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GDLP75-104: Civil Litigation Practice


Civil Litigation Practice is a compulsory subject for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice which covers the core skills area ‘Civil Litigation Practice’. This is a practical based subject which will allow students to apply the necessary skills and knowledge required to conduct a civil litigation matter. Students will draft litigious and non-litigious documents, participate in alternative dispute resolution and will observe the presentation of evidence in a court setting. 

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: GDLP75-104
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law

Learning outcomes

  1. Review core documents and identify the merits of a case, dispute resolution alternative processes and the costs of litigation.
  2. Apply requirements and processes used in civil litigation.
  3. Draft litigious and non-litigious civil litigation documents.
  4. Analyse the presentation of evidence and processes used in a court setting.

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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