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Property transactions (5 points)


Leader: Mr Bruce Arthur

City First semester 2003 (Off-campus)
Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
City Second semester 2003 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
City First semester 2004 (Off-campus)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
City Second semester 2004 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The subject is concerned with conveyancing and other kinds of transactions in the areas of property and business law. It will focus on development of the following skills: legal research and analysis, awareness and use of learning strategies, practice management, oral and written communication, and negotiation. The particular values that will be addressed in the subject include the recognition and resolution of ethical conflicts, awareness of personal values and understanding of professional values.

Assessment: Regular feedback will be provided on written exercises and oral presentations on drafting letters of advice and contracts and negotiating terms of contract: 50% + Written memoranda and draft documents (totalling 10,000 words) and an oral presentation (30 minutes): 50%. Assessed according to the grades "Merit", "Pass", or "Fail".

Contact Hours: Intensive - 42 hours per week for 3 weeks

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