Materials now available - Core CPD Seminar

Apr 2018 |

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 or phone (07) 3000 8329.