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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: $310

Standard price: $420

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: $310

Standard price: $420

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: $310

Standard price: $420

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

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

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

Enduring power of attorney masterclass

3 June 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
This half day masterclass is designed for solicitors wishing to gain a practical understanding of Enduring Powers of Attorney from the perspective of; the Principal, the Attorney, and the third party who deals with the attorney.

Topics covered:
  • History of Powers of Attorney - especially in relation to an Attorney’s authority
  • The Powers of Attorney Act 2003 
  • The 2013 form for an Enduring Power of Attorney 
  • The Court of Appeal’s decision in Taheri - v - Vitek 
  • An Attorney’s authority from the perspective of a third party 
  • An Attorney’s authority from the perspective of an Attorney
Darryl Browne, Principal, Browne Linkenbagh Legal Services

Premium price: $310

Standard price: $420