Professional / Community Participation:
Students will engage in at least 60 hours of work experience at a law firm, legal centre, community based legal organisation or service, government agency, not-for-profit organisation or other relevant body.
Week 2: Getting ready for your placement. Placement orientation, aims and goals setting. Review of regulation of the legal profession; what is meant by professional responsibility, ethics.
Week 3: Reflective Thinking and Practice recorded seminar and slides
Week 12: Debrief - Career Planning and Next Steps video seminar.
Weeks 2-3: Skills Checklist and Goal Setting exercise
Weeks 4,6,8: Set readings, complete exercises and participate in on-line discussions, wikis and blogs on ethical issues.
Week 11: Research Essay
Week 13: Reflective Report