Remedies and Advanced Legal Skills
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the use of legal, equitable, and statutory remedies;
- demonstrate advanced skills in finding parliamentary and delegated legislation relevant to a legal question, and extrinsic material relevant to that legislation;
- demonstrate a high level of proficiency in applying legislative provisions to legal questions;
- demonstrate a high level of proficiency in finding case law; this includes case law relevant to particular statutory provisions and applying it to legal questions;
- demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in order to collaborate effectively with others in preparing and presenting written and oral submissions in a moot; and
- demonstrate overall enhanced skills in speaking and legal writing clearly, concisely, and correctly in plain language.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
and one of
- UNE-LAW172-Contract Law
- UNE-LAW272-Law of Contract II (No longer available)
- UNE-LAW162-Criminal Law
- UNE-LAW312-Criminal and Civil Procedure (No longer available)
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in Bachelor of Laws (4 Years). To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This is a capstone subject. It is at the experiential end of the legal studies spectrum. This subject brings together the theory and practical skills you have developed throughout your legal studies course. Specifically, it hones your legal research skills and your ability to apply legal authority. As well, it improves your capacity to argue persuasively. The subject has three modules. Module I builds your legal research skills to an advanced level. And, it considers legal, equitable and statutory remedies. Module II sharpens your skills in communicating clearly, concisely and correctly in plain language. Module III, requires you to prepare a written submission based on a legal problem. You must then present your oral submission as an advocate in the Moot Court.
Assignment 1 (Module I): 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Assignment 2 (Module II): 1750 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 6 Assignment 3 (Module III): 1750 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
- Module 1: 1.1 Legal Writing Exercise (30%)
- Module II: Legal Writing Exercise (30%)
- Module III: Moot (40%)
Current study term: 26 Jun 22 to 23 Sep 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.