Exposes students to practice experiences in virtual a legal office environment to build skills to engage in the conduct of client matters, including legal interviewing, drafting, and negotiation. These skills and experiences will enable students to prepare for and reflect upon their transition from student to the role of legal practitioners.
Topic 1. The role of the legal practitioner
Topic 2 Communicating with Clients
Topic 3. The Lawyer-Client Relationship: Interviewing skills
Topic 4 Negotiation
Topic 5 Legal Drafting
Topic 6. Emotional Intelligence and resilience
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Demonstrate professional communication in legal interviewing|
|2||Demonstrate professional communication in negotiation and legal drafting.|
|3||Evaluate the role of the legal practitioner and their responsibilities to clients.|
|4||Evaluate and reflect upon the importance of well being, emotional intelligence and resilience to professional legal practice.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate professional communication in legal interviewing
- Demonstrate professional communication in negotiation and legal drafting.
- Evaluate the role of the legal practitioner and their responsibilities to clients.
- Evaluate and reflect upon the importance of well being, emotional intelligence and resilience to professional legal practice.
- Hyams, R, Campbell, S & Evans, A, 2014, Practical legal skills , 4th ed , Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195529999.
Teaching and assessment
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