• July 2019

  • Monday, 22 July 2019 - Friday, 26 July 2019
    22 Jul 2019 9:00am - 26 Jul 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 22 - Friday 26 July 2019

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

    9.00am - 1:15pm (Fri)

    $1,550.00
    Event Full
  • August 2019

  • Monday, 5 August 2019
    5 Aug 2019 9:00am - 5 Aug 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:     Monday, 5 August 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $645.00
    Filling Fast!
  • Wednesday, 7 August 2019 - Friday, 9 August 2019
    7 Aug 2019 9:00am - 9 Aug 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 7 - Friday 9 August 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $1,095.00
  • Monday, 12 August 2019 - Wednesday, 14 August 2019
    12 Aug 2019 9:00am - 14 Aug 2019 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:     Monday 12 - Wednesday 14 August 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $1,095.00
  • Monday, 19 August 2019 - Tuesday, 20 August 2019
    19 Aug 2019 9:00am - 20 Aug 2019 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:     Monday 19 - Tuesday 20 August 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $865.00
    Event Full
  • Monday, 26 August 2019 - Tuesday, 27 August 2019
    26 Aug 2019 9:00am - 27 Aug 2019 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:     Monday 26 - Tuesday 27 August 2019

    Time:     9:00am - 5:00pm (Day 1)

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

    $765.00
    Filling Fast!
  • September 2019

  • Monday, 2 September 2019
    2 Sep 2019 9:00am - 2 Sep 2019 1:15pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    This topic covers the risk management element of Work Management and Business Skills and will cover:

    • Conducting client matters in such a way as to minimise risk to the client, lawyer and the firm, arising from missed deadlines, negligence or failure to comply with the law, a court or other body
    • Recognising the limits of an entry level lawyer's expertise and experience, and instruction on how to refer matters where required

     

     

    Date:     Monday 2 September 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 1:15 PM

    $455.00
  • Monday, 9 September 2019 - Friday, 13 September 2019
    9 Sep 2019 9:00am - 13 Sep 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 9 - Friday 13 September 2019

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

    9.00am - 1:15pm (Fri)

    $1,550.00
  • Thursday, 19 September 2019 - Friday, 20 September 2019
    19 Sep 2019 9:00am - 20 Sep 2019 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 19 - Friday 20 September 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $865.00
  • October 2019

  • Thursday, 3 October 2019 - Friday, 4 October 2019
    3 Oct 2019 9:00am - 4 Oct 2019 5:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
    Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

    An entry-level lawyer who practises in the area of employment and industrial relations should be able to advise clients on the relevant law and procedures, represent clients in negotiations, and initiate and respond to applications in relevant State and Federal courts and tribunals.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Assessing the merits of the dispute and identifying the dispute resolution alternatives
    • Advising clients on procedures
    • Commencing negotiations
    • Initiating and responding to proceedings
    • Representing the client
    • Taking action to implement outcomes

     

     

    Date:     Thursday 3 - Friday 4 October 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $865.00
    Filling Fast!
  • Monday, 7 October 2019 - Tuesday, 8 October 2019
    7 Oct 2019 9:00am - 8 Oct 2019 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:     Monday 7 - Tuesday 8 October 2019

    Time:     9:00am - 5:00pm (Day 1)

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

    $765.00
  • Monday, 14 October 2019 - Wednesday, 16 October 2019
    14 Oct 2019 9:00am - 16 Oct 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 civil litigation in first instance matters in one or more State or Territory courts of general jurisdiction, in both a timely and cost-effective manner.

     

    This topic covers:

    • Assessing the merits of a case and identifying dispute resolution alternatives
    • Advising on costs of litigation
    • Initiating and responding to claims
    • Taking and responding to interlocutory and default proceedings
    • Gathering and presenting evidence
    • Negotiating settlements
    • Taking action to enforce orders and settlement agreements

     

     

    Date:     Monday 14 - Wednesday 16 October 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $1,095.00