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Unit of Study LAW00122 - Clinical Legal Experience (2015)

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  • Pre-requisites

      have completed 144 credit points in Bachelor of Law units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Under the supervision of a legal practitioner: a) use appropriate professional behaviour when delivering legal services to real clients b) Apply the work practices, procedures and policies of the law placement provider c) Demonstrate a range of professional activities in the context of legal interviewing, advising, advocating, writing, drafting and negotiation.
2 Evaluate the role of lawyers in contemporary Australian society and the competing demands of professional standards, ethical rules, client expectations, and personal, political and other values.
3 Evaluate the meaning of professionalism and the ethics, skills, attitudes and responsibilities associated with it, and
4 Reflect upon their understanding of professionalism within the legal profession.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Under the supervision of a legal practitioner: a) use appropriate professional behaviour when delivering legal services to real clients b) Apply the work practices, procedures and policies of the law placement provider c) Demonstrate a range of professional activities in the context of legal interviewing, advising, advocating, writing, drafting and negotiation.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. Evaluate the role of lawyers in contemporary Australian society and the competing demands of professional standards, ethical rules, client expectations, and personal, political and other values.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. Evaluate the meaning of professionalism and the ethics, skills, attitudes and responsibilities associated with it, and
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. Reflect upon their understanding of professionalism within the legal profession.
    • GA4: