About the School

Our culture

La Trobe Law School is known for the achievements, quality and practical skills of its graduates. We take pride in having established and maintained a friendly environment that makes the study of law a rewarding experience.

We see all our students as members of the School, we treat all our visitors as friends, and we endeavour to maintain a lifelong association with our past graduates and welcome them to join our Law Alumni Chapter.

Global perspective

We believe that, in the contemporary world, it is important that law graduates have an understanding of legal issues from a global perspective. We further believe that skills in critical thinking, established solidly upon sound legal knowledge and understanding, are what law graduates will need most in their future career development.

Our teaching

Our teaching is informed by high quality scholarly research, and the fostering of inter-personal skills. Our highly qualified, world-class teaching staff are involved in international activities, while research is distinguished by its strong commitment to access to justice and its global and comparative outlook. La Trobe Law School produces expert research that informs academic debates, government policy and public interest advocacy across a broad range of areas.

Professor Patrick Keyzer
Head of La Trobe Law School