LAWS382-14S1 (C) Semester One 2014

Legal Internship

15 points
24 Feb 2014 - 29 Jun 2014


Study of theoretical and practical issues relating to legal services.

This is a skills course in which students are given the opportunity to develop expertise in the real-world environment.  Students must have work (paid or voluntary) in a host organisation (which may be a law firm, community group, government organisation or business).  They will be expected to engage in legal work in that organisation and must work a minimum of 48 hours over the period of the course.

Students applying for this course are required to provide a CV and covering letter on submitting an Expression of Interest, which must be submitted via email to Mrs Heather Couch by 12noon on Tuesday 14 January 2014.

Learning Outcomes


(i)LAWS101; and (ii) LAWS110; and (iii) Subject to approval of Head of School.


Course Coordinator

Robin Palmer


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Essay 06 Jun 2014 60%
Reflective Journal 06 Jun 2014 30%
Employer Certification 10%

Assessment will be by a weekly journal, detailing the pivotal points of each week’s experiences (3,000 words, worth 30%), an employer evaluation of competency (worth 10%) and a 7,000 word research essay (worth 60%, on a topic to be approved by the Head of School) .

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $709.00

International fee $3,388.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Law.

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