Law Office Practice

LES502

This online course will provide you with a broad introduction to the operation of the legal profession, law office processes, key registry use, plus the applicable law and guidelines.  

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    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $601 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

It will also enable you to appreciate the ethical requirements of operating within the legal profession by providing an understanding of the requirements within which lawyers must operate together with law office processes and compliance requirements.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Discuss the roles and functions within legal practice and common legal transactions occurring within law offices. 
  • Obtain and interpret information from relevant sources and registries and apply to common transactions.
  • Register documents at registries commonly encountered by legal executives.
  • Discuss and apply the legal requirements for trust accounts.
  • Draft a simple account to a client.
  • Draft simple statements commonly used in legal practice.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is:

  • 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Diploma

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $601 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying