- Code LAWS8030
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Legal Workshop
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online
The course will focus on the more demanding areas of practice in this area: complex will drafting, administration of estates, family provision and estate planning.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the conclusion of the course, it is intended that students who have successfully completed all the course requirements should be able to:
1. Demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge of law and legal practice, applicable research principles and methods in a range of contexts to generate complex ideas and reflect critically on the theory and practice of law.
2. Demonstrate specialised knowledge of recent developments in legal practice.
3. Apply professional knowledge, skills and ethical responsibilities to review, analyse and synthesise knowledge and information to advise and represent clients and other stakeholders.
4. Demonstrate specialised technical skills to generate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level and apply critical thinking, creativity and initiative to justify conclusions and solutions.
5. Investigate, critically reflect on and communicate information to inform diverse audiences of complex theoretical and practical ideas, concepts, strategies, courses of action and solutions in legal practice contexts.
6. Demonstrate high level personal autonomy and accountability in legal practice through professional and ethical behaviour.
7. Evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments in legal practice, or apply established theories in different fields, to contribute to scholarship and professional legal practice.
8. Design, theorise, plan, execute and evaluate a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship relating to legal practice.
Indicative assessment may include:
1) Will drafting case study - 80%
2) Four substantive contributions to discussion forums - 20%
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A semester-length course requiring students to work with online materials, participate in online discussions and activities, private study and complete assessment tasks.
Requisite and Incompatibility
There is no prescribed text. It is recommended that students have access to Rowland, CJ, Huntley's Australian Wills Precedents (7th ed, LexisNexiz, Sydney, 2009)
Additional reading materials will also be available online.
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- 6 units
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