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Tutorial Legal Research and Writing

The extra-curricular unit on Legal Research and Writing of the SiLS Master of Laws (LL.M.) familiarizes you with the necessary tools to independently work as a legal professional by adhering to the rules and conventions of the legal trade. You will identify and research relevant material, such as relevant legislation, decisions of courts or administrative bodies, or literature, on well-known databases. Furthermore, you will learn how to draft professional legal documents in a formally correct way and correctly cite the sources used when drafting such documents. Moreover, some basic skills on project planning will be identified. After successfully completing the tutorial, you should be able to master important daily tasks of a legal professional.