|Start time||27 Jul 2020 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||28 Jul 2020 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne|
|Speaker||Bradley Wright, Barrister, Victorian Bar|
|Catering||Includes morning tea, lunch & refreshments|
|Designed for||Legal practitioners|
Professional Skills: 2.0
Substantive Law: 9.0
Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Jul 2020)
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
- Service of documents
- Initiating proceedings
- Preparing complaints
- Statements of claim
- Undefended actions
- Applications for orders and summary judgement
- Affidavits in support
- Defended actions and defences
- Directions hearings
- Set off
- Expert evidence
- Witness statements
- Setting down for hearing/trial
- Risk management
- GST related issues
Presented by: Bradley Wright, 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'.
At Leo Cussen, your safety is paramount. Our practical Workshops are hosted on-site in small groups with limited numbers whilst adhering to strict safe social distancing measures in all areas. Leo Cussen undertakes regular enhanced cleaning of all areas of our premises. Hand sanitiser, contactless registration, soft copy materials, individual catering packs and trained staff all assist in ensuring you can enjoy your on-site experience at Leo Cussen Centre for Law.
*Disposable masks will also be available if government guidelines require.