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Live Webinar: Traps in sale & purchase of business

31 October 2019
1 CPD Unit Live webinar 
01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Knowledge area:

  • Practice management and business skills

The most significant area for Lawcover claims and costs is the sale and purchase of business. By examining claims, this webinar will highlight the causes of claims against solicitors acting for vendors or purchasers of businesses. The webinar will also address the causes of claims against solicitors in commercial borrowing matters when acting for a lender or borrower, or, in some cases a guarantor..
Mike Devitt, Solicitor & Accredited Property Law Specialist

Premium price: $60

Standard price: $86

Risk briefing - Traps in litigation - Live webinar

25 September 2019
1 CPD Unit Live webinar 
01:00 PM 2:00 PM

Knowledge area:

  • Practice management and business skills

Through recent claims and case analysis, we examine the everyday risks in the area of litigation, how they impact your practice and what you can do to protect your clients and your practice.

  • Risks in litigation
  • What you can do to protect your clients
  • What you can do to protect your practice
Melissa Fenton

Premium price: $60

Standard price: $86

Rural Issues Conference

25 October 2019
6.5 CPD units   Face-to-face
 9:00 AM          5:00 PM

Knowledge Areas:
  • Practice management and business skills
  • Substantive law
InterContinental Hotel Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Legal Practitioners in regional and remote NSW work tirelessly for local communities while grappling with distinct and challenging issues. The highly anticipated Rural Issues Conference will be held on Friday, 25 October at InterContinental Hotel Sydney and will focus on the unique matters affecting practitioners in rural areas.

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Lawcover is offering two free workshops to Rural Issue Conference attendees on Thursday, 24 October 2019. These will be held at Law Society of NSW (170 Phillip St, Sydney 2000). Details below: 

Risk Briefing – Traps in Powers of Attorney from 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Risk Briefing - Tales from Lawcover’s “War Story” Chest from 2:00PM – 4:00PM 

To register please email or call 9286 8877. Proof of registration for the conference will need to be provided. 

Proudly sponsored by


The Hon. Melinda Pavey, Minister for Water, Property and Housing
The Hon. Ian Coleman SC, Culwulla Chambers
Keith Rovers, Partner, Minter Ellison
Emma Heuston, Founder, The Remote Expert
Hanna Jaireth, Farm Debt Mediation Officer, NSW Rural Assistance Authority
Peter Moffitt, Partner, Gordon Garling Moffitt
John Hennessey, Principal, Hennessey & Co
Georgiena Ryan, Principal, Regional Business Lawyers
Andrew Rider, Barrister, Level 22 Chambers
Anthony Cahill, Legal Author and Presenter

Premium price: $320

Standard price: $457

Traps in Wills & Estates

8 October 2019
2 CPD Units Face-to-face
12:00 PM      2:00 PM
Knowledge areas:
  • Practice management and business skills 
The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Making a will remains one of the most likely reasons for individuals to seek the assistance of a solicitor. Through recent claims and case analysis we examine the risk that impacts your practice and the practical steps that you can take to avoid problems later and minimise risk.
Jen McMillan

Premium price: $75

Standard price: $98