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October 2014

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'CPD Programs' Upcoming Events in October 2014

Thursday 23rd | VCAT Guardianship and Administration Applications - Tips and traps (2014)

This seminar will provide an overview of the process involved in the various applications that can be made under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (Vic) including applications for orders: Appointing a guardian to make decisions with respect to a person’s lifestyle Appointing an administrator to manage a person’s financial and legal affairs Revoking an attorney’s appointment, or varying, suspending or making another order in relation to a financial enduring power of attorney Revoking... Read more

Categories: Seminars | CPD Programs | Substantive law

Friday 24th | In-House Practice - The secrets to success (October 2014)

Who has time to complete a two year course when new to in-house practice!!

Our intensive one day workshop facilitated by leading in-house lawyers is designed to give you a head start and help you quickly come to grips with the most important aspects of in-house practice. This workshop will help you get on top of your role and fulfil client expectations from the outset.

This unique workshop is offered exclusively to in-house counsel who have recently commenced in-house practice and private practitioners considering commencing in-house practice. In collaboration with ... Read more

Categories: Workshops for Lawyers | Platinum Workshops | CPD Programs | Substantive law | Professional skills | Practice management & business skills | Ethics & professional responsibility

Wednesday 29th | Family Law Practice (Oct 2014)

This 2 day workshop covers the fundamentals of practising in this challenging practice area. The program includes:

Applicable legislation Family Court and Federal Circuit Court systems and procedures Preparation of documents (including divorce applications, initiating applications and affidavits relating to children, maintenance property settlement, enforcement and contempt, and injunctions) Service of documents Attending court hearings Client interviews Briefing counsel Read more

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

Wednesday 29th | PPSA for Pros - Recent cases and developments

Please note this seminar will be held on Wednesday, 29 October 2014, not 9 October 2014 as previously advertised. 


This seminar is designed for practitioners who have a good working knowledge of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) and who are wanting to keep abreast of de... Read more

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Thursday 30th | Understanding Financial Statements for Lawyers (Oct 2014)

CORRECTION: Please note that the cost for this program is incorrect in our most recent program guide. The correct program details are below. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Offered in conjunction with Kaplan Professional, this one-day workshop covers the principles involved in constructing financial statements, and works through practical case studies on the financial accounts of different types of businesses.

Financial reports – profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, accounting standards,... Read more

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

Thursday 30th | Tax Tips and Traps for Family Lawyers (2014)

The division and disposal of real property and other assets, and the distribution of income, as part of family law proceedings or other arrangements can result in adverse taxation implications if due care is not taken. 
  This seminar will highlight issues for practitioners to be aware of in terms of CGT, transfers of assets, spousal maintenance and other common financial aspects to family law, and how to best structure such arrangements for the advantage of all parties involved.


Categories: Seminars | CPD Programs | Substantive law