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Business Practice and Workplace Ethics - BWE1501

Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: This module will be useful to students who will be employed as paralegals at community based organisations to give legal advice on an informal basis or law firms to assist attorneys with legal work. A student credited with this module will be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the legal profession and distinguish the role of paralegals from other legal professionals; Analyse the structure of a law firm and the role of a paralegal within the law firm; Demonstrate an understanding of ethics and critique the role of legal ethics and the relevance of ethical behaviour in a legal context.