MLL335 - Legal Practice and Ethics
2018 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
|Prerequisite:||MLL110, MLL111, MLL213 and MLL214|
Campus: 1 x 3 hour class
Cloud(online): In addition to the weekly class recordings, this unit offers 3 live classes.
The unit introduces students to the practice of law and to the ethical obligations they will assume upon becoming lawyers. Topics include: the history and organisation of the Victorian legal profession; current trends in professional practice; professional responsibility and liability; introduction to ethics and ethical concepts; legal ethics and the duties owed by lawyers to the law, to their clients, to the Court and to each other; statutory regulation of the legal profession; and trust accounting.
Assessment 1 (Individual), Written assignment, 2500-3000 words, 40%
Examination 2 hours 60%
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