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GDLP75-102: Property Law Practice


This is a compulsory subject for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice which covers the compulsory practice area of “Property Law Practice”. The aim of this subject is to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to convey, lease and mortgage real property and provide general advice on standard matters arising under local government, planning, environmental or other legislation relating to land use.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: GDLP75-102
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law

Learning outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the process to transfer title by drafting appropriate instruments giving consideration to execution, stamping and registration.
  2. Evaluate a lease in a form allowed by law and describe matters relating to the lessor and lessee’s respective interests, execution, stamping and registration.
  3. Advise on creating and releasing mortgages, reflecting the agreement between the grantor and grantee and protecting their respective interests.
  4. Explain land use by identifying a planning scheme including other statutory provisions regulating the relevant use.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • 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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