MLS Young Alumni

The MLS Young Alumni community welcomes graduates of the Law School from the last ten years.

As well as being part of a network of over 7,200 alumni, you have access to exclusive benefitscareer resources and events focused on personal and professional development.

Young Alumni Program

The MLS Young Alumni Program, driven by the MLS Young Alumni Committee, provides tailored opportunities for graduates to engage and collaborate with industry leaders, grow their personal and professional network and stay connected with the Law School.

About the Committee

The MLS Young Alumni Committee is a volunteer advisory body that represents the needs of alumni who graduated less than ten years ago. The Committee’s overarching objective is to develop and implement targeted alumni initiatives and programs that are relevant and valuable to MLS young alumni.

The MLS Young Alumni Committee is expanding and looking for new members. If you graduated from Melbourne Law School in the last ten years and are eager to develop an engaging young alumni program, we want to hear from you!


Committee Members

Alex Horton profile 
Alexander Horton (JD 2015) - Chair

Alex is Legal Counsel and Privacy Officer at Catapult, where his keen commerciality and collaborative leadership supports the global SaaS business in its pursuit to unleash the potential of every athlete and team on earth.

Passionate about building meaningful connections, Alex sits on a number of committees, volunteers with local social justice initiatives and cherishes being able to mentor junior lawyers. In his spare time, Alex can often be found enjoying the arts, learning of other cultures or talking about that one time he lived in Mongolia.

You can reach out to Alex here:

Ha Dinh (JD 2016) - Co-Chair

Ha is a lawyer in the M&A team at King & Wood Mallesons. A recipient of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Incoming Postgraduate Scholarship (2014) which covered in full her legal studies in Australia, Ha is committed to paying it forward and contributing to the community.

Prior to her studies and working in Australia, Ha worked at the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a national law firm in Hanoi (now part of Dentons). Outside of work, Ha enjoys hiking, reading and visiting galleries and museums.

Danielle El-Hajj 
Danielle El-Hajj (JD 2017)

Danielle is an Assistant Parliamentary Counsel at the Office of Chief Parliamentary Counsel Victoria. Prior to this, she worked in the Property and Development team at Colin Biggers & Paisley, and has broad experience in commercial and retail leasing, conveyancing procedure and the registration of property interests in Victoria. In 2017, Danielle was chosen as a Top100 Future Leader and an Ashurst Law Award Finalist by Gradconnection. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys visiting galleries and museums, and reading science fiction novels.

Alexandra Harrison-Ichlov 
Alexandra Harrison-Ichlov (JD 2017)

Alexandra is a lawyer in the Litigation team at Arnold Bloch Leibler, and has acted in a range of general commercial, restructuring and regulatory matters. Alexandra completed the Master of Law program at the University of Cambridge pursuant to the dual degree partnership with Melbourne Law School. In 2019, she was the Associate to Justice Mortimer at the Federal Court of Australia. Outside of work, Alexandra enjoys pursuing her interests in music and hiking. She also helped to facilitate the pilot of the Peer Mentoring Program at Melbourne Law School in 2019, pairing first-year JD students with early career alumni.

Henry Dow (JD 2017)

Bio to follow.

Past event recordings

On Wednesday 5 August, James Waters,  former Chair of the Committee, and Dr Matt Collins AM QC, Vice-President of the Australian Bar Association, discussed resilience and navigating your career in uncertain times.