• June 2019

  • Wednesday, 19 June 2019
    19 Jun 2019 9:00am - 19 Jun 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation for staff joining a legal office or requiring a refresher in legal office essentials. The program includes:

    • An overview of the legal system and profession
    • Lawyers' professional and ethical responsibilities
    • Trust and office accounts
    • Communication skills in dealing with clients, barristers, other firms and courts
    • Preparing court documents
    • Preparing commercial documents
    • Dealing with complaints from clients
    • Record keeping
    • Basic costing of files
    • Technology based risk management
    • Document management protocols and responsibilities
    • Time and file management techniques
    • Dealing with legal staff

    Presented by: Suzanne Rieschieck, Principal, Russell Kennedy Pty Ltd 

    $425.00
  • July 2019

  • Thursday, 11 July 2019
    11 Jul 2019 9:00am - 11 Jul 2019 4:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This workshop will provide legal assistants with a thorough understanding of the practice, procedure and forms involved with Will drafting.

    Topics include:

    • Intestacy
    • Domestic partners
    • Using will precedents 
    • Common drafting practices 
    • Considerations in preparation of a will
    • Codicils
    • Execution
    • Revocation
    • Wills Storage
    • Testamentary capacity
    • Executor's duties and commissions
    • Trustees
    • Costing 

    Participants will gain confidence and a good understanding of the practice area to enable them to commence or continue their role supporting legal practitioners. 

    Presented by: Naomi Guyett, Senior Associate - LIV Accredited Wills + Estates Specialist, Lorraine Jones & Associates

    $425.00
  • August 2019

  • Thursday, 1 August 2019
    1 Aug 2019 9:00am - 1 Aug 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This workshop will provide legal assistants with a thorough understanding of the practice of Administration of Deceased Estates. Participants will be taken through the procedures and forms for obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration, the basic administration of estates, Testator’s Family Maintenance (Part iv) and the collection and transfer of assets.

    This workshop will give participants new to this area of practice or requiring a refresher good grounding to confidently begin work in this area.

    Presented by: Naomi Guyett, Senior Associate - LIV Accredited Wills + Estates Specialist, Lorraine Jones & Associates

    $425.00
  • Tuesday, 6 August 2019
    6 Aug 2019 9:00am - 6 Aug 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An overview of subdivisions including subdivision with bodies corporate, reading a plan of subdivision in strata, buying and selling off an unregistered plan, a brief explanation of company share schemes, stratum, strata and cluster.

    Presented by: David McKenzie, Lawyer, LMG Lawyers

    $425.00
  • Wednesday, 14 August 2019
    14 Aug 2019 9:00am - 14 Aug 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An introduction to the range of enforcement techniques that are available in Victoria, this workshop covers procedures for enforcing monetary orders, choosing the right procedure, and preparing the necessary documents.

    $425.00
  • Monday, 19 August 2019
    19 Aug 2019 9:00am - 19 Aug 2019 4:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Gain technical skills in conveyancing transactions which will equip you to confidently operate as a legal conveyancing clerk or assistant.

    This interactive and practical workshop covers the essentials, including the following topics:

    • Conduct title searches
    • Make applications for certificates and permits from statutory authorities
    • E-conveyancing and VOI (Verification of Identity)
    • Contracts for the sale of land
    • Vendors' statements
    • Transfers of land
    • Mortgage documentation
    • Settlement procedures, stamping and registration
    • Post settlement procedures

    This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the “what you need to know” of conveyancing. Attendees will gain a sound understanding of the procedures and processes involved in a conveyancing transaction from opening a file to post settlement.

    PEXA requirements will be covered during this Workshop.

    This workshop is ideal for legal support staff new to conveyancing or those requiring a refresher and will give good grounding to begin work in this area of practice.

    $425.00
  • September 2019

  • Thursday, 5 September 2019
    5 Sep 2019 9:00am - 5 Sep 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An introduction to basic family law procedures and forms with a particular emphasis on divorce including relevant legislation, procedural steps, consent orders and supporting documentation. Participants will also discuss client contact and related problems.

    The program also includes ancillary applications, role of conciliation, welfare reports, financial statements, problems relating to hearings, conduct of matters generally and costs.

    $425.00
  • October 2019

  • Wednesday, 2 October 2019
    2 Oct 2019 9:00am - 2 Oct 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Designed for legal support staff, this in-depth look at the procedures and processes involved in family law matters is a good way to kick-start or enhance your supporting role to legal practitioners.

    Topics include ancillary proceedings, dispute resolution, children’s matters, property applications, spousal maintenance, financial agreements, child support and maintenance, domestic violence, costings and briefing counsel.

    $425.00
  • Friday, 11 October 2019
    11 Oct 2019 9:00am - 11 Oct 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation for staff joining a legal office or requiring a refresher in legal office essentials. The program includes:

    • An overview of the legal system and profession
    • Lawyers' professional and ethical responsibilities
    • Trust and office accounts
    • Communication skills in dealing with clients, barristers, other firms and courts
    • Preparing court documents
    • Preparing commercial documents
    • Dealing with complaints from clients
    • Record keeping
    • Basic costing of files
    • Technology based risk management
    • Document management protocols and responsibilities
    • Time and file management techniques
    • Dealing with legal staff
    $425.00
  • Wednesday, 23 October 2019
    23 Oct 2019 9:00am - 23 Oct 2019 4:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    Gain technical skills in conveyancing transactions which will equip you to confidently operate as a legal conveyancing clerk or assistant.

    This interactive and practical workshop covers the essentials, including the following topics:

    • Conduct title searches
    • Make applications for certificates and permits from statutory authorities
    • E-conveyancing and VOI (Verification of Identity)
    • Contracts for the sale of land
    • Vendors' statements
    • Transfers of land
    • Mortgage documentation
    • Settlement procedures, stamping and registration
    • Post settlement procedures

    This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the “what you need to know” of conveyancing. Attendees will gain a sound understanding of the procedures and processes involved in a conveyancing transaction from opening a file to post settlement.

    PEXA requirements will be covered during this Workshop.

    This workshop is ideal for legal support staff new to conveyancing or those requiring a refresher and will give good grounding to begin work in this area of practice.

    $425.00
  • Thursday, 31 October 2019
    31 Oct 2019 9:00am - 31 Oct 2019 4:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This workshop will provide legal assistants with a thorough understanding of the practice, procedure and forms involved with Will drafting.

    Topics include:

    • Intestacy
    • Domestic partners
    • Using will precedents 
    • Common drafting practices 
    • Considerations in preparation of a will
    • Codicils
    • Execution
    • Revocation
    • Wills Storage
    • Testamentary capacity
    • Executor's duties and commissions
    • Trustees
    • Costing 

    Participants will gain confidence and a good understanding of the practice area to enable them to commence or continue their role supporting legal practitioners. 

    $425.00
  • November 2019

  • Friday, 1 November 2019
    1 Nov 2019 9:00am - 1 Nov 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An overview of subdivisions including subdivision with bodies corporate, reading a plan of subdivision in strata, buying and selling off an unregistered plan, a brief explanation of company share schemes, stratum, strata and cluster.

    $425.00