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LAW4620 Commercial Practice, Conveyancing and Drafting
Credit Points: 15
LAW3107 Law of Trusts

In this unit, students will study the practical aspects of commercial practice, conveyancing and drafting, with the major focus being on documentary transactions. The unit focuses on practical and drafting exercises to build on and extend students' understanding of plain English writing as a foundation for legal writing and drafting.  Commercial transactions are considered from a practical perspective, with precedent contracts in a range of commercial transactions being examined and altered where appropriate. Other practical aspects of commercial transactions are also examined, including the taking of client instructions, stamping, settlement and registration. Lawyers' professional obligations will also be examined in the context of the completion of documentary transactions.

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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: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014