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GDLP75-101: Commercial and Corporate Practice

Description

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

TypePostgraduate
CodeGDLP75-101
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Current: $4,310
  • Commencing in May 2021: $4,526

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.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • 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.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021