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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

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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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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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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

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Wednesday 29th | Tribunal Advocacy (Apr 2015)

Develop your skills and increase your confidence in a general tribunal context. This two day program includes an opening lecture of:

Evidence in tribunals Fundamentals of cross examination.

A series of fact scenarios give participants the opportunity to perform various submissions, moot and cross examination performances. Individual feedback is provided by our experienced presenters together with practical tips for appearing in VCAT. Leo Cussen Centre for Law, in collaboration with VCAT, have put together a DVD designed specifically f... Read more

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