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Mandatory Rule 6.1 - all law

25 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 12:15 PM

The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners, while earning three CPD units.

Topics include:
  • Legal ethics
  • Legal costs
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Proudly sponsored by



Sue-Ella Prodonovich, Principal, Prodonovich Advisory

Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Madeleine Porter, Costs Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $215

Standard price: $305

Masterclass: drafting pleadings

2 March 2020
4 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 1:15 PM

 


The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Join Dr Elisabeth Peden SC, barrister and Professor at the University of Sydney, for a masterclass on drafting pleadings. Learn what to include, what to exclude, and how to plead in a way that really strengthens your case, whether you are acting for the plaintiff, defendant, or cross-claimant.

During the masterclass you will gain an enhanced understanding of how to structure and draft pleadings, what information is required in pleadings, and apply the relevant rules and procedures to your drafting.

Dr Elisabeth Peden SC, Third Floor Wentworth Chambers

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420

Professionalism, integrity and ethics for the modern lawyer

3 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 12:15 PM




The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Join Serryn O’Reagan for a discussion about what it means to be a modern lawyer, what it means to be professional, and how integrity and ethics underpin modern legal practice. Aimed at transcendence above the minimum standards set for the profession, Serryn will guide you to examine these issues from a new perspective and look at their practical application to your practice. This session offers a new way of looking at ethics and professional responsibility, practice management and business skills, and professional skills.
Serryn O'Regan, Executive Manager Governance & General Counsel, Evolve College

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420

Mandatory rule 6.1 - all law

3 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
01:00 PM 04:15 PM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners while earning three CPD units.

Topics include:
  • Win-win communication
  • Legal ethics
  • Trust account cases & irregularities

This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Proudly sponsored by



Rachel Setti, Director, Rachel Setti Consulting
Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW
Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $215

Standard price: $305

Mandatory rule 6.1 - civil litigators

4 March 2020
4 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 1:15 PM

  



The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by civil litigators, while earning four CPD units.

Topics include:

  • Professional standards in advocacy
  • Legal ethics
  • Building client relationships
  • Case law update

This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, Professional Skills, and Substantive Law.


Proudly sponsored by


John McKenzie, Legal Services Commissioner, Department of Justice

Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Talitha Fishburn, Barrister, Wardell Chambers

Premium price: $245

Standard price: $350

Blue Knot Foundation: trauma informed practice

4 March 2020
3.5 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 01:00 PM

 

The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Join specialist trainers from Blue Knot Foundation for this half-day interactive course and gain the knowledge and skills to better assist, advocate for and support clients impacted by diverse traumas, past and present. This course is based on current research and provides insight into the emotional and behavioural expressions of traumatic stress. Participants will build the resources, tools and strategies they need to minimise the risks of retraumatisation and enhance outcomes for their clients, themselves and the firms or organisations in which they work.

Julie Dombrowski, Blue Knot Foundation

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420

Legal implications of the Aged Care Royal Commission

5 March 2020
2 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 11:00 AM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Join Kim Boettcher, Lucinda Smith and Alison Choy Flannigan for a two hour panel discussion examining the recent findings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and its implications for elder law and other practice areas.

Kim Boettcher, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers
Lucinda Smith, Partner, Thomson Geer Lawyers
Alison Choy Flannigan, Partner, Hall & Wilcox Smarter Law

Premium price: $200

Standard price: $285

Mandatory rule 6.1 - all law

5 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 12:15 PM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners, while earning three CPD units.

Topics include:
  • Persuasive messaging
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Proudly sponsored by



Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Duncan Young, Director, Duncan Young Consulting

Premium price: $215

Standard price: $305

Young lawyer’s one day intensive – property law

7 March 2020
6 CPD Units Face-to-face    
09:00 AM 04:15 PM

More details TBC


The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
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Premium price: $200

Standard price: $385

Mandatory rule 6.1 - all law

10 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
01:00 PM 4:15 PM




The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners, while earning three CPD units.

Topics include:
  • Trust account cases and irregularities
  • Legal ethics
  • Influencing in writing - deepdive
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Proudly sponsored by


Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW
Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW
Sue Tomat, Director, GumLeafGreen

Premium price: $215

Standard price: $305

Mandatory Rule 6.1 - personal injury lawyers

10 March 2020
4 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 1:15 PM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by personal injury legal practitioners, while earning four CPD units.

Topics include:

  • Compliance driving profit
  • Legal ethics in personal injury matters
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive Law. 

Proudly sponsored by



Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Con Ktenas, Lawyer, Stacks Goudkamp

Premium price: $245

Standard price: $350

Mandatory Rule 6.1 - family lawyers

11 March 2020
4 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 1:15 PM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by family lawyers, while earning four CPD units.

Topics include:

  • Managing client expectations using assertiveness
  • Legal ethics in family law
  • Productivity skills for lawyers
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive Law. 

Proudly sponsored by



Sue Tomat, Director, GumLeafGreen

Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar, Principal, Coleman-Greig

Premium price: $245

Standard price: $350

Masterclass: bankruptcy and insolvency half-day

12 March 2020
4 CPD Units Face-to-face
01:00 PM 5:15 PM


The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Join legal experts for a masterclass on bankruptcy and insolvency.
Ben Sewell, Principal, Sewell & Kettle Lawyers
Jason Harris, Professor of Corporate Law, The University of Sydney
Third presenter - TBC 

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420

Mandatory rule 6.1 - all law

12 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 12:15 PM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by legal practitioners, while earning three CPD units.

Topics include:
  • Legal ethics
  • Legal costs
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Proudly sponsored by



Sue Tomat, Director, GumLeafGreen

Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

John Fleming, Professional Support Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales

Premium price: $215

Standard price: $305

Lawcover's traps in litigation risk briefing - Live webinar

12 March 2020
1 CPD Unit Live webinar 
01:00 PM 02:00 PM

practice management & business skills 

Online

Litigation practice is complex and varied. Awareness of the traps, current and emerging risks and common errors could be the difference between a professional negligence claim and a successful outcome.

 • Real claims and cases – how and why do they occur?
 • Traps and common errors
 • Claims prevention and risk management in everyday practice

Mel Fenton, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover

Premium price: $65

Standard price: $95

Whistleblower protection laws in practice

12 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 12:15 PM

 

The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

New whistleblower protections are now in force, with the requirement to have a whistleblower policy becoming mandatory from 1 January 2020. Join Shana Schreier-Joffe, Consulting Principal at Keypoint Law, for a masterclass covering the practical aspects of implementing the new whistleblower laws in your organisation. You will look at how you can ensure the organisation has the following: 

  • An appropriate whistleblower policy 
  • The procedures and mechanisms to deal with complaints 
  • The training requirements to ensure compliance 
  • The many practical issues raised by the new laws and how best to deal with these
Shana Schreier-Joffe, Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420

Advocating at NCAT

13 March 2020
4 CPD Units Face-to-face    
09:00 AM 01:15 PM
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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Join Patrick Griffin SC, a leading advocacy instructor and administrative law counsel, for a morning session that will examine the special considerations when appearing at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT). 

With over 81,000 hearings conducted in NCAT in the last year alone, solicitors are more frequently appearing in tribunal disputes and are required to develop tribunal-specific advocacy skills. The session will explore preparation for NCAT matters, advocacy techniques for tribunal appearances and oral and written submissions for NCAT.

Patrick Griffin SC

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420

Mandatory Rule 6.1 - small law & sole practitioners

13 March 2020
3 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 12:15 PM

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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hear from legal experts as they discuss some of the current issues faced by small law or sole practitioners, while earning three CPD units.

Topics include:
  • Effective password management
  • Update on ethics
  • Building client relationships
This program complies with the Rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 under the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Professional Skills.

Proudly sponsored by



Philippe Doyle Gray, Barrister, 8 Wentworth Chambers

Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $215

Standard price: $305

Young lawyer's one day intensive - environment and planning law

14 March 2020
7.5 CPD Units Face-to-face    
09:00 AM 04:15 PM

More details TBC


The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
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Premium price: $450

Standard price: $800

Conveyancing: recent developments and practical applications

17 March 2020
2 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 11:00 AM


The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Join Tony Cahill for a two hour morning session investigating both recent developments in conveyancing and practical tips for running matters in the eConveyancing world.

Tony Cahill, Legal Author and Presenter

Premium price: $200

Standard price: $285

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