Deakin

Semester 2, 2018


DISTINCTION (74) LEGAL PRACTICE & ETHICS NOTES

71 pages

28,942 words

$29.00

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Description

Highly detailed, accurate and organised Legal Practice & Ethics notes.
Cases are highlighted and legislation is bolded. Also includes diagrams for visual learning.

Using these MLL335 Legal Practice & Ethics notes, I received a D score of 74.

Topics covered:

1. Introduction: Ethics, Morality & the Legal Profession
2. Admission to Practice
(a) Admission process
(b) Requirements for admission
(c) Entitlement to practice once admitted
3. Duties Owed to Clients
(a) The lawyer-client relationship: creation, authority, termination
(b) Duty of Competence
(c) Duty of Loyalty & Trust
(d) Duty of Confidence (Confidentiality, legal professional privilege)
(e) Conflicts of interest
(f) Acting against former clients
4. Duty to Costs & Account
5. Duty Owed to the Administration of Justice
(a) Duty to the court
6. Duties Owed to the Profession and Other Responsibilities
7. Complaints and Discipline