Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
LC31320
Module Title
Principles of Professional Conduct, Public & Administrative Law, Legal System of England & Wales & L
Academic Year
2022/2023
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
Pre-Requisite
Pre-Requisite
Co-Requisite
If intending to prepare for the SQE1 examination students should also pursue: LC31420: LC31520: LC31620: LC31720: LC31820
Exclusive (Any Acad Year)
Welsh medium equivalent of module (CT31320) [not yet in place]
Reading List
Other Staff

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Problem-solving written answers  25%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Online examination  Online examination in person in computer room  75%
Supplementary Assessment Problem-solving written answers  25%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Online examination  Online examination in person in computer room  75%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Act honestly and with integrity in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements

2. Comply with legal and regulatory requirements in the provision and funding of legal services

3. Apply knowledge of the institutions and operation of constitutional law and EU law to develop and advise on options, progress cases and practise in accordance with the law and legal system of England and Wales

4. Apply knowledge of relevant sources of law to develop and advise on options, progress cases and practise in accordance with the law and legal system of England and Wales

5. Apply knowledge of the operation of the Human Rights Act 1998 and Equality Act 2010 to develop and advise on options, progress cases and practise in accordance with the law and legal system of England and Wales

6. Apply knowledge of the operation of the legal system of England and Wales and legal funding to develop and advise on options, progress cases and practise in accordance with the law and legal system of England and Wales ​

Brief description

This module covers the principles and practical rules associated with Professional Conduct, Public and Administrative Law, and the Legal System of England and Wales

Students are expected to draw on and apply knowledge from the following areas of law and practice:

Ethics, professional conduct and regulation

Legal services

Constitutional law and EU law

Public and administrative law

Sources of law

The Human Rights Act 1998 and Equality Act 2010

The legal system of England and Wales.

Content

1. ​The purpose, scope and content of the SRA Principles and Code of Conduct.

2. The Legal System of England and Wales and sources of law.

3. Constitutional and administrative law and EU law.

4. The Human Rights Act 1998 and Equality Act 2010.

5. Regulation: money laundering and financial services.

6. Legal services.

7. Legal funding.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Communication Central to all interactions on this module (core to the professional and ethical elements of the competency requirements)
Improving own Learning and Performance Students will be presented with new and novel scenarios regularly in order to develop their ability to adapt the application of their legal knowledge.
Information Technology Computer-based assessment. Legal research via electronic databases.
Personal Development and Career planning Feedback and feedforward sessions reflecting on performance in set tasks.
Problem solving Scenarios and case studies central to module delivery with students developing solutions.
Real world sense Practical and client-facing aspects of the module.
Research skills Central to problem-solving and decision making in the context of legal analysis.
Subject Specific Skills Knowledge of the Principles of Professional Conduct, Public and Administrative Law, and the Legal System of England and Wales
Team work Many of the classroom exercises will require teamwork

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6