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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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Objective

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.

Scope

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.