MLL235 - Legal Practice and Ethics
2022 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
|Previously coded as:||MLL335|
For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only
MLL119 and MLL219
Students who have commenced before Trimester 1 2022, and have successfully completed MLL111, are not required to complete MLL119 and MLL219
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
Independent online learning activities via the unit site including pre-recorded videos (2 hours per week) + 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Independent online learning activities via the unit site including pre-recorded videos (2 hours per week) + 1 x 2 hour seminar per week (livestreamed and recordings provided)
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.
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