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Post Unit 01: The practice of law
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Lawyers frequently encounter terms from languages they do not speak. Being able to find out what a foreign language term means may help in identifying…

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Post Unit 02: Company formation and management
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The ability to use search engines effectively is an essential skill in carrying out online legal research. Learning Synopsis This exercise examines the use of…

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Post Unit 03: Capitalisation
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Lawyers rely a great deal on accuracy of language and often require a precise, well-structured description of a legal term or concept in their communications,…

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Post Unit 04: Fundamental changes in a company
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A lawyer’s work often involves factual research regarding clients, opposing parties and circumstances. For example, factual research concerning an industry may be necessary for contractual…

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Post Unit 05: Contract formation
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The widespread use of word processing technology has allowed law firms to organise precedents carefully for quick retrieval. In addition, the Internet has made it…

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Post Unit 06: Remedies
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It is often necessary to understand foreign language terms and legal concepts when advising clients in cross-border dealings. This requires special strategies for thorough and…

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Post Unit 07: Assignment and third-party rights
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The practice of law across borders frequently requires the application of supranational law. A client matter may require the examination of international treaties, an understanding…

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Post Unit 08: Employment law
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Lawyers frequently represent and market their firms and expertise in venues outside the office or courtroom, such as law conventions, university lecture halls and hearings…

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Post Unit 09: Sale of goods
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Traditional search engines often require a lawyer to filter through large quantities of irrelevant data. Visual search engines can help the researcher by clustering hits…

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Post Unit 10: Real property law
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Search engines are very effective tools for conducting online research. However, due to language ambiguities and the manner in which search engines seek out information…

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