MLL335 - Legal Practice and Ethics
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
|Prerequisite:||MLL110, MLL111, MLL213 and MLL214|
1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 1 x 0.5 hour recorded class per week, 1 x short video clip (7 in total per trimester)
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
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) Assignment (Practical) 30%
Assessment 2 (Individual) Test(s) 10%
Examination 2 hours 60%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.