Online learning... just got personal!

About Us

Melissa Mahoney Legal College is a privately owned college in Brisbane that offers legal services courses through distance education / online learning. Established in 2006, our boutique college allows you to complete legal studies either through a traineeship arrangement or as a private student.

We are one of few colleges in Australia specifically focused on training within the legal industry, and our goal is to assist our students in achieving their educational objectives and career prospects. Having operated Melissa Mahoney Recruitment, a specialist legal recruitment agency from 2004 to 2015, we built a solid industry reputation, strong client relationships, privileged exposure to legal networks and a detailed knowledge of the local legal employment market. Our in-depth knowledge of the legal industry provides a unique opportunity for us to open the doors to employment opportunities within the legal sector.

Online courses on offer are:


As specialists in our field and leaders within the niche market of law, Melissa Mahoney Legal College has the professionalism, ethics and know-how to assist you to reach your goals. Our goal is to assist our students in achieving their educational objectives and career prospects.

‘Thinking outside the square’ and making a real difference to this industry … is what we’re about!

Meet Melissa...

Melissa MahoneyHaving worked in the recruitment industry since 1997 and launching Melissa Mahoney Recruitment in 2004, Melissa identified a need for dedicated training within the legal industry. Melissa Mahoney Legal College was established as a Registered Training Organisation in September 2006. The college offers quality, online and external training specifically focused on the legal secretarial / paralegal market.

Melissa is passionate about assisting others to achieve the recognition they deserve. She finds great satisfaction in providing assistance with training, and helping others achieve their qualifications, ultimately reaching their career goals. Melissa is well qualified and experienced in assisting others with career advice and facilitating career change.