PILI People

Clinicians at Melbourne Law School

Lawyers who devote their time, in whole or in part, to teaching through clinical methods are called 'clinicians'. Clinicians have been around since the 1970s in Australia, and there is a global network of clinicians teaching in law schools around the world. The Public Interest Law Initiative was launched in 2012 at Melbourne Law School and has achieved a great deal since then. We now have six clinical subjects and a team of clinicians who are committed to offering a range of innovative, practical subjects.


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Careers in Public Interest Law

There are many former Melbourne Law School (MLS) students who have practised in public interest law or have otherwise made a contribution to the field in ways beyond legal practice. This is a selection of MLS alumni perspectives on their experiences in public interest law.