Advocacy

Learn new advocacy skills and brush up on your legal advocacy knowledge with our range of interactive and educational CPD courses. Covering a number of different topics such as trial advocacy, plea making and tribunal advocacy, our seminars and online intensives provide advocacy skills training to suit lawyers at any stage of their career. As many barristers and solicitors find the 'performance' element of legal advocacy to be intimidating, advocacy training for lawyers can be essential in building confidence and ultimately achieving a positive outcome in court. Explore our courses below to find out more about advocacy law based CPD programs available at Leo Cussen's.

  • 3.0
    $265.00
  • 4.0
    $265.00
  • $265.00
  • 1.0

    Despite a common misconception that you can’t have an 'agreement to agree', in a number of significant decisions the courts have found that “in principle” or heads of agreement expressed to be “subject to contract” may sometimes be enforceable.

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    On 1 July 2021, the definition of “consumer” under the Australian Consumer Law will change, as the monetary threshold for a buyer of goods and services increases from $40,000 to $100,000.

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    This session will give you the confidence you need when appearing in the major jurisdictions as well as tips for obtaining the best outcome for your client on the day. Enhance your advocacy skills and gain confidence! 

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    It is likely you have heard the terms Blockchain, Digital Assets, Smart Contracts. But do you know what they are, how relevant they are to your legal practice, how they will and do impact your clients, or how to start learning the basics? There are many questions and issues surrounding these terms and new technologies and this seminar, presented by Joni Pirovich, Special Counsel from Mills Oakley, is here to answer all your questions.

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    This one hour CPD seminar is designed to help you identify and guide you through the significant practice and procedure changes in the County Court and Magistrates' Court in the last 12 months particularly in light of the impact of COVID-19.

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    This one hour CPD seminar is designed to help you identify and guide you through the significant practice and procedure changes in the Federal Court of Australia particularly in light of the impact of COVID-19.

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    This one hour CPD seminar is designed to help you identify and guide you through the significant practice and procedure changes in the Supreme Court in the last 12 months particularly in light of the impact of COVID-19.

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    This session will cover matters relevant to pleading debt and damages claims, the recovery of interest and the concept of a ‘debt or sum certain’ under the Supreme Court Act 1986 (Vic). 

    $130.00
  • 1.0

    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? 

    $130.00