About Us

Deakin Law Clinic was set up to provide Deakin Law Students with an opportunity to gain legal experience and to provide free legal assistance to those who ordinarily cannot afford legal advice.

It functions as a teaching law firm, in which students at Deakin Law School can build their legal skills under the supervision of experienced lawyers. Deakin Law Clinic is based in two locations, Melbourne CBD and Geelong. It offers free legal assistance across Victoria.

Deakin Law Clinic offers free legal advice and assistance in the following practice areas:

  • Civil – advice on fines, contract disputes and consumer matters
  • Criminal – advice and assistance for matters before the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
  • Employment – advice on unfair dismissals and terminations
  • Family – advice on family violence intervention orders, parenting disputes, property disputes in marriages and de facto relationships and divorce
  • Policy – submissions in law reform and preparation of legal information and how to guides.

Our Team

Michele Tucker

Principal Solicitor and Coordinator
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Rebecca Tisdale

Clinical Solicitor
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Kim Littorin

Clinical Solicitor
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Hanna Dickinson

Clinical Solicitor
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Matt Wilson

Clinical Solicitor
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Nicole Siller

Supervising Practitioner
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Karen E. Powell

Supervising Practitioner
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Loraine Innes

Law Clinic Support Officer
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Please contact us to request an appointment

Email us at law-clinic@deakin.edu.au, call 03 9244 3000 (Melbourne) / 03 5227 8563 (Geelong)
or send us a message by clicking the button below.

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