The Priestly 11 and 12: you need these to work in Australia


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"3.1 The Priestley 11 (for law degree subjects)
The Law Admissions Consultative Committee (chaired by Justice Priestley of the NSW
Supreme Court and referred to as the Priestley Committee) requires that candidates
wishing to practise as a legal practitioner must complete the following subjects as part of
their law degree:
Criminal Law and Procedure
Torts
Contracts
Property
Equity
Company law
Administrative law
Federal & State Constitutional law
Civil Procedure
Evidence
Professional Conduct
(including trust accounting)
Please read the essential information below under Applying for Admission to ensure that
you understand the requirements and that you comply with them.
3.2 The Priestley 12 (for Practical Legal Training)
The Priestley Committee has also determined 12 practical subjects that a candidate
wishing to practise as a legal practitioner must complete. Our Program meets and
exceeds the Committee’s requirements. The Priestley 12 are:
Legal Profession

legal ethics and professional responsibility

trust and office accounting
Professional Skills

work and file management

legal writing and drafting

interviewing

negotiation and dispute resolution

legal analysis and research

advocacy
Practice Areas

litigation including criminal procedure, civil procedure, trial preparation, remedies,
specific areas such as family and industrial law and costing

property practice including conveyancing, mortgages and leases

wills and estate management including will drafting, estate planning, applications
for probate and estate management

commercial and corporate practice including commercial agreements, company
practice, revenue practice and finance and securities."
"3.1 The Priestley 11 (for law degree subjects)
The Law Admissions Consultative Committee (chaired by Justice Priestley of the NSW
Supreme Court and referred to as the Priestley Committee) requires that candidates
wishing to practise as a legal practitioner must complete the following subjects as part of
their law degree:
Criminal Law and Procedure
Torts
Contracts
Property
Equity
Company law
Administrative law
Federal & State Constitutional law
Civil Procedure
Evidence
Professional Conduct
(including trust accounting)
Please read the essential information below under Applying for Admission to ensure that
you understand the requirements and that you comply with them.
3.2 The Priestley 12 (for Practical Legal Training)
The Priestley Committee has also determined 12 practical subjects that a candidate
wishing to practise as a legal practitioner must complete. Our Program meets and
exceeds the Committee’s requirements. The Priestley 12 are:
Legal Profession

legal ethics and professional responsibility

trust and office accounting
Professional Skills

work and file management

legal writing and drafting

interviewing

negotiation and dispute resolution

legal analysis and research

advocacy
Practice Areas

litigation including criminal procedure, civil procedure, trial preparation, remedies,
specific areas such as family and industrial law and costing

property practice including conveyancing, mortgages and leases

wills and estate management including will drafting, estate planning, applications
for probate and estate management

commercial and corporate practice including commercial agreements, company
practice, revenue practice and finance and securities."
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Gagean
Actually, it also depends on international treaties that recognises each other countries qualifications and licenses. The US and Australia has a free-trade agreement established in 2005... so it might be less or no subject required.
Actually, it also depends on international treaties that recognises each other countries qualifications and licenses. The US and Australia has a free-trade agreement established in 2005... so it might be less or no subject required.
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