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LAWS298 Legal Writing


A writing skills course to prepare students for writing research assignments.

LAWS 298 is part of the Faculty of Law Research and Writing programme.

Paper title Legal Writing
Paper code LAWS298
Subject Law
Points 0 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Teaching staff
All academic staff support the Research and Writing programme in the Faculty.
All materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Be prepared for their compulsory Second-Year Assignments
  • Have an understanding of the writing and analytical skills required for legal written work

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 11-13
A2 Monday 12:00-12:50 11-13
A3 Monday 13:00-13:50 11-13
A4 Monday 15:00-15:50 11-13
A5 Monday 16:00-16:50 11-13
A6 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 11-13
A7 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 11-13
A8 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 11-13
A9 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 11-13
A10 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 11-13
A11 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 11-13
A12 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 11-13
A13 Thursday 10:00-10:50 11-13
A14 Thursday 11:00-11:50 11-13
A15 Thursday 16:00-16:50 11-13
A16 Friday 11:00-11:50 11-13
AND one stream from
B1 Thursday 16:00-16:50 17
B2 Friday 11:00-11:50 17