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LAW4704 Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Credit Points: 15
LAW4604 Civil Procedure I

This unit examines lawyers' professional and statutory obligations, including responsibility and accountability to the law, the courts, clients (including an introduction to the principles relating to fees, cost disclosure and the holding of money on trust) and other lawyers in Western Australia. The unit considers ethical issues in legal practice, case law on legal ethics and the critical importance of ethics and professional responsibility to our justice system and the practice of the law.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K61Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Laws
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y67Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K58Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Psychological Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012