Introduces students to legislative provisions contained in the Conveyancers Licensing Act 2003 (NSW) and in particular Schedule 3 of the Conveyancers Licensing Regulation 2015 (NSW). Addresses professional ethics and behaviour in conveyancing practice. Includes examination of selected matters pertaining to practice such as employment.
Topic 1: Conveyancing work
Topic 2: The conveyancing business
Topic 3: Conduct of the conveyancer and the conveyancing business
Topic 4: Professional conduct
Topic 5: The retainer
Topic 6: Licensing the conveyancer
Topic 7: The disciplinary framework
Topic 8: Strategic planning
Topic 9: Marketing of legal and conveyancing services
Topic 10: Strategic office management
Topic 11: People and the conveyancing business
Topic 12: Managing operational risk-employment
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate a working knowledge of the regulatory framework which applies to licensed conveyancers in NSW||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate knowledge of the current status and the role of the conveyancing profession in NSW, including the history of the profession and its relationship with the legal profession||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||define conveyancing work and correctly identify the ambit of legal work which the licensed conveyancer can properly undertake in NSW||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||accurately identify the specific legislative requirements pertaining to the licensing of conveyancers in NSW||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate knowledge of the rules of conduct which apply to licensed conveyancers in NSW and understand the importance and significance of the licensed conveyancer as a fiduciary||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||identify the legislative provisions relating to the discipline of licensed conveyancers in NSW||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|7||demonstrate knowledge of the important business and practice skills required to be utilised by the effective licensed conveyancer in contemporary commercial legal and/or conveyancing practice.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning (12 weeks)|
|Study Guide questions||60%|
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