Our Course, Your Way

Leo Cussen offers different delivery methods in Victoria to suit your situation. Whichever you choose, your Leo Cussen PLT diploma will help you stand out to future employers.

Face-to-Face Learning

3 days per week of structured learning (2 days onsite, 1 day online) plus 2 days per week self-paced online

  • Intake 1: Jan 27 2021 - July 2 2021
  • Location: Melbourne, VIC

Receive instant, in-person feedback from your instructors as well as socialise with other PLT trainees in Melbourne.

100% Online Learning

Mostly self-paced online, plus 13 days of interactive face-to-face learning via video conferencing

  • Intake 1: Feb 1 2021 - June 19 2021
  • Intake 2: March 1 2021 - July 18 2021
  • Location: 100% Online (state laws/courts are based in VIC)

Giving you the flexibility to work at your own pace, online PLT can be completed from wherever you are located.

Blended Learning

Mostly self-paced online, plus 13 days of interactive face-to-face learning onsite

  • FT Intake 1: Feb 1 2021 - June 18 2021
  • FT Intake 2: March 3 2021 - July 18 2021
  • PT Intake 1: Feb 1 2021 - Dec 3 2021
  • Location: Melbourne, VIC

The perfect mix of online flexibility and in-person learning, blended PLT can help you balance work and study.

Meet our mentors

Leo Cussen's mentors are highly experienced, dedicated lawyers who will support you throughout the PLT course and prepare you for your legal career.

Lucinda Bordignon

Mentor & Lawyer in VIC

LLB, BA, GDLP (with Merit) Australian Legal Practitioner

lbordignon@leocussen.edu.au

Lucinda

Mentor & Lawyer in VIC

LLB, BA, GDLP (with Merit) Australian Legal Practitioner

test@gmail.com

Bordignon

Mentor & Lawyer in VIC

LLB, BA, GDLP (with Merit) Australian Legal Practitioner

test2@gmail.com

Alison Jones

Mentor and Lawyer

BA, LLB, Cert IV TAE Australian Legal Practitioner

ajones@leocussen.vic.edu.au

Alison Jones

Mentor and Lawyer

BA, LLB, Cert IV TAE Australian Legal Practitioner

ajones@leocussen.vic.edu.au
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I feel that my Leo Cussen training experience definitely helped me embark on a career in law. It helped me refine in my mind the area of law in which I would like to practise. The training gave me a taste of what it would feel like to practise in a number of different areas. It also created an instant network of colleagues, a valuable commodity in any legal career.

Julia Tonkin - Leo Cussen PLT Graduate 2011 &
Senior Associate at Maddocks

Practical experience, low stress

Becoming a lawyer is a long and challenging process, so Leo Cussen will give you all the practical legal experience you need, without the high stakes.

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Practical Legal Training (PLT) Australia – A comprehensive guide

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What support will I have in my PLT course?

Practical Legal Training (PLT) is an important step for every law graduate to take before they can begin working in the legal field.

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Preparing for your first lawyer interview

You’ve just spent several years and countless hours studying law, and you’ve completed your Practical Legal Training (PLT), giving you confidence that the legal profession is now within reach.

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Want to know more?

We've created a downloadable ebook to tell you everything you need to know about Leo Cussen's PLT courses in Melbourne.

Absolutely. It is business as usual for all of us at Leo Cussen, with the necessary adjustments to keep everyone safe and comply with government guidelines.

Absolutely. It is business as usual for all of us at Leo Cussen, with the necessary adjustments to keep everyone safe and comply with government guidelines.

Absolutely. It is business as usual for all of us at Leo Cussen, with the necessary adjustments to keep everyone safe and comply with government guidelines.

Absolutely. It is business as usual for all of us at Leo Cussen, with the necessary adjustments to keep everyone safe and comply with government guidelines.

Absolutely. It is business as usual for all of us at Leo Cussen, with the necessary adjustments to keep everyone safe and comply with government guidelines.

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