Legal Writing Resources

Writing accurately and with appropriate style varies according to context. Sydney Law School prepares students with formal training for writing in legal contexts and expects students to develop legal writing as a skill integral to their education. This site contains resources to teach students the particular forms and style of legal writing.

Visit the Legal Writing Resource website.

Contents include:

  • General elements of good writing
  • How to write legal essays
  • How to write problem questions
  • How to write case notes
  • Grading guidelines
  • Samples of marked assessments
  • How to conduct legal research