Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge of law and legal practice, applicable research principles and methods in a range of contexts to draft complex wills.
- Demonstrate specialised knowledge of recent developments in legal practice in the area of will drafting.
- Apply professional knowledge, skills and ethical responsibilities to review, analyse and synthesise knowledge and information to advise and represent clients in a practical legal context.
- Demonstrate specialised technical skills in the drafting of complex wills and apply critical thinking, creativity and initiative to justify and explain conclusions and solutions.
- Demonstrate high level personal autonomy and accountability in legal practice through professional and ethical behaviour.
- - Taking Instructions ( Learning Outcomes 1,3, & 5) (null) [LO null]
- - Will Drafting Exercises for each of the 5 scenarios examined. Each scenario will be accompanied by 3 assessment items: (null) [LO null]
- 1. Critiquing Exercises - students will c (null) [LO null]
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WorkloadThe equivalent of a standard LLM course workload by working with online materials, participating in online discussions and activities, private study and completing assessment tasks.
This is a wholly online course. It requires online participation throughout the duration of the course.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Vik Sundar, Charles Rowland and Phillip Bailey, Discretionary Testamentary Trusts – Precedents and Commentary (LexisNexis, 2nd edition 2016). Now referred to by LexisNexis as Testamentary Trusts : Strategies and Precedents (LexisNexis, 2nd edition 2016).
Recommended access to:
Craig Birtles and Richard Neal, Hutley’s Australian Wills Precedents (LexisNexis,9th ed, 2016) . Please Note: The 9th edition is available on-line via the ANU Law Library.
Preliminary ReadingThe course outline will be available on the Wattle course page.
Assumed KnowledgeUnderstanding of basic concepts of Succession law and Will Drafting.
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- 6 units
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