• 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
  • Monday, 9 December 2019 - Tuesday, 10 December 2019
    9 Dec 2019 9:00am - 10 Dec 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 9 - Tuesday 10 December 2019

    Time:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    $865.00
  • 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