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Events in September 2016

ONGOING | Practical Training Course (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice)

The Practical Training Course (PTC) is running over this period. Enrolment in the PTC must be made via the 'Apply to the Practical Training Course' page.

Categories: Practical Training Course

Thursday 1st | Self Managed Superannuation Funds (Sep 2016)

An overview of SMSF constraints and related issues. This program is designed to provide a thorough overview of the essentials. The program includes:

Restraints on provision of advice regarding SMSFs New SMSF deeds – key attributes Existing SMSF deeds – review issues Control issues & options SMSFs and non-residents Contributions Investment strategies Leas... Read more

Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Essential Workshops | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law

Monday 5th | Risk Management (September 2016)

This topic covers the risk management element of Work Management and Business Skills and will cover:

  • Conducting client matters in such a way as to minimise risk to the client, lawyer and the firm, arising from missed deadlines, negligence or failure to comply with the law, a court or other body
  • Recognising the limits of an entry level lawyer's expertise and experience, and instruction on how to refer matters where required
     

Categories: Traineeship (SWT) Workshops | Law Students and Graduates

Tuesday 6th | Conveyancing - From title search to settlement (Sep 2016)

This workshop covers the essentials. The program includes:

Searching title Applications for certificates including planning permits and statutory authorities Vendors' statements Contracts Transfer documents Settlement Stamping and registration

A highly practical program which is designed to equip you to operate in this demanding area. 

Note: This workshop runs for 2 days. 

 

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Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Essential Workshops | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law

Thursday 8th | Employment and Industrial Relations Law - Practice and procedure (Sep 2016)

This program provides an overview of Fair Work Commission (FWC), unfair dismissal and unlawful termination applications to FWC, common law claims for wrongful dismissal, drafting employment contracts considering both statute and common law and a brief overview of discrimination and equal opportunity laws.

 

Essentials are workshops for lawyers new to, or wanting to update knowledge in, particular skills or practice areas. These workshops aim to cover the 'essentials'.

Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Essential Workshops | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law

Friday 9th | Business Law - Partnerships, business sales and acquisitions and finance (Sep 2016)

This workshop covers all of the essential elements in the practice of business law from setting up company structures to conducting commercial transactions.

The program includes:

Partnerships Deeds Business names Acting for the vendor Acting for a purchaser Searches Settlements Finance Insurance issues

This program aims to provide a well rounded foundation for confident practice in this area.

 

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Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Essential Workshops | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law

Friday 9th | Directors' Duties Update

The duties and responsibilities imposed on company directors and officers have never been more onerous.  This seminar will examine recent case law and developments concerning directors’ and officers’ duties,
and will provide helpful tips on how companies should modify their practices and procedures.  An essential seminar for all in-house counsel and private practitioners alike.
 

Categories: Seminars | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law

Monday 12th | Lawyer's Skills (September 2016)

An entry level lawyer should be able to demonstrate oral communication skills, legal interviewing skills, advocacy skills, negotiation and dispute resolution skills, letter writing skills and legal drafting skills.   This interactive workshop is led by well-respected Victorian practitioners, who have drawn on their years of experience to bring the content of the course to ‘life.’ Participants are encouraged to demonstrate what they have learned through the use of scenarios and role plays, ensuring they develop an understanding of how theory may be a... Read more

Categories: Traineeship (SWT) Workshops | Law Students and Graduates

Wednesday 14th | Employment Law Mini-Conference 2016

Managing the Break-Up! Post-Employment Restraints, Protection of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information

 

The restraint of trade clause is an essential part of any employment contract. The effect of not having or having an invalid restraint of trade clause can be detrimental to a business. This session will highlight recent cases and will address the following: 

 

What sort of information... Read more

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Thursday 15th | Ethics Case Update and Latest Developments

This session will cover recent cases and latest developments including trending areas of disciplinary action and conduct concerns.  It will also provide a brief overview of the ongoing impact of the Uniform Law in relation to professional conduct.

Categories: Seminars | Find CPD Programs | Ethics & professional responsibility

Wednesday 21st | Corporate Insolvency and Bankruptcy update including the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016

This session will look at recent legislative developments and trends in corporate insolvency and bankruptcy, providing a valuable update to corporate commercial practitioners. 

Categories: Seminars | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law

Tuesday 27th | Ethics & Professional Responsibility (September 2016)

An entry level lawyer should act ethically and demonstrate professional responsibility and professional courtesy in all dealings with clients, the courts, the community and other lawyers. In accordance with the National Competency Standards for Entry Level Lawyers, this topic covers:   Acting ethically Knowing when to raise ethical problems with others Discharging the legal duties and obligations of legal practitioners Complying with professional conduct rules Complying with fiduciary dutie... Read more

Categories: Traineeship (SWT) Workshops | Law Students and Graduates

Tuesday 27th | Unfair Contracts - Recent developments and essential update on the pending changes to the Australian Consumer Law

This session will discuss the recent developments of unfair contract terms and their extension to small business contracts with regard to the upcoming changes to the Australian Consumer Law in 2016.  This session is not to be missed!

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