Pleadings - Draft with confidence (Oct 2020)
Start time 30 Oct 2020 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 30 Oct 2020 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Speaker David Kim, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Catering -
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code W20044
Total CPD Units: 5.5

Professional Skills: 2.75
Substantive Law: 2.75
(includes GST)

Pleadings - Draft with confidence (Oct 2020)

30 Oct 2020 9:00am - 30 Oct 2020 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

This workshop is designed to help practitioners understand the parameters and secrets to drafting effective pleadings. Well drawn pleadings can prevent costly interlocutory disputes and provide a basis to embark on successful litigation. Participants draft pleadings using various fact scenarios and receive feedback and evaluation in this interactive and practical workshop.

Topics include: the rules of pleadings, statements of claim, defences and subsequent pleadings, set-offs and counter-claims, particulars, identifying faulty pleadings and drafting tips and traps.'s picture

Presented by: David Kim, 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'.


In light of the recent COVID-19 updates and associated restrictions; Leo Cussen Centre for Law considers that it is in the best interests of all stakeholders for all upcoming Workshops to be held remotely. 

What this means:

  • Workshops will be held on the same date, at the same time as originally scheduled, in an online live-stream format for the foreseeable future;
  • Leo Cussen has successfully hosted workshops, seminars and conferences remotely including interactive sessions and we hope you enjoy attending the program from the convenience of your own environment.