|Start time||30 May 2019 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||30 May 2019 12:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne|
|Speaker||See full program for details.|
|Catering||Includes morning tea and refreshments|
|Designed for||Legal practitioners|
VCAT Practice and Procedure Half Day Conference
Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne
This event is chaired by:
Ian Lulham, Deputy President and Director, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
VCAT – Powers, Practice & Procedure
This session is a must for all those who practice in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal jurisdiction!
Tribunals such as VCAT have no inherent jurisdiction. VCAT has original and review jurisdiction only. Our presenter will give an overview of VCAT’s jurisdiction, structure and limitations and outline in which circumstances VCAT is the most appropriate jurisdiction to initiate proceedings.
Finally, the degree of formality involved in proceedings before VCAT varies considerably.
This session is designed to build confidence when preparing documents to be submitted to and appearing before VCAT and will outline the mistakes you need to avoid.
Presented by: Suzanne Kirton, Senior Member, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Prepare and Presenting the Evidence:
Practitioners must be aware of how to deal with documents and other forms of evidence before VCAT.
This session will discuss everything you need to know when preparing and presenting your next case at VCAT to ensure you’re fully prepared to put your best evidence forward whilst remaining attentive of the unique practical and evidentiary consequences in this jurisdiction.
This session will outline the rules and regulations for Expert Evidence in VCAT and will cover topics including:
Presented by: Eric Riegler, Deputy President, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Substantive Law: 3.0