Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Jul 2020)
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
Product Code W20038
Total CPD Units: 11.0

Professional Skills: 2.0
Substantive Law: 9.0
$725.00
(includes GST)

Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Jul 2020)

11.0
27 Jul 2020 9:00am - 28 Jul 2020 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: 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.