Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Jul 2019)
Start time 24 Jul 2019 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 25 Jul 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne
Speaker Chris Hender, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Catering Includes morning tea, lunch & refreshments
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code W19039

Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Jul 2019)

24 Jul 2019 9:00am - 25 Jul 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

This practical two day workshop provides an overview of the major jurisdictions with a particular focus on Magistrates', County, Supreme Courts with reference to Federal Court and VCAT.

The program includes:

  •     Pre-litigation correspondence
  •     Without prejudice communications
  •     Offers of compromise
  •     Deciding jurisdiction
  •     Parties
  •     Service of documents
  •     Initiating proceedings
  •     Preparing complaints
  •     Pleadings
  •     Writs
  •     Statements of claim
  •     Undefended actions
  •     Applications for orders and summary judgement
  •     Affidavits in support
  •     Defended actions and defences
  •     Directions hearings
  •     Counterclaims
  •     Set off
  •     Joinder
  •     Particulars
  •     Discovery
  •     Interrogatories
  •     Expert evidence
  •     Witness statements
  •     Setting down for hearing/trial
  •     Risk management
  •     GST related issues

 

Presented by: Chris Hender, Barrister, Victorian Bar

Note: This workshop runs for 2 days.

Essentials are workshops for lawyers new to, or wanting to update knowledge in, particular skills or practice areas. These workshops aim to cover the 'essentials'.


Total CPD Units: 11.0

Professional Skills: 2.0
Substantive Law: 9.0
$695.00
(includes GST)
11.0