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The Evolving Legal Landscapes Clinic
Last Updated Date:   7 June 2022


5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
Clinical students will predominantly be required to develop a keen understanding of how the respective partner organisations (such as charities and social enterprises) run and assist partner organisations investigate the evolving legal and regulatory landscapes in which they operate, and where applicable, to consider best practices in other jurisdictions. Aside from this research element, clinical students will support the partner organisations on matters of a non-contentious / advisory nature (this could for example include any combination of drafting work, workshops and presentations and corporate secretarial work).

This course is offered through the year in tranches, including during university vacation.


All interested applicants must apply directly to the Centre for Pro Bono & Clinical Legal Education at lawclinic@nus.edu.sg

Course Convenor: A/P Sonita Jeyapathy

Co-teacher(s): Various external practitioners

Module Codes: LL4094FV / LLJ5094FV

Contact Hours: No Formal contact hours

Workload: Fieldwork, Projects, assignments etc

Mode of Assessment: 100% Continuous Assessment

Preclusions: Students who have been in practice as qualified lawyers in the local or other jurisdictions are precluded.

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent. NUS Legal Skills Programme or equivalent, in particular, Legal Analysis, Research and Communication or its equivalent. Singapore Legal System or its equivalent.

Examination Date: 100% Continuous Assessment

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