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GDLP75-101: Commercial and Corporate Practice


This is a compulsory subject for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice which covers the core skills area ‘Commercial and Corporate Practice’.

The aim of this subject is to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to conduct commercial transactions, such as the purchase of a business, on behalf of a client and provide advice on revenue implications in such transactions, as well as financing options.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,526
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,640

Learning outcomes

1. Define and analyse the operation of commercial law in practice, involving identification of client rights; the legal requirements for setting-up commercial structures and carrying-out commercial transactions. 2. Identify options with respect to business asset financing and revenue implications of commercial transactions and communicate them to a client in a way in which they could be understood and acted upon. 3. Practise the process of purchasing a business and acting in the interests of a client in such transactions. 4. Appraise the processes involved in the purchase of a business and the role of a solicitor in the preparation of documents necessary for the carrying into effect of the transaction.

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  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

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