|Speaker||Phil Farrelly, System Architect, Kala Computer Pty Ltd|
|Date||12 Aug 2020|
Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 1.0
Practice Management & Business Skills: 1.0
Professional Skills: 1.0
3 Point Intensive
Dealing with Cyber Security During a Pandemic
With the increase of cyber threats and data breaches, no one is immune from the risks associated with using online networks.
Law firms manage highly confidential and valuable data, which makes them a prime target for cyber criminals. As such, law firms and practitioners need to make every effort to understand the types of threats, how to mitigate the risks and how to act when there is a breach. Being prepared is one of the best defenses for practitioners and their firms.
This session will provide you with an essential guide and include:
Presenter: Phil Farrelly, System Architect, Kala Computer Pty Ltd
How To Communicate Effectively With Clients and Colleagues During COVID-19
Are the circumstances of COVID-19 making it difficult to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues? Is the added stress of isolation, uncertainty and additional sensitivity making a difficult conversation with a client or colleague even more challenging? Do you need some strategies to communicate and deal with these tricky situations?
This session is designed to provide practical and durable communication techniques and strategies and will include:
Presenter: Leah Hickey, Special Counsel, Shine Lawyers
Ethics – A New Dawn
With recent revelations and public scandals, the public may think that lawyers often fall short of their professional duties and ethical obligations. Behaviour in the workplace can expose lawyers to misconduct allegations and the Regulators are focussing a spotlight on misbehaviour.
In an era when both lawyers and clients are relying on new and emerging technologies to enable legal work to be done, legal competence requires an understanding of the ethical risks that come with use of that technology. What knowledge is required in order to be regarded as competent.
Mistakes that are happening now may be the basis of an ethical complaint in the future. With work, home and financial pressures mounting, it is more important than ever to evaluate the risks and take steps to avoid potential problems.
In this session hear from a leading ethics practitioner on these issues with particular focus on:
Don’t miss this informative and valuable session.
Presenter: Michael Dolan, Special Counsel, Law Institute of Victoria
What is included:
A video of the presentation in mp4 format
Paper material in pdf format
* This Webcast does not allow WA practitioners to claim CPD points