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September 2014

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'CPD Programs' Upcoming Events in September 2014

Wednesday 24th | Aged Care Update - Advising potential residents in light of recent legislative changes (2014)

On 1 July 2014 an array of significant legislative reforms came into operation affecting the bonds and fees payable by aged care residents and the way those amounts are assessed and applied.
  This session will provide practitioners with an overview of the changes, and the resulting issues potential residents need to be aware of as they plan for and enter aged care.

Categories: Seminars | CPD Programs | Substantive law

Friday 26th | New Law Practices – The transition to self-employment (2014)


The pressures of working in private practice including time and billing pressures, structural inflexibility, and lack of work / life balance are driving an increase in lawyers choosing to set up their own small practices. However, many struggle with establishing practices, unable to access assistance and advice to deal with the administrative challenges of transitioning to self-employment. 

This workshop is aimed at educating lawyers in how to establish a new law practice from branding a business to submitt... Read more

Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Platinum Workshops | CPD Programs | Practice management & business skills

Monday 29th | Litigation - A practical guide to practising in the Victorian Courts (Sep 2014)

This practical two day workshop provides an overview of the major jurisdictions with a particular focus on Magistrates', County, Supreme Courts with reference to Federal Court and VCAT.

The program includes:

Pre-litigation correspondence Without prejudice communications Offers of compromise Deciding jurisdiction Parties Service of documents Initiating proceedings Preparing complaints Pleadings Writs Statements... Read more

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

Tuesday 30th | Sale of Business - Making a list and checking it twice (Rookie Lawyers' Series) (2014)

Even when the “standard” Contract of Sale of Business is used in a sale or purchase of business transaction, there is a minefield of issues that need to be considered and addressed, regardless of the value of the transaction, the size of the business or the industry in which it operates.

Practitioners need to be able to readily identify and deal with the many associated legal and seemingly administrative matters that their clients may not have turned their minds to, and that need to be checked off in any sale or purchase of business in order to ensure their clients... Read more

Categories: Seminars | CPD Programs | Substantive law | Rookie lawyers