1. Thorough knowledge of the characteristics of good legal writing. 2. The ability to engage in accurate and precise legal writing, especially the use of correct legal English applicable to the task. 3. Thorough knowledge of the wide range of legal research tools and techniques, together with the ability to critically evaluate those legal research tools and techniques and identify the most appropriate tool or technique in the circumstances. 4. The ability to analyse cases and other materials to extract legally relevant material and incorporate that in written exercises. 5. The ability to critically analyse the results of legal research and to use those results to solve complex problems and to construct persuasive legal and academic arguments. 6. The ability to analyse statutes and correctly apply the principles of statutory interpretation to extract the appropriate legal meaning.