BLB1114 - Legal Research Methods
Plus 2 Level 1 Law units.
|1.||Scrutinise complex legal problems; conduct research and draft legal documents in plain English language;|
|2.||Interpret and apply different types of legal writing and drafting techniques and conventions;|
|3.||Locate, analyse, adapt and use relevant legal precedents for effective legal drafting;|
|4.||Employ analytical, cognitive, and written communication skills in producing context-specific legal documents, in contemporary Australian legal contexts; and|
|5.||Utilise a variety of approaches to interpreting legal documents ("statutory interpretation") and understand how such approaches may inform the process of drafting legal documents in appropriate contexts.|
|Assignment||Drafting a letter of advice to a client||30%|
|Assignment||Drafting a settlement agreement or affidavit||40%|
|Assignment||Drafting an affidavit or pleading||30%|
Legal, Writing & Drafting Guide: A custom publication for Victoria University
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