Legal Skills

Total number of hours 20
Number of hours for lectures 20


The aim of this course is to provide students with a general understanding of what “Legal Skills” are.


Level: Post Graduate

Legal Skills encompass the management of clients and lawyers’ relationships. Legal Skills include legal drafting, interviewing skills and office management. In addition, we will also be looking at the drafting of legal documents (i.e. letters, pleadings and contracts…).
This course will use practical examples and genuine documents as teaching aids. We will also consider drafting recommendations and drafting tips. At the end of this course, students will have a better understanding of all the various facets that are included in legal skills.


Semester 1