Search results for 'CPD Mix & Match Marathon'
  • March 2019

  • Friday, 29 March 2019
    29 Mar 2019 9:00am - 29 Mar 2019 1:45pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Book All 4 Seminars In One Day or Choose Individual Seminars to Suit Your CPD Needs!

    This program will be chaired by:

    Mark Goldblatt, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    Ethics – Recent Case Update and Developments 

    Seminar 1 - 9:00am - 10:00am

    Although practitioners are aware of their professional duties and ethical obligations, a surprising number still fall short of the standard required.

    In this session, hear from a leading practitioner on:

    • Areas of ongoing general concern for legal practitioners;
    • Practical guidance on how to reduce the risk of a complaint; and
    • The top ethical dilemmas that keep practitioners awake at night.

    Grab this chance to get your CPD Ethics point under your belt.

    Presented by: Donna Cooper, Ethics Consultant, Ethics4Lawyers

    Online Legal Research – Secrets Unlocked  

    Seminar 2 - 10:15am - 11:15am

    This seminar is designed to unlock the secrets to free legal research sites and tools. This seminar will provide a step by step guide to research legislation, case law and other legal material online using the latest free tools. Discover a wide range of available online resources you never knew existed.

    Presented by: Lauren Marr, Legal Research Librarian, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

    Without Prejudice Communications and Legal Professional Privilege – Overused and Misunderstood?   

    Seminar 3 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

    Have you relied on naming a communication Without Prejudice and then found out its not? Do you know the essential advice you should give your client to reduce risking LPP? How is social media affecting these fundamental legal concepts? 


    This seminar will provide guidance on identifying when legal professional privilege applies and how it applies in practice.
    This session will cover:

    • the scope of legal professional privilege; and
    • applying the dominant purpose test.
    • waiver of privilege; and
    • practical tips for maintaining privilege.

    This session will also address what communications are truly Without Prejudice and what are the imposters. And outline the risks faced in mismanaging these communications.

    Presented by: Paul Duggan, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    How to Deal with Difficult Clients and Colleagues and Get the Best Outcome 

    Seminar 4 - 12:45pm - 1:45pm

    Do you sometimes work with ‘challenging colleagues’? Are your clients pushing you to your limits? Are you fed up? Want some strategies to communicate and deal with tricky situations?

    This seminar is designed to provide practical and durable communication techniques and strategies. It will also outline the legal responsibilities vis a vis communication with clients and will include:

    • Choosing the most appropriate communication method, ie- email, face to face meetings
    • Building rapport and trust
    • Developing empathy
    • Obligations to communicate with your client pursuant to the Uniform Law
    • Recognising and avoiding legal liability for bullying and harassment when dealing with challenging colleagues and clients

    Keeping it real in 2019!

    Presented by: Emma Hines, General Manager - Victoria, Shine Lawyers

     

    4.0
    $400.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 8:50am - 28 Mar 2019 4:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Book All 6 Seminars In One Day or Choose Individual Seminars to Suit Your CPD Needs!

    This program will be chaired by:

    Stephen Earl, Partner, Earl & Associates and

    Clive Madder, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    Civil Procedure Act 2010 Update – Latest Cases, Costs Orders and Breaches 

    Seminar 1 - 9:00am - 10:00am

    Recent cases show that uncertainties or ignorance of the impact and requirements of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) (‘the Act’) can result in strong criticism, costs penalties and even referrals to the Legal Services Commissioner. This ever-evolving area and ongoing interpretation of the Act requires that practitioners be up to date with the requirements and risks associated with non-compliance.

    This session will address how far the Act is affecting the conduct of negotiations, procedure and litigation in Victoria as well as significant cases up to March 2019.

    Presented by: Dan Coombes, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    Technology Risk Management – Protecting Your Clients and Organisation  

    Seminar 2 - 10:15am - 11:15am

    Recent national and international cyberattacks show that no person, law firm, business or organisation is immune from a potential attack. All organisations need to be aware of the risks posed by cloud computing, metadata, social media and other IT platforms and technologies used by organisations and staff. Cyber hackers, scammers and criminals continue to evolve methods of infiltration and attack. It is imperative to keep up with the latest technology and protection methods to thwart potential problems.

    This session will advise how to best prevent an attack on your client’s confidential, sensitive information and your organisation’s reputation and integrity. It will also address the impact that electronic tampering and invasion has on your professional liability.

    Be armed with the most up to date knowledge on how to best manage and mitigate risk in this evolving area.

    Presented by: Dudley Kneller, Partner, Madgwicks Lawyers

    Negotiating Settlements – The Risks of Ambiguity and the Cost of Resolving the Uncertainty 

    Seminar 3 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

    Recent significant cases highlight the risks (and consequences) of negotiating settlements without clearly committing all relevant elements to writing on the spot. 

    The importance of clear written communication at the relevant moment in time is critical, and the cases demonstrates what can happen if the parties have differing views on how the matter has settled.

    This session will provide guidance on how best to approach verbal and written communication at the time of settlement to ensure clarity and effectiveness, and to minimise risk of a settlement going astray. 

    Presented by: Katherine Brazenor, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    and

    Adam Baker, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    Ethics – Recent Case Update and Developments 

    Seminar 4 - 12:45pm - 1:45pm

    Although practitioners are aware of their professional duties and ethical obligations, a surprising number still fall short of the standard required.

    In this session, hear from a leading practitioner on:

    • Areas of ongoing general concern for legal practitioners;
    • Practical guidance on how to reduce the risk of a complaint; and
    • The top ethical dilemmas that keep practitioners awake at night.

    Grab this chance to get your CPD Ethics point under your belt.

    Presented by: Michael Dolan, Director, Ethics4Lawyers

    Contracts, Competition and Unconscionability in 2019 

    Seminar 5 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Since the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy ReviewAct 2017 a number of changes have occurred. This session will provide an overview of changes brought about by the Act and a case update including unconscionability.

    Don’t miss this essential update in this key area.

    Presented by: Dylan McIntyre, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills

    and

    Rachel Warburton, Solicitor, Herbert Smith Freehills

    Information Governance, Document Retention, Defensible Deletion and Your Client's Legal Obligations 

    Seminar 6 - 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    This seminar will cover the following issues:

    • Information Governance – document retention, eDiscovery, data breach and defensible deletion – how it all fits together
    • Key legislation on document retention periods and document destruction
    • Privacy Act – when does it apply and what is de-identification?
    • Data breach – the risks and costs of keeping everything
    • How to identify and create a defensible document deletion plan

    Presented by: Maureen Duffy, LTS State Manager, Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Consultant at Telesto

     

    6.0
    $600.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 12:45pm - 28 Mar 2019 1:45pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Although practitioners are aware of their professional duties and ethical obligations, a surprising number still fall short of the standard required.

    In this session, hear from a leading practitioner on:

    • Areas of ongoing general concern for legal practitioners;
    • Practical guidance on how to reduce the risk of a complaint; and
    • The top ethical dilemmas that keep practitioners awake at night.

    Grab this chance to get your CPD Ethics point under your belt.

    Presented by: Michael Dolan, Director, Ethics4Lawyers

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 6 Point Marathon, Thursday 28 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Friday, 29 March 2019
    29 Mar 2019 9:00am - 29 Mar 2019 10:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Although practitioners are aware of their professional duties and ethical obligations, a surprising number still fall short of the standard required.

    In this session, hear from a leading practitioner on:

    • Areas of ongoing general concern for legal practitioners;
    • Practical guidance on how to reduce the risk of a complaint; and
    • The top ethical dilemmas that keep practitioners awake at night.

    Grab this chance to get your CPD Ethics point under your belt.

    Presented by: Donna Cooper, Ethics Consultant, Ethics4Lawyers

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 4 Point Marathon, Friday 29 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 2:00pm - 28 Mar 2019 3:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Since the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Act 2017 a number of changes have occurred. This session will provide an overview of changes brought about by the Act and a case update including unconscionability.

    Don’t miss this essential update in this key area.

    Presented by: Dylan McIntyre, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills

    and

    Rachel Warburton, Solicitor, Herbert Smith Freehills

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 6 Point Marathon, Thursday 28 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 3:15pm - 28 Mar 2019 4:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This seminar will cover the following issues:

    • Information Governance – document retention, eDiscovery, data breach and defensible deletion – how it all fits together
    • Key legislation on document retention periods and document destruction
    • Privacy Act – when does it apply and what is de-identification?
    • Data breach – the risks and costs of keeping everything
    • How to identify and create a defensible document deletion plan

    Presented by: Maureen Duffy, LTS State Manager, Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Consultant at Telesto

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 6 Point Marathon, Thursday 28 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Friday, 29 March 2019
    29 Mar 2019 10:15am - 29 Mar 2019 11:15am (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This seminar is designed to unlock the secrets to free legal research sites and tools. This seminar will provide a step by step guide to research legislation, case law and other legal material online using the latest free tools. Discover a wide range of available online resources you never knew existed.

    Presented by: Lauren Marr, Legal Research Librarian, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 4 Point Marathon, Friday 29 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 9:00am - 28 Mar 2019 10:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Recent cases show that uncertainties or ignorance of the impact and requirements of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) (‘the Act’) can result in strong criticism, costs penalties and even referrals to the Legal Services Commissioner. This ever-evolving area and ongoing interpretation of the Act requires that practitioners be up to date with the requirements and risks associated with non-compliance.

    This session will address how far the Act is affecting the conduct of negotiations, procedure and litigation in Victoria as well as significant cases up to March 2019.

    Presented by: Dan Coombes, Barrister, Victorian Bar

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 6 Point Marathon, Thursday 28 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Friday, 29 March 2019
    29 Mar 2019 12:45pm - 29 Mar 2019 1:45pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Do you sometimes work with ‘challenging colleagues’? Are your clients pushing you to your limits? Are you fed up? Want some strategies to communicate and deal with tricky situations?

    This seminar is designed to provide practical and durable communication techniques and strategies. It will also outline the legal responsibilities vis a vis communication with clients and will include:

    • Choosing the most appropriate communication method, ie- email, face to face meetings
    • Building rapport and trust
    • Developing empathy
    • Obligations to communicate with your client pursuant to the Uniform Law
    • Recognising and avoiding legal liability for bullying and harassment when dealing with challenging colleagues and clients

    Keeping it real in 2019!

    Presented by: Emma Hines, General Manager - Victoria, Shine Lawyers

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 4 Point Marathon, Friday 29 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 11:30am - 28 Mar 2019 12:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Recent significant cases highlight the risks (and consequences) of negotiating settlements without clearly committing all relevant elements to writing on the spot. 

    The importance of clear written communication at the relevant moment in time is critical, and the cases demonstrates what can happen if the parties have differing views on how the matter has settled.

    This session will provide guidance on how best to approach verbal and written communication at the time of settlement to ensure clarity and effectiveness, and to minimise risk of a settlement going astray.

    Presented by: Katherine Brazenor, Barrister, Victorian Bar

    and

    Adam Baker, Barrister, Victorian Bar

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 6 Point Marathon, Thursday 28 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Friday, 29 March 2019
    29 Mar 2019 11:30am - 29 Mar 2019 12:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Have you relied on naming a communication Without Prejudice and then found out its not? Do you know the essential advice you should give your client to reduce risking LPP? How is social media affecting these fundamental legal concepts? 


    This seminar will provide guidance on identifying when legal professional privilege applies and how it applies in practice.
    This session will cover:

    • the scope of legal professional privilege; and
    • applying the dominant purpose test.
    • waiver of privilege; and
    • practical tips for maintaining privilege.

    This session will also address what communications are truly Without Prejudice and what are the imposters. And outline the risks faced in mismanaging these communications.

    Presented by: Paul Duggan, Barrister, Victorian Bar

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 4 Point Marathon, Friday 29 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00
  • Thursday, 28 March 2019
    28 Mar 2019 10:15am - 28 Mar 2019 11:15am (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Recent national and international cyberattacks show that no person, law firm, business or organisation is immune from a potential attack. All organisations need to be aware of the risks posed by cloud computing, metadata, social media and other IT platforms and technologies used by organisations and staff. Cyber hackers, scammers and criminals continue to evolve methods of infiltration and attack. It is imperative to keep up with the latest technology and protection methods to thwart potential problems.

    This session will advise how to best prevent an attack on your client’s confidential, sensitive information and your organisation’s reputation and integrity. It will also address the impact that electronic tampering and invasion has on your professional liability.

    Be armed with the most up to date knowledge on how to best manage and mitigate risk in this evolving area.

    Presented by: Dudley Kneller, Partner, Madgwicks Lawyers

     

    This seminar can be booked individually or as part of our CPD Mix & Match 6 Point Marathon, Thursday 28 March.
    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    1.0
    $100.00