1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
1 x 1-hour on-line lecture weekly
1 Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1a Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1b Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
1c Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
1d Admission into BLAWSH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1e Admission into BLAWS-Bachelor of Laws
1f Admission into BLLAW-Bachelor of Laws
1g Admission into BLLAWH-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
1h Admission into BLLAWFP-Bachelor of Laws - City Campus
1i Admission into BLLAWHFP-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - City Campus
1j Admission into CLAWBU-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business - City Campus
1k Admission into CLAWIR-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science - City Campus
1l Admission into CLAWIT-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Information Technology - City Campus
1m Admission into CLAWAC-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Accounting - City Campus
1n Admission into CLAWCR-Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology - City Campus
1o Admission into CLAWHIR-B Laws (Hons)/B Intl Relations and Political Science
1p Admission into CLAWHIT-B Laws (Hons)/B Information Technology
1q Admission into CLAWHAC-B Laws (Hons)/B Accounting
1r Admission into CLAWHCR-B Laws (Hons)/B Criminology
1s Admission into CLAWHBU-B Laws (Hons)/B Business
2 1 of LLAW1311, LLAW1213
3 1 of LLAW1312, LLAW1211
4 1 of LLAW2312, LLAW1224
5 1 of LLAW2311, LLAW1223
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s) and 2 and 3 and 4 and 5)
Enrolment not permitted
LLAW3212 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Examination(s)
Topic description
This topic deals with the principles of civil litigation and procedure. In this topic students will learn about the civil justice system and how to conduct civil litigation within it. In that context pre-trial and post-trial procedural rules governing use of the civil justice system will be studied along with roles of lawyers and their ethical implications.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • Enable students to develop their knowledge of procedural principles and pre-trial steps in the conduct of civil litigation

  • Encourage students to think about the role and functioning of the civil justice system

  • Develop student understanding of the roles of lawyers within the civil justice system along with the ethical implications of those roles.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Apply procedural principles to a civil dispute

  2. Evaluate the major issues in civil justice reform

  3. Describe the civil justice system and analyse what it does

  4. Recognise the ethical obligations required of lawyers engaged in civil litigation.