Benefit from the skills of real-time practice in chambers. This course is designed for aspiring litigators and junior advocates. A majority of your time will be spent working in chambers and this course helps you learn the essential skills and knowledge that you will have to pick up immediately upon commencing practice, including how to read and present cases (judgments), how to communicate with clients and colleagues, the legal requirements of pleadings in civil and criminal proceedings, how to present factual and legal arguments, and much more.
What you will learn?
What do you need?
Exam and certification
In addition to unit-wise practice exercises, this course offers a Course Completion Test (CCT). To qualify for the CCT, a learner has to complete more than 60% of the course. The CCT is conducted online to provide maximum flexibility to the learner. Based on the results of the CCT, a learner will be given a certificate, which is recognised by various employers in the legal industry.
1. What kind of lawyer are you?
2. Reading a case file
3. Legal Research - I: Identifying sources of law Part 1
4. Legal Research - II: Application and presentation
5. Conducting yourself at conferences
6. Conducting yourself at conferences
7. Drafting - I: Form and precedent
8. Drafting - II: Substance and style