MLL351 - Legal Internship

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Placement
Trimester 2: Placement
Trimester 3: Placement

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only

Prerequisite:

Successful completion of 6 Law (MLL) units.

Corequisite:

MLL235

Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

In-person attendance requirements

Students are required to complete:

(a) A supervised work placement (minimum 7.5 hours x 15 days) with a host organisation in a legal environment;

(b) A mandatory 3-hour university induction prior to the commencement of the trimester; and

(c) A debrief with the host supervisor at the end of the trimester.

Note:

Business & Law Work Integrated Learning (WIL) units are by application only and quotas may apply.

Please visit the website for further information and how to apply.

Please contact the Faculty WIL team at bl-wil@deakin.edu.au for any enquiries. Please use your Deakin email and state your student ID in all correspondence.

Content

The unit enables students to gain an appreciation of certain aspects of legal practice and to extend and deepen their theoretical knowledge of the law by working under supervision of a lawyer. During their placement in the law firm or legal service, students will receive instruction in the following areas of legal practice: taking instructions and client interviewing; fact finding; dispute resolution and negotiation; providing advice and counselling of a legal nature; legal research and problem-solving; the litigation process; advocacy.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Minimum of 100 hours of placement with an approved host organisation.

Unit Fee Information

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