Why study law at La Trobe?

Highly rated for skills development

84.2 per cent of our law undergraduate students were positive about their skills development.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, ComparED: Laws & Paralegal Studies (Undergraduate)

Top 200 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 200 for law.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024 by subject: law

High employability

Join the 92% of La Trobe law postgraduates in full-time employment.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, ComparED: Law & Paralegal Studies (Postgraduate)

Make an informed choice

Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options

What could your future hold?

At La Trobe University, you’ll deal with real clients and workplaces while you study. Learn from the best, so you can become a leader in your career.

Discover law at La Trobe

Meet one of our graduates

Photo of Belinda Moore-Gilbert

Challenging and interesting subjects only scratch the surface of what La Trobe can offer its law students. A law degree at La Trobe not only provides you with the knowledge and resources to develop technical excellence, but also allows you to apply these skills in a practical and relevant manner.

Belinda Moore-Gilbert
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Relations graduate

Be better prepared for a rewarding career

Real world practice

Argue a case in our moot court. Do a placement at a national law firm or community law centre like Refugee Legal. Join our Divorce and Family Law Clinic at Whittlesea Community Connections or offer advice to clients at JobWatch. Be mentored by professionals along every step of the way.

All kinds of clever

You’ll develop essential legal skills in advocacy, critical thinking, dispute resolution and case analysis. You can choose from a range of electives and discover your passion – whether it’s corporate law, climate law or community legal service.

Take your experience to the world

Gain a global perspective with study abroad opportunities or internationally taught electives. While you’re there, get a feel for different legal systems and build your global connections.

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