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Managing and preventing burnout - pre-recorded webinar

1 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
professional skills
Online

This pre-recorded webinar explores how legal professionals can manage and prevent burnout in their practice.

Recorded on 19 March 2020
Thea O'Connor, Wellbeing & Productivity Advisor, Speaker & Coach

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Corporate law case update - pre-recorded webinar

1 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
substantive law
Online

An update on corporate law: Director's and Officer's duties.

Recorded on 18 March 2020
Professor Jason Harris, Professor of Corporate Law, University of Sydney

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Implications of the new signing and witnessing provisions – recorded webinar

1.5 CPD Units  Videocast    
practice management
substantive law
Online

The new Electronic Transactions Amendment (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 is now in effect and makes key changes to the legal requirements around the signing and witnessing of estate planning documents, in response to physical distancing measures. 

This videocast, led by a panel of estate planning experts, will examine both the theoretical and practical applications of the new legal requirements as they apply during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Recorded on 07 May 2020
Adeline Schiralli, Consulting Principal, KeyPoint Law
Anthea McIntyre, Legal Practitioner Director, McIntyre Legal Pty Ltd 
Darryl Browne, Accredited Specialist - Wills and Estates Law and Principal, Browne Linkenbagh legal services
Lauren Absalom, Associate, Rydge Evans Lawyers
Jen McMillan, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover
Natalie Darcy, Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates

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Insolvency law in a COVID-19 world

1 CPD Unit pre-recorded webinar    
substantive law
Online

In this webinar, experienced insolvency expert Ben Sewell will discuss how COVID-19 has affected corporate insolvency law and what legal practitioners can do right now for clients at risk of insolvency.

Recorded on 28 May 2020
Ben Sewell, Principal, Sewell & Kettle

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Developments in aged care and elder law

1 CPD Unit pre-recorded webinar    

substantive law

Online

Join a panel of elder law experts as they discuss some of the recent developments in aged care and elder law, including

  • Impact of COVID-19 and legislative amendments on privacy and records and the COVID-19 App

  • Recent common law cases

  • RV and Ministerial orders, screening and Orders regulating entry into residential aged care facilities (including flu vax)

  • New visitor access code

  • Duty of care and infection control

  • Recent cases from the guardianship tribunal

  • Newmarch House – legal implications for practitioners acting for staff and residents of aged care facilities that have tested positive for COVID-19

Recorded on 18 June 2020

Kim Boettcher, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers

Lucinda Smith, Partner, Thomson Geer Lawyers

Rodney Lewis, Senior Solicitor, Elderlaw legal services

Alison Choy Flannigan, Partner, Hall & Wilcox Smarter Law

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Compliance risks in the times of COVID-19

1 CPD Unit  Pre-recorded webinar    
practice management
Online

 Hear from one of The Law Society's regulatory compliance solicitors on risks in times of Covid-19 including:

  • Workplace risks
  • Principals’ responsibility
Review 4 vulnerable compliance risks objectives in times of Covid-19
  • Communication
  • File Management
  • Providing Undertakings
  • Remote Supervision

Recorded on 23 June 2020
Frances Moffitt, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales

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Mandatory Rule 6.1 - The new world of legal practice - pre-recorded webinar

3 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
EthicsEssential
Practice management and business skills
Professional skills
Online

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 in a brave new world

  • Survive and thrive in legal practice: the art of getting paid

  • Remote working and other practice management tips for the new world of legal practice

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.

Recorded on 21 July 2020

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

Madeleine Porter, Solicitor, Professional Support Unit, The Law Society of NSW

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

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Government solicitors - Executive federalism

0.5 CPD Unit Videocast    
Substantive law
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

This presentation considers the current state of executive federalism in Australia in the context of the development and continuation of the National Cabinet comprising the Prime Minister, State Premiers and Territory Chief Ministers. The National Cabinet has generally been viewed as a success in coordinating and guiding governmental responses to the Coronavirus-COVID-19 pandemic. The presentation will look at the reasons for this outcome, including by considering past intergovernmental governance models, and identify the issues relevant to the National Cabinet continuing to provide a successful mechanism for facilitating a functioning executive federalism.

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Holding Redlich

Recorded on 07 September 2020
Michael Kingston, Australian Government Solicitor, Attorney-General's Department

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Government Solicitors - Law-Making During COVID-19: The Impact on the Medicare System

1.5 CPD Units Videocast    

Substantive
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

During this panel session our expert panellists discuss the ways that rapid legislative changes to billing practices in response to COVID-19 impacted medical practice and consequently patients. Hear from our panellists as they explore the constitutional issues relating to this legislation, deep dive into examples of practical changes to medical services delivery, and explore the government’s current approaches to upholding the integrity of the Medicare scheme through medical practitioner billing compliance initiatives.

Proudly sponsored by 
Holding Redlich

Recorded on 07 September 2020

Moderator: Karen Keogh, Partner, HWL Ebsworth

Margaret Faux, Founder & CEO, Synapse Medical Services

Bruce Topperwien, Executive Officer & General Counsel, Professional Services Review Agency

Dr Jamie OrchardGeneral Counsel, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

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Government Solicitors - A changing view of Judging and Justice

1.5 CPD Unit Videocast    

Professional skillls
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

This panel discussion was made in collaboration with in Australian Institute of Judicial Administration. Watch as our expert panel discuss the way that different courts and jurisdictions have responded to new technologies and the potential long term impact of these changes on legal practice and judicial processes. 

Recorded on 09 September 2020

Chair: The Honourable Justice Steven Rares, Judge, Federal Court of Australia, President, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration

The Honourable Justice Mark Moshinsky, Federal Court of Australia

Her Honour Judge Dina Yehia SC, District Court of New South Wales

Kate Davenport QC, Barrister,Bankside Chambers, New Zealand

Chris D’Aeth, Executive Director & Principal Registrar, Supreme Court of New South Wales


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Government solicitors - The Issue of Legal Professional Privilege with Respect to Secrecy, Including National Security and Parliamentary and Statutory Inquiries

1 CPD Unit Videocast    

Substantive law
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

Watch renowned barrister Bret Walker SC discuss the complexities of public interest immunity claims and solicitors’ obligation to ensure secrecy imposed by statute or common law is not used for partisan decision-making.

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Holding Redlich

Recorded on 08 September 2020
Bret Walker SC, 5th Floor St James’ Hall

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Government Solicitors - Responding to Operation Prospect - Regulating the Use of Surveillance Devices in NSW

1 CPD Unit Videocast    

Substantive law
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

The Listening Devices Act 1984 (which was replaced by the Surveillance Devices Act 2007) should have been a bastion of this State’s commitment to privacy, ensuring State use of electronic surveillance only when this genuinely in the public interest.

 However, the NSW Ombudsman’s Operation Prospect inquiry identified occasions where the judicial oversight that sits at the heart of the Act had be undermined. In this presentation the State’s first Surveillance Devices Commissioner canvasses the problems identified by Operation Prospect and how these are now being addressed to ensure the integrity of the SDA oversight regime.

Proudly sponsored by

Holding Redlich

Recorded on 09 September 2020
Commissioner Don McKenzie, Surveillance Devices Commissioner, Department of Communities and Justice (NSW)

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Government Solicitors - Updates on Procurement Changes and Modern Slavery

1 CPD Unit Videocast    

Substantive law
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

In 2018 NSW was the first jurisdiction in Australia to legislate against modern slavery. At the heart of the legislation was the requirement for organisations to identify the risk of modern slavery occurring in their operations and supply chains and then take steps to address this risk. Watch Scott Alden, Partner at Holding Redlich, address updates on modern slavery legislation and its implications for procurement.

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Holding Redlich

Recorded on 08 September 2020
Scott Alden, Partner, Holding Redlich

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Government solicitors - Managing Sensitive Information during Litigation

1 CPD Unit Videocast    

Substantive law
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

It is common in the course of litigation for sensitive information to be sought from government agencies by compulsory process of the courts. Alternatively, government solicitors may come into the possession of sensitive material obtained in the course of litigation.

This presentation considers the process and principles to be considered in seeking to protect such information, with a focus on public interest immunity and protective orders.

The professional obligations of legal practitioners when managing such information will also be discussed The Presentation will include an analysis of the recent decision in Prothonotary of the Supreme Court of New South Wales v Smith [2020] NSWSC 769, which concerned a prosecution for a contempt of court arising from the improper disclosure of information obtained during litigation.

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Holding Redlich

Recorded on 10 September 2020

Penny CsenderitsDirector Community Law, Crown Solicitors Office

Brett ThomsonSpecial Counsel - Criminal Law, Crown Solicitors Office

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Government solicitors - The Future of Government Lawyers

1 CPD Unit Videocast    

Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

This videocast covers a discussion on current trends and issues impacting government legal practice from the perspective of both state and federal Public Service Commissions. Topics will include the role of government lawyers, increasing mobility across government lawyers, increasing mobility across government, responses to change and the mental health and wellbeing of government solicitors.

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Recorded on 10 September 2020

Chair: Mel Keenan, Manager, Redistribution Secretariat, NSW Electoral Commission

Sarah Sandstad, General Counsel, NSW Public Service Commission

Sayuri Grady, General Counsel, Legal Services, Australian Public Service Commission

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Government Solicitors - Review and Reform: Youth Justice in Focus

1.5 CPD Units Videocast    

Substantive law
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

This panel session delves into case studies exploring key issues in youth justice and children’s law. Our expert panellists examine interagency cooperation, law reform processes and holistic service provision.

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Recorded on 11 September 2020

Chair: Melinda Graczol, Deputy Solicitor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW)

Aaron Tang, Senior Lawyer, Children's Legal Service, Legal Aid NSW

Keisha Hopgood, Managing Solicitor, Children’s Criminal Practice, Aboriginal Legal Service 

Paul O'Reilly, Executive Director, Youth Justice NSW

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Government Solicitors - Sports-rorts and Ministerial Powers

1 CPD Unit Videocast    

Ethics
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Government Solicitors week 2020

In this paper Professor Anne Twomey will address whether the Commonwealth has the constitutional power to support a program for conferring grants on community sporting bodies, taking into account the Williams cases and the Commonwealth’s legislative responses.

She will also address the other constraints upon Commonwealth ministerial powers with respect to grants, including legislation, administrative law obligations regarding decision-making and the application of ministerial standards of conduct. Finally,  she will address the means of scrutinising ministerial actions and the gaps in the scrutiny system.


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Holding Redlich

Recorded on 11 September 2020
Professor Anne TwomeyProfessor of Constitutional Law, Director, Constitutional Reform Unit, University of Sydney

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The ins and outs of civil penalties

1.5 CPD Unit pre-recorded webinar    
Substantive law
Online

Watch as our expert panel cover both essential and nuanced aspects of civil penalties. 

Topics covered will include:

  • determining penalties
  • penalty privilege in civil penalty applications
  • personal payment orders
  • liability for third parties, including accountants, advisers, lawyers etc.
Recorded on 17 September 2020

Tim McCauley, Partner, Taylor & Scott Lawyers

Luke Forsyth, Principal, Hall Payne, Lawyers

Danny King, Principal, Danny King Legal

Ian Latham, Barrister, Denman Chambers

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Practice Tips for Criminal Law Mentions and Adjournments

1 CPD Unit Pre-recorded webinar    
Professional skills
Online

Former Local Court Magistrate David Heilpern delivers an insightful webinar on the art of mentions and the common pitfalls he has observed first-hand. 

Topics include:

  • preparing for a mention or adjournment 
  • practice directions 
  • obtaining instructions 
  • advocacy tips 

Recorded on 08 October 2020
David Heilpern LLB LLM, Adjunct and Practice Professor, Southern Cross University, Solicitor, Magistrate (Retired)

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Rural Issues - Talent retention and new ways of practising law in regional areas

1 CPD Unit Videocast    
Practice management and business skills
Online

This pre-recorded webinar was originally presented as part of Rural Issues Day 2020

This panel session will cover the challenges and opportunities associated with remote practice management, including managing, recruiting and retaining talent, the ways in which rural practitioners can adapt to new technologies, and ideas for strengthening your business strategy and professional network.

Recorded on 23 October 2020
Moderator:
Emma Heuston, Founder and Principal Lawyer, The Remote Expert
Panellists:
Cara Austen, Founder, Twine Business + Law
Judith Harrison, Senior Lecturer, Australian National University
Jo Palmer, Founder, Pointer Remote Roles

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