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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: $270

Standard price: $386

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: $190

Standard price: $271

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'Regan for a bird’s eye view into operating successfully in the post-Royal Commission World, including:
  
  • Managing the increased risk following the Royal Commission (whichever area of law you practice in) – how to be ahead of anticipated regulatory changes and a changing business environment.
  • The skills you need as a lawyer of the modern era.
This course offers a timely shake-up and new perspective for the profession to set it ahead of the game, and not in reaction to recent events. Are you ready to be a true leader?

Serryn O'Regan, Executive Manager Governance & General Counsel, Evolve College

Premium price: $210

Standard price: $300

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: $210

Standard price: $300

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: $270

Standard price: $386

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.

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: $190

Standard price: $271

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 for a two hour morning session 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

Premium price: $180

Standard price: $257

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
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: $190

Standard price: $271

Young lawyer’s one day intensive – property law

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

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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 - 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: $210

Standard price: $300

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:

  • Legal ethics in family law
  • 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, 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: $210

Standard price: $300

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
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Premium price: $270

Standard price: $386

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: $190

Standard price: $271

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: $270

Standard price: $386

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: $190

Standard price: $271

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

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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: $180

Standard price: $257

Mandatory Rule 6.1 - all law

17 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:
  • Trust account cases and irregularities
  • Legal ethics

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



Anna Hinder, Principal, Searl Street Consulting

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

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

Premium price: $190

Standard price: $271

Mandatory rule 6.1 - commercial lawyers

18 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 commercial legal practitioners, while earning four CPD units.

Topics include:

  • Legal ethics in commercial law
  • Managing and preventing burnout
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 Practice Management, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Professional Skills and Substantive Law (4 CPD units).

Proudly sponsored by



Jason Harris, Professor of Corporate Law, The University of Sydney
Paul Monaghan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW
Thea O'Connor, Wellbeing & Productivity Advisor, Speaker & Coach
Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of NSW

Premium price: $210

Standard price: $300

Elder law, wills & estates one day intensive

18 March 2020
6 CPD Units Face-to-face
09:00 AM 04:15 PM
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The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Overview:

Join this full day intensive program specifically tailored to Elder Law,  wills and estate planning practitioners. Experts specialising in this area will cover many of the thorny issues that you might face in your day to day practice. You will leave the day with knowledge of the most current laws and cases and an expanded skill set for driving the continued growth and success of your practice.

Topics include:

  • Elder law abuse
  • Wills & Powers of Attorney - recent cases
  • Mediation skills
  • Legal capacity issues
  • Ethical issues in elder law, wills & estates

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

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Kim Boettcher, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers

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

Asheetha Jelliffe, Partner, Bridges Lawyers

Martin Gorrick, Mediator and Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney

Lauren Gidley, Legal Practitioner Director, Glass Goodwin

Premium price: $540

Standard price: $771

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