Materials now available - Core CPD Seminar

Our compulsory core CPD seminar held on Wednesday 14 March 2018 examined three core CPD areas, including:

Practical Legal Ethics - Ethics in Practice

Presenters: Andrew Shute, Partner, Brett Heath, In-house Advocate and Lara Radik, Senior Associate

In this panel session, Andrew, Brett and Lara shared their 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.

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

Presenter: Andrew Shute, Partner

This session examined 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?

Professional Skills - Plain English drafting

Presenter: Brett Heath, Special Counsel

This session covered:

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

If you would like access to the presentation recordings and slides, please contact Ashleigh Edwards on email aedwards@carternewell.com or phone (07) 3000 8329.