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Sharpening Your Information Skills for Legal Placement

A guide to accompany LW4612 Legal Placement and LW5612 Legal Placement

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The objective of this guide is to give a refresher training to the students who are about to take legal placement. The focus is on locating information for legal practice.


By following through this guide, students should be able

  • to identify the sources and have the ability to note up legislation;
  • to make use of search connectors effectively in case law research;
  • to name and apply the library resources which provide forms, precedents and other drafting aids.