Law Careers

Legal careers are rewarding, highly regarded and well remunerated, and they provide an insight into the legal underpinnings of modern society. Legal knowledge is also extremely valuable in business, for the ability it will give you to understand contracts, legislation and regulations.

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  • Acquisitions, Takeovers and Mergers

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    The Acquisitions, Takeovers and Mergers unit, provided by RMIT online, allows you to gain a comprehensive understanding of this highly technical area of the law.
  • Intro to Torts

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    Study this online Intro to Torts unit offered by Griffith University to learn about the law’s approach to correcting civil wrongs.
  • Introduction to the Australian Legal System and Legal Methods

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    The online Introduction to the Australian Legal System and Legal Methods unit from RMIT University gives you an overview of the country’s legal system.
  • Criminal Law

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    Criminal Law is an online unit offered by RMIT that explores the principles and elements of criminal law. These include criminal liability, homicide and assault, and property offences, among other aspects of criminal law.
  • Juris Doctor (JD)

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    This JD is a versatile online and on campus law course from RMIT for people seeking admission into the legal profession.

  • Labour Law

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    This online unit from RMIT University analyses employment laws in Australia as well as the role that conciliation and arbitration plays in Australian society.

Law news & views

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Regional cities are booming with job opportunities ripe for the picking. Is regional Australia where it’s at?

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Law career fact sheet

Considering a career in law? Check out this fun fact sheet for everything you need to know about the industry, at a glance.

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Legal eagles find ways of riding out the recession

Like other industries, the legal profession has been significantly affected by the global financial crisis.

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Brendan Bateman - Clayton Utz

'At the end of the day, we need people who are able to engage with a diverse range of people, including clients, experts and technicians, as well as their colleagues.'

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