Professional Legal Training (PLT) graduate attributes
1. Critical Thinking
An advanced level of independent thinking, creativity and critical analysis.
2. Analysis and Evaluation
A developed ability to strategically analyse issues of law, evaluate options and viewpoints to reach and implement decisions.
3. Spoken and Written Communication
Advanced oral and written communication skills that demonstrate an ability to communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and pervasive for legal and non-legal audiences.
4. Legal Research and Technological Literacy
A developed ability to use appropriate research techniques to acquire, distil and utilise legal information in a professional context.
5. Disciplinary Knowledge
Advanced applied knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgment, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner.
6. Life Long Learning
A developed ability to reflect, practise and integrate knowledge, skills and awareness.
A developed ability to exercise professional judgment and to recognise and reflect on ethical issues and the professional responsibilities of lawyers in service to the community and in promoting justice.
8. Self and co-operative work management
A developed capacity to exercise self and priority management skills including cooperative work and a capacity to participate in, and engage with, the legal profession.
9. Cultural Awareness and Social Justice
A developed awareness and acceptance of social responsibility within the profession and a capacity to deliver legal services to a culturally diverse community.