Compulsory core CPD Seminar - Brisbane

Beat the CPD deadline with our complimentary Compulsory Core CPD seminar!

As the CPD year draws to a close, join our Brisbane seminar as we present three mandatory CPD core areas:

Practical Legal Ethics - Ethics in Practice

Presenter: Katherine Hayes, Special Counsel (9.00am)

In this session, Katherine will share her expertise on practical and day-to-day issues including:

  • Sources of ethical obligations and the tension between rules and principles.
  • Duties: The basics.
  • Who is your client? The nuances of an in-house practising certificate.
  • Ethics in negotiations.

CPD: 1 point

Practice Management and Business Skills - Effective use of legal technology: Is your head in the sand or the Cloud? 

Presenter: Andrew Shute, Partner (10.00am)

This session will examine the use of legal technology, including:

  • How far have we come, and where are we going?
  • The importance of data.
  • AI - what is real and what is hype?

CPD: 1 point

Professional Skills - Plain English drafting

Presenter: Brett Heath, Special Counsel (11.00am)

This session will cover:

  • General principles.
  • Habits to avoid.
  • The power of editing.
  • The drafting and use of particular clauses in commercial contracts.

CPD: 1 point