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Events in December 2014

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

Monday 1st | Conveyancing - From title search to settlement (Dec 2014)

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

Monday 1st | Trust & Office Accounting (December 2014)

An entry level lawyer should have sufficient knowledge, skills and values to maintain trust and general account records according to law and good practice, to the extent usually permitted and expected of an employed lawyer.

This topic covers

  • Receiving money
  • Making outlays
  • Rendering costs
  • Maintaining trust accounts

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

Wednesday 3rd | Criminal Practice and Procedure (Dec 2014)

An overview of the criminal law jurisdiction. The program includes:

Magistrates' Court mentions Contested hearings Police powers of arrest Detention and investigation Bail procedures Alibis Appeals Sentencing Pleas Pre-trial procedures Trials 

Note: This workshop runs for 2 days. 

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

Wednesday 3rd | Enforcement Proceedings - Practice and procedure in the major jurisdictions (December 2014)

This workshop provides a practical grounding in the essentials. The program includes:

Enforcing Orders and Judgments in the Magistrates, County, Supreme and Federal Courts Oral examination of debtor Warrants - in respect of personal property or land Attachments of earnings and Attachment of debts Charging and stop orders over securities and funds in court Bankrupting individuals and winding up companies

This program is also designed to assist you to upgrade your skills in adv... Read more

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Friday 5th | Freedom of Information Conference 2014

Opening Address by Freedom of Information
Commissioner Lynne Bertolini   Commissioner Lynne Bertolini is Victoria’s inaugural Freedom of Information Commissioner. The creation of the Office of the Freedom of Information Commissioner, pursuant to the 2012 amendments to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 Read more

Categories: Conferences | Find CPD Programs | Substantive law | Professional skills

Friday 5th | Wills - From drafting to costing (Dec 2014)

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 Executors duties ... Read more

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

Tuesday 9th | Ethics & Professional Responsibility (December 2014)

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 Discharging the legal duties and obligations of legal practitioners Complying with professional conduct rules Complying with fiduciary duties Avoiding conflicts of interest Acting courteously ... Read more

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

Thursday 11th | General Advocacy (December 2014)

This program is now full. Click here to book General Advocacy in February 2015.

Improve your advocacy skills and techniques. This two-day program includes:

Case concept and preparation Preparation of applications Persuasion techniques Submissions (including closing submissions) Examination-in-chief Cross examination Re-exa... Read more

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

Thursday 11th | Retail Leases - A practical guide (Dec 2014)

This program is now full. Click here to book Retail Leases – A practical guide program in March 2015.

 

This workshop covers the essentials of retail leasing and is ideal for both private practice and in-house lawyers. The program includes:

An overview of the retail leases legislation Disclosure statements Key conditions Procedural steps Stamp duty ... Read more

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

Friday 12th | Introduction to Conveyancing for Legal Support Staff (Dec 2014)

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