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Skills, ethics and research C 303 (3 points)


Leader: Mr Andrew Crockett

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit is designed to develop legal drafting skills and develop ethical awareness. It starts with prescribed readings and a seminar on drafting principles, following which students assume the role of a solicitor in a law firm and receive instructions to draft documents concerning a client's affairs.

Assessment: There are three assessable drafting tasks. A memorandum of advice 14% (1,200 words), a contract 20% (1,600 words) and a statement of claim 16% (1,200 words). Students have until a deadline in second semester to submit the assessable tasks.

Contact Hours: One seminar then online

Prerequisites: LAW2100

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