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Advocacy Masterclass: Cross-Examination

27 November 2019
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

More and more frequently solicitors are required to run their own trials or hearings. Cross-Examination is a critical part of the hearing process. Join Patrick Griffin SC and experienced solicitor advocate David Evenden at this practical workshop for advocates who want to hone their cross-examination skills. 

The workshop will involve both theory and practical advocacy exercises in a real courtroom environment. Learn when to cross-examine, practise how to “close the gates”, and explore different techniques to discredit a witness and their testimony..              

Patrick Griffin SC
David Evenden, Solicitor 

Premium price: $270

Standard price: $386

Masterclass: advocacy in practice

5 February 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

Build your confidence in the courtroom by joining Patrick Griffin SC and experienced solicitor advocate David Evenden for this practical half-day workshop on oral advocacy.
The course will give you the opportunity to hone your advocacy skills, and will also cover a range of essential topics and tips relating to: 

• Court etiquette 
• Ethical issues 
• Appearing at directions hearings/mentions/interlocutory applications 
• Pleas in mitigation

Patrick Griffin SC, 7 Garfield Barwick Chambers
David Evenden, Solicitor, Legal Aid NSW

Premium price: $270

Standard price: $386

Masterclass: written advocacy

12 February 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
Persuasive writing is an essential skill when advocating for your client. Join Dr Elisabeth Peden SC, barrister and Professor at the University of Sydney, for a masterclass on Written Advocacy, which will give you an enhanced understanding of drafting and structuring submissions and help you to apply the relevant rules and procedures to your drafting.

During the masterclass you will critique submissions, look at ways to plan submissions, and practice drafting submissions. Although the course will focus heavily on written submissions, you will learn drafting skills that you can apply across any type of written advocacy.
Dr Elisabeth Peden SC, Barrister, Third Floor Wentworth Chambers

Premium price: $270

Standard price: $386

Masterclass: migration law practice and procedure

28 February 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 Nick Poynder and David Prince for a masterclass on migration law, covering topics such as:
  •  Practical tips when preparing for a review
  •  Practice and procedure in the Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court of Australia
Nick Poynder, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers
David Prince, Principal Solicitor, Kinslor Prince Lawyers

Premium price: $270

Standard price: $386

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

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: $270

Standard price: $386

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