• November 2019

  • Monday, 25 November 2019 - Friday, 29 November 2019
    25 Nov 2019 9:00am - 29 Nov 2019 1:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should be able to demonstrate oral communication skills, legal interviewing skills, advocacy skills, negotiation and dispute resolution skills, letter writing skills and legal drafting skills.

     

    This interactive workshop is led by well-respected Victorian practitioners, who have drawn on their years of experience to bring the content of the course to ‘life.’ Participants are encouraged to demonstrate what they have learned through the use of scenarios and role plays, ensuring they develop an understanding of how theory may be applied in practice.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Communicating effectively
    • Cross-cultural awareness
    • Interviewing clients
    • Writing letters
    • Drafting other documents
    • Negotiating settlements and agreements
    • Facilitating early resolution of disputes
    • Representing a client in a legal forum

     

     

    Date:     Monday 25 - Friday 29 November 2019

    Time:     9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon-Thurs)

    9.00am - 1:15pm (Fri)

    $1,550.00
    Limited places remaining!
  • December 2019

  • Wednesday, 4 December 2019 - Friday, 6 December 2019
    4 Dec 2019 9:00am - 6 Dec 2019 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry-level lawyer should be able to conduct standard commercial transactions such as the sale or purchase of a small business. The lawyer should be able to set up standard business structures using entities such as companies, trusts and partnerships; provide basic advice on finance and securities and the obligations of companies and their officers; and appreciate the type of advice needed to assess the revenue implications of standard commercial transactions.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Conducting commercial transactions
    • Setting up commercial structures
    • Dealing with loans and securities
    • Advising on revenue law and practice

     

     

    Date:     Wednesday 4 - Friday 6 December 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $1,095.00
    Limited places remaining!
  • Friday, 13 December 2019
    13 Dec 2019 9:00am - 13 Dec 2019 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should be able to manage workload, work habits and work practices in a way that ensures that clients’ matters are dealt with in a timely and cost-effective manner.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Managing personal time
    • Managing risk
    • Managing files
    • Keeping the client informed
    • Working cooperatively
    • Self-management

     

     

    Date:     Friday 13 December 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $645.00
  • February 2020

  • Thursday, 13 February 2020 - Friday, 14 February 2020
    13 Feb 2020 9:00am - 14 Feb 2020 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should act ethically and demonstrate professional responsibility and professional courtesy in all dealings with clients, the courts, the community and other lawyers. In accordance with the National Competency Standards for Entry Level Lawyers, this topic covers:

    • Acting ethically
    • Knowing when to raise ethical problems with others
    • Discharging the legal duties and obligations of legal practitioners
    • Complying with professional conduct rules
    • Complying with fiduciary duties
    • Avoiding conflicts of interest
    • Acting courteously
    • Complying with rules relating to the charging of fees
    • Being aware of the importance of pro bono contributions

     

     

    Date:     Thursday 13 - Friday 14 February 2020

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $885.00
  • Monday, 17 February 2020 - Friday, 21 February 2020
    17 Feb 2020 9:00am - 21 Feb 2020 1:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should be able to demonstrate oral communication skills, legal interviewing skills, advocacy skills, negotiation and dispute resolution skills, letter writing skills and legal drafting skills.

     

    This interactive workshop is led by well-respected Victorian practitioners, who have drawn on their years of experience to bring the content of the course to ‘life.’ Participants are encouraged to demonstrate what they have learned through the use of scenarios and role plays, ensuring they develop an understanding of how theory may be applied in practice.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Communicating effectively
    • Cross-cultural awareness
    • Interviewing clients
    • Writing letters
    • Drafting other documents
    • Negotiating settlements and agreements
    • Facilitating early resolution of disputes
    • Representing a client in a legal forum

     

     

    Date:     Monday 17 - Friday 21 February 2020

    Time:     9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon-Thurs)

    9.00am - 1:15pm (Fri)

    $1,625.00
  • Monday, 24 February 2020
    24 Feb 2020 9:00am - 24 Feb 2020 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should be able to manage workload, work habits and work practices in a way that ensures that clients’ matters are dealt with in a timely and cost-effective manner.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Managing personal time
    • Managing risk
    • Managing files
    • Keeping the client informed
    • Working cooperatively
    • Self-management

     

     

    Date:     Monday 24 February 2020

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $675.00
  • March 2020

  • Thursday, 5 March 2020 - Friday, 6 March 2020
    5 Mar 2020 9:00am - 6 Mar 2020 12:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should have sufficient knowledge, skills and values to maintain trust and general account records according to law and good practice, to the extent usually permitted and expected of an employed solicitor.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Understanding relevant fiduciary and other duties
    • Receiving money
    • Making outlays
    • Rendering costs

     

     

    Date:     Thursday 5 - Friday 6 March 2020

    Time:     9:00am - 5:00pm (Day 1)

    9:00am - 12:00pm (Day 2)

    $785.00
  • Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - Thursday, 19 March 2020
    18 Mar 2020 9:00am - 19 Mar 2020 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer who practises in administrative law should be able to obtain information for clients under freedom of information legislation, seek review of administrative decisions, and represent parties before courts and administrative tribunals.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Obtaining information
    • Obtaining review of administrative decisions
    • Representing a client

     

     

    Date:      Wednesday 18 - Thursday 19 March 2020

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $885.00
  • April 2020

  • Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - Friday, 3 April 2020
    1 Apr 2020 9:00am - 3 Apr 2020 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry-level lawyer should be able to convey, lease and mortgage real property. The lawyer should also be able to provide general advice in standard matters arising under local government, planning, environment or other legislation regulating land use in that State or Territory.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Transferring title
    • Creating leases
    • Creating and releasing securities
    • Advising on land use
    • Advising on revenue implications

     

     

    Date:     Wednesday 1 - Friday 3 April 2020

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $1,150.00
  • Thursday, 16 April 2020 - Friday, 17 April 2020
    16 Apr 2020 9:00am - 17 Apr 2020 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should act ethically and demonstrate professional responsibility and professional courtesy in all dealings with clients, the courts, the community and other lawyers. In accordance with the National Competency Standards for Entry Level Lawyers, this topic covers:

    • Acting ethically
    • Knowing when to raise ethical problems with others
    • Discharging the legal duties and obligations of legal practitioners
    • Complying with professional conduct rules
    • Complying with fiduciary duties
    • Avoiding conflicts of interest
    • Acting courteously
    • Complying with rules relating to the charging of fees
    • Being aware of the importance of pro bono contributions

     

     

    Date:     Thursday 16 - Friday 17 April 2020

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $885.00
  • Monday, 20 April 2020 - Wednesday, 22 April 2020
    20 Apr 2020 9:00am - 22 Apr 2020 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry-level lawyer should be able to conduct standard commercial transactions such as the sale or purchase of a small business. The lawyer should be able to set up standard business structures using entities such as companies, trusts and partnerships; provide basic advice on finance and securities and the obligations of companies and their officers; and appreciate the type of advice needed to assess the revenue implications of standard commercial transactions.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Conducting commercial transactions
    • Setting up commercial structures
    • Dealing with loans and securities
    • Advising on revenue law and practice

     

     

    Date:     Monday 20 - Wednesday 22 April 2020

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $1,150.00
  • Monday, 27 April 2020 - Friday, 1 May 2020
    27 Apr 2020 9:00am - 1 May 2020 1:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry level lawyer should be able to demonstrate oral communication skills, legal interviewing skills, advocacy skills, negotiation and dispute resolution skills, letter writing skills and legal drafting skills.

     

    This interactive workshop is led by well-respected Victorian practitioners, who have drawn on their years of experience to bring the content of the course to ‘life.’ Participants are encouraged to demonstrate what they have learned through the use of scenarios and role plays, ensuring they develop an understanding of how theory may be applied in practice.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Communicating effectively
    • Cross-cultural awareness
    • Interviewing clients
    • Writing letters
    • Drafting other documents
    • Negotiating settlements and agreements
    • Facilitating early resolution of disputes
    • Representing a client in a legal forum

     

     

    Date:     Monday 27 April - Friday 1 May 2020

    Time:     9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon-Thurs)

    9.00am - 1:15pm (Fri)

    $1,625.00