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Events in April 2015

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

Wednesday 1st | Ethics & Professional Responsibility (April 2015)

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 duties Avoi... Read more

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

Wednesday 8th | Property Law (April 2015)

An entry-level lawyer should be able to convey, lease and mortgage real property. The lawyer should also be able to provide general advice in standard matters arising under local government, planning, environment or other legislation regulating land use in that State or Territory.

This topic covers:

  • Transferring title
  • Creating leases
  • Creating and releasing securities
  • Advising on land use
  • Advising on revenue implications

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

Wednesday 15th | Wills - From drafting to costing (Apr 2015)

This workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation for those wishing to practice in this area. The program includes:
 

Intestacy Domestic partners Using will precedents Common drafting practices Considerations in preparing a will Codicils Execution Revocation Alteration Rectification Wills storage Testamentary capacity Undue influence Executor's duties ... Read more

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

Thursday 16th | Business Law - Partnerships, business sales and acquisitions and finance (Apr 2015)

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 17th | Pleadings - Draft with confidence (April 2015)

This workshop is designed to help practitioners understand the parameters and secrets to drafting effective pleadings. Well drawn pleadings can prevent costly interlocutory disputes and provide a basis to embark on successful litigation. Participants draft pleadings using various fact scenarios and receive feedback and evaluation in this interactive and practical workshop.

Topics include: the rules of pleadings, statements of claim, defences and subsequent pleadings, set-offs and counter-claims, particulars, identifying faulty pleadings and more.


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

Monday 20th | Conveyancing - From title search to settlement (Apr 2015)

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.  Read more

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

Friday 24th | Introduction to Conveyancing for Legal Support Staff (Apr 2015)

A comprehensive overview of the “what you need to know” of conveyancing. Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of the procedures and processes involved in a conveyancing transaction from opening a file to post settlement procedures.

Workshop topics include ownership of property, titles, off-title restrictions and inquiries, vendors statements, contracts of sale, transfer documents, settlements, stamping, registration, notices and GST. 

This workshop will give those support staff new to conveyancing or requiring a refresher, good grounding to begin... Read more

Categories: Workshops for Legal Support Staff | Other Professionals

Monday 27th | Advanced Family Law for Legal Support Staff (Apr 2015)

Designed for legal support staff, this in-depth look at the more complex procedures and processes involved in family law matters is a good way to enhance your supporting role to legal practitioners.

Topics include ancillary proceedings, dispute resolution, children’s matters, property applications, spousal maintenance, financial agreements, child support and maintenance, domestic violence, costings and briefing counsel.

Categories: Workshops for Legal Support Staff | Other Professionals

Tuesday 28th | Commercial & Corporate Practice (April 2015)

An entry-level lawyer should be able to conduct standard commercial transactions such as the sale or purchase of a small business. The lawyer should be able to set up standard business structures using entities such as companies, trusts and partnerships; provide basic advice on finance and securities and the obligations of companies and their officers; and appreciate the type of advice needed to assess the revenue implications of standard commercial transactions.

This topic covers:

Conducting commercial transactions Setting up commercial st... Read more

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

Wednesday 29th | Tribunal Advocacy (Apr 2015)

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Places are available in the October workshop -  Click here for details

 

 

Develop your skills and increase your confidence in a general tribunal context.

This two day program includes a thorough overview of evidence in tribunals and fundamentals of cross examination, as well as extensive ge... Read more

Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Advocacy Workshops | Find CPD Programs | Professional skills

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