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  • Negotiation and Dispute ResolutionLAWS90080

    Offered:AprilYear:2019Quotas apply

    This highly interactive subject will give students practice-relevant skills for negotiation and dispute resolution. Negotiating effectively involves being able to change the conversation, shifting from adversarial to collaborative approaches. The best negotiators are also skilled at structuring p...

  • European Civil LawLAWS50067

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers students an opportunity to critically examine in detail a major legal family that is radically different from the common law. Class based discussion of the core features of the (European) civil law is built upon through independent and in-depth research exercises into selectiv...

  • Foundations of Tax LawLAWS70323

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject examines the fundamentals of taxation, with a focus on Australia’s most important tax: the personal income tax. It engages with the tax law that is most relevant to legal and tax practice for individuals and businesses. This subject equips students to interpret statutory ta...

  • Health Law and EthicsLAWS90133

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of some of the current legal, regulatory and ethical issues that arise in relation to promoting and protecting human health at an individual and population level. The subject aims to give students a sense of the breadth of th...

  • Public Interest Law ClinicLAWS50116

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides practical experience in which students support lawyers in public interest organisations in the delivery of legal services to the community. Students will undertake 12 days of clinical placement with a partner organisation in the community or government sector. On placement, ...

  • MurderLAWS50106

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    Murder is one of the most prominent crimes in the legal calendar, and it has provided a recurrent reference point for literature, cinema, television, photography, the arts and the humanities more generally. Using examples from legal and public culture, this subject examines in depth the ways in w...

  • Law and Legal Practice in AsiaLAWS90006

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an enhanced understanding of law and legal practice in an Asian jurisdiction through intensive pre-departure teaching, supervision of a research project on an Asian jurisdiction, a student-led seminar reflecting on their learning experiences and...

  • Trade Mark LawLAWS50075

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is about the legal protection of trade marks and elements of branding and reputation. It addresses three overlapping components. The first involves a detailed treatment of Australian law – in particular the operation of the registered trade marks regime under the Trade Marks Act 1995...

  • Start-Up LawLAWS90108

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will provide students with the legal skills to advise start-up companies on the legal issues those companies are likely to face in their early years of operation. The subject will cover the substantive law relevant to the particular circumstances of a start-up, including intellectual...

  • Intellectual Property & Popular CultureLAWS50128

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Intellectual Property and Popular Culture (IPPC) is designed to offer an interdisciplinary cultural studies perspective on the enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights with a focus on the relevance of an understanding of cultural production and semiotic consumption to legal doctrine. It d...

  • International Financial TransactionsLAWS70125

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The purpose of this subject is to give students an advanced and integrated understanding of the legal issues that arise in international financial transactions. This is achieved by looking at the principal transactions, analysing the ways in which they are structured and implemented, and identify...

  • Refugee LawLAWS50101

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers JD students the opportunity to undertake advanced and specialised study in an important contemporary subset of public law. Refugee law in Australia (as in most of the 147 states party to the Refugee Convention) is inspired and guided by international treaty obligations but anc...

  • Labour Standards and their EnforcementLAWS70197

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject addresses the relevant provisions of the key federal statute governing minimum employment standards in Australia, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), which is the centrepiece of Commonwealth statutory regulation of working conditions. The subject examines the mechanisms by which minimum wa...

  • Trade Mark PracticeLAWS90035

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject builds on the material covered in the Trade Marks and Unfair Competition subject. Trade Mark Practice is primarily concerned with the procedures and practices of the Australian Trade Marks Office in obtaining and maintaining registered trademarks and relevant aspects of New Zealand t...

  • Patent LawLAWS70021

    Offered:February, OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    For at least 400 years, patent law has been the primary regulatory mechanism for optimising innovation. With more than two million patent applications filed annually around the world, the patent system is both highly complex and of great economic importance. This subject provides the foundational...

  • Corporate Tax BLAWS70008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This advanced corporate tax subject provides an in-depth analysis of the tax rules for Australia‘s largest public and private consolidated corporate groups, and the rules for use of losses by companies and corporate groups. It includes detailed discussion of the latest reforms in these highly tec...

  • MediationLAWS90039

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Mediation has developed over the past twenty years from the legal fringes to become the process which resolves more legal disputes than any other. The aim of this course, building on concepts studied in the JD compulsory subject LAWS90140 Disputes and Ethics (formerly LAWS50027 Dispute Resolution...

  • Foundations: Competition Law & EconomicsLAWS90065

    Offered:Term 1, Term 3Year:2019

    Competition Law is an area of law with mixed legal-economic content. The central disciplinary underpinning of competition law is economics. It is therefore essential that those practising in this field, whether as legal advisors to business, competition authority staff, or members of tribunals or...

  • Tax of Business and Investment IncomeLAWS70002

    Offered:Semester 1, OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject is designed to explore in detail the fundamental principles of income tax, fringe benefits tax and capital gains tax in relation to business and investment. It will provide the requisite skills and knowledge to identify and better deal with income tax problems that arise in ...

  • Equality and Discrimination at WorkLAWS70025

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace represent an overwhelming majority of total complaints made to anti-discrimination authorities. Equality and discrimination at work remain pressing concerns for employees, managers and, more broadly, for society. Achieving equality is elusive ...