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Lawyering Toolkit: Introduction

National Common Curriculum for Law Literacy

Welcome to the Law Toolkit


Welcome to the Lawyering Toolkit

This toolkit will support you through the study of law on a

learning pathway from first principles to the workplace.

Lawyering Skills Pathway


It is suitable for all students whether studying pure law or other disciplines and those who wish to see how Law operates within and impacts on society. The toolkit is organised using a scaffolded approach where each section builds on information learned in the previous one.  The focus is on providing information at point of need and aims to address issues from novice to expert.  

Law 101 

Starter Skills 

Law 201 

Smarter Skills 

Law 301

Top Notch Skills 

Law 401

Employability Skills 

Law 501

Not from a Law background Skills

Offers support for those who are new students to the subject of Law

Builds on the starter pack  so you become more proficient at finding legal information Follows on from the Smarter skills pack covering advanced legal information literacy skills

Has a focus on employability and what a graduate will need to excel in the workplace.

Intended for those who are not from a Law background but need to find legal information

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Susan Boyle
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Learning Inspiration

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

Jorge Luis Borges

'Stone walls do not a prison make,  nor iron bars a cage'

Judge Desmond Hogan




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