Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Nov 2021)
Start time 29 Nov 2021 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 30 Nov 2021 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Speaker Brad Wright - Barrister, Victorian Bar
Catering -
Designed for Legal Practitioners
Product Code W21053
Total CPD Points: 11.0

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

Litigation - A practical guide to operating in the Victorian Courts (Nov 2021)

29 Nov 2021 9:00am - 30 Nov 2021 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

This practical workshop focuses on the major jurisdictions with a particular focus on the Magistrates', County, Supreme Courts with reference to the Federal Court and VCAT. You can be confident that you will have a practical working knowledge and understanding of the operation of these courts including pre litigation correspondence and related documents to enable you to represent your client with assurance.

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

Note: This workshop runs for 2 days.

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Presented by: Brad Wright, Barrister, Victorian Bar

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'.