MLJ721 - Advanced Legal Professional Practice
2022 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
For M729 (Juris Doctor) students only
MLJ702, MLJ703, MLJ704, MLJ707, MLJ708, MLJ713, plus successful completion of 6 additional Law MLJ-coded units
MLJ715 and MLJ720
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 2h class (recordings provided) + 1.5h online seminar (live streamed and recordings provided) per week
This unit aims to equip students with the knowledge and ability to apply, critically evaluate and effectively communicate advanced professional legal practice-related capabilities. Topics include: receiving instructions from clients; establishing client expectations; dealing with changing case dynamics; mediating and negotiating with lawyers; successful persuasion; understanding when to accept an offer; the considerations that influence judges; the importance of written submissions; the importance of case atmospherics; and, persuasive advocacy.
Hurdle requirements: Perform mid-trimester negotiation by assigned date and submit all assessment items.
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