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Business law and practice (6 points)


Leader: Mr Peter Hambros

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: This subject will cover the range of legal services required for a practitioner acting for clients involved in small and large businesses, such as formation and regulation of business enterprises, directors' duties and taxation of businesses. It will require the development of the skills such as legal research and analysis, awareness and use of learning strategies, practice management, oral communication and interpersonal relationships and mediation. It will focus on the values of resolution of ethical conflicts and recognition of personal values.

Assessment: Regular feedback will be provided on written exercises and oral presentation such as leading group discussion of business formation alternatives, drafting letters of advice on issues of directors' duties and taxation: 50%. Written memoranda and draft documents (tot30 minutes): 50%. Assessment according to grades of "Merit", "Pass', or "Fail".

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

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