2014. We welcome new supporters Duncan Basheer Hannon and the John Bray Law Alumni Network whilst Johnson Winter & Slattery have extended their support of the program for a further four years. We thank you and our existing Scholarship providers for your support as scholarships [...]

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The new Hartley MP, Adelaide Law School graduate Vincent Tarzia (LLB 2009), has vowed to confront unemployment issues in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs, highlighting the issue by stating that ‘one-in-10 youths in the eastern suburbs are unemployed’ in the Eastern Courier. The University of Adelaide would like to congratulate Vincent on his appointment to MP, and [...]

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Recent law graduate Michael Norris was recently awarded the Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Undergraduate Award, an elite scholarship awarded valued at AUD$53,000. The scholarship is intended for Australia’s ‘best and brightest’ students to develop long-standing linkages with Asia in the 21st century. The Award is highly competitive and receives hundreds of applications from all universities [...]

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Matthew Andruchowycz , a former Income Tax Law III Commerce and LLB student, has won the National Tax Institute (inaugural) Emerging Star Tax Adviser of the Year award. The Tax Institute is the leading professional body for tax advisers in Australia. Adelaide Law School would like to warmly congratulate him on this award and wish [...]

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The annual Adelaide Law School Prize Ceremony was held on Thursday 27th March 2014 to recognise student excellence in the 2013 undergraduate and postgraduate programs. A number of students (current and former), parents, friends, sponsors and Adelaide Law School staff and supporters were present to celebrate the achievements of which the students and staff can [...]

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Recent Adelaide University graduates Mark Giddings and Tomas Macura have won the prestigious Asia Pacific International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition, held in Hong Kong on 13-15 March, beating out teams from top universities in the Asia Pacific region including those from Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan. The competition is sponsored by the Red Cross [...]

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