2 x 3.5-hour workshops weekly
1 Admission into BLAWLP-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
2 130.5 units of topics
3 Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
3a Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
4 112.5 units of topics
5 Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
5a Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
6 94.5 units of topics
Must Satisfy: ((1 and 2) or ((3 or 3a) and 4) or ((5 or 5a) and 6))
Other requirements
Topic Coordinator approval is required for enrolment in this topic. Students should apply via
Enrolment not permitted
1 of LLAW4212, LLAW5902, LLAW5905, LLAW5907 has been successfully completed
Topic description
Students will study the legislative and common law requirements and the practical processes involved in transactional legal practice, incorporating commercial and corporate, property and succession and estates practice.
Educational aims
This topic aims to enable students to achieve competence, to the standard required by the admitting authorities, in the transactional areas of legal practice including:

  • commercial and corporate practice
  • property practice
  • succession and estates practice

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of the topic students will:

  • have developed a practical knowledge of the statutory and common law requirements and processes relating to transactional practice
  • be able to demonstrate the competence required of an entry level legal practitioner in:
    • conducting a commercial transaction
    • setting up standard commercial structures
    • dealing with loans and securities
    • transferring title
    • creating leases
    • creating and releasing securities
    • advising on land use
    • drafting wills
    • administering deceased estates
    • taking action to resolve wills and estates problems
    • advising on revenue law and practice in relation to commercial and other property transactions
    • drafting documents related to transactional practice
    • acting ethically in relation to all of the above