Family

Brush up on your family law knowledge with Leo Cussen's family law CPD courses. There are many family law courses for solicitors out there, however at Leo Cussen we pride ourselves on our reputation for excellence, and our engaging and personalized CPD courses. Family law in Australia is constantly evolving, and accordingly, it's an important area to ensure you are up to date on - but as a busy family law solicitor, it can be hard to stay on top of the latest family law court cases and developments. We have many different types of family law CPD courses on offer for family law lawyers, from intensives and seminars to family law conferences. Leo Cussen's family law CPD courses are an essential for Australian family lawyers, and can make earning your CPD points an informative, interactive and worthwhile experience.

  • March 2021

  • Wednesday, 3 March 2021
    1.0
    3 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 3 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    This session will address recent legislative updates and departmental processes, including COVID-19 relevant changes. The update will include changes to a wide range of subclasses, many of which arise out of the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has seen significant impact on Australian migration:

    $145.00
  • Friday, 12 March 2021
    1.0
    12 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 12 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Trying to negotiate and settle your client’s property settlements has become more complicated during this time of economic uncertainty.

    $145.00
  • Monday, 15 March 2021
    1.0
    15 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 15 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    In this session, Michael Gavan, MinterEllison research librarian, shares tips about free legal current awareness, alerting services.

    $145.00
  • Wednesday, 17 March 2021
    5.5
    17 Mar 2021 9:00am - 17 Mar 2021 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Designed for family law practitioners already confident in the basic skills of family law practice, this is a one day workshop. This workshop aims to equip lawyers with the finer skills of making sure your client gets their share.

    $620.00
  • Wednesday, 17 March 2021
    1.0
    17 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 17 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Are you finding it difficult to communicate effectively with clients? Is the added stress of social isolation making a difficult client even more challenging? Do you need some strategies to communicate and deal with tricky situations? 

    $145.00
  • Thursday, 25 March 2021
    1.0
    25 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 25 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    As a lawyer, it is vital that clients understand the legal documents they are signing and your advice.

    $145.00
  • Monday, 29 March 2021
    1.0
    29 Mar 2021 9:00am - 29 Mar 2021 10:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Misbehaviour in any workplace can have devastating consequences. Sexual harassment, bullying, victimisation, discrimination in the workplace are all key risk areas.  But with so many changes in how we work in 2020, comes new challenges to traditional thinking about where the workplace begins and ends. Employee and colleague vulnerabilities are more exposed than ever, as colleagues ‘enter each other’s homes’ and private spaces to carry out work and conduct business. Is there a risk of information about how a colleague lives, being used against them? 

    $120.00
  • Monday, 29 March 2021
    1.0
    29 Mar 2021 10:20am - 29 Mar 2021 11:20am (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Do you know how easy it can be to inadvertently waive your client’s legal professional privilege, breach client confidentiality or misunderstand what is covered by the term ‘without prejudice’ during the Mediation process?

    $120.00
  • Monday, 29 March 2021
    1.0
    29 Mar 2021 11:40am - 29 Mar 2021 12:40pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Client relationships are built on trust and mutual respect. It can be simple yet avoidable to unintentionally cause offence to clients through lack of understanding of cultural sensitives. With clients coming from a diverse range of cultural and religious backgrounds it is more important than ever that lawyers are equipped to foresee, and act appropriately in varying situations. While this can be difficult in person, it can be even more difficult meeting a client for the first time online. Although technology may help on some occasions, it can sometimes hinder client relationship development.

    $120.00
  • Monday, 29 March 2021
    1.0
    29 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 29 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Throughout this present COVID-19 era, practitioners have had to come to terms with virtual client meetings, social distancing and virtual hearings. As the pandemic continues to impact us all, virtual hearings and the use of technology in court proceedings will likely to continue into the future. While there may have been some leniency afforded to practitioners at the beginning of the pandemic when it came to technology, appearance and etiquette, that time has now passed and it is business as usual for virtual hearings. 

    $120.00
  • April 2021

  • Wednesday, 7 April 2021
    1.0
    7 Apr 2021 1:00pm - 7 Apr 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    Our presenter will use practical examples to highlight essential drafting techniques when preparing affidavits and witness statements.

    $145.00
  • Monday, 19 April 2021
    1.0
    19 Apr 2021 1:00pm - 19 Apr 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Live Stream Only

    This one hour CPD seminar is designed to help you identify and guide you through the essential issues to focus on and how to manage your client information and risks. This session will focus on the responsibility to protect client information and how technology can be used to both breach and protect client information. The session will cover:

    $145.00