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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Career opportunities

Laws

Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice graduates will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. Listed below are the attributes will have demonstrated on the completion of each degree.

Bachelor of Laws

  • Graduates will be equipped to provide high quality service to employers, government, and individual clients, by demonstrating a capacity to engage in legal research; high level ability in analysis; skills in lateral thinking and problem-solving which enable the provision of appropriate advice and solutions over a range of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms; superior verbal and written communication skills; critical thinking and reflective engagement with legal material.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to act as an advocate for the rule of law.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to accept responsibility to play a constructive role in the maintenance and reform of the legal system.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to uphold the highest ethical standards in discharging his/her responsibilities to clients, other professionals, the courts and the public.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to pursue lifelong learning in a dynamic discipline.
  • Graduates of the LLB will be equipped to understand, evaluate and critically reflect upon the interaction of law and society.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

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