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“An exciting lineup of speakers...a convenient location and really useful topics made
this the CPD event of the year” - Hobart Attendee, February 2014
10 CPD
POINTS
PROGRAM
NOVEMBER 2014
RACT/ RACV Hobart Apartment Hotel
13 November 2014
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previously with over
160 delegates
attending.
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10 CPD POINTS FOR JUST $595
TASMANIA
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will be donated to AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience).
HOBART 10 CPD POINTS PROGRAM
THURSDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2014 7.30AM TO 6.30PM
By popular demand, we return to Hobart with a twist on our original and acclaimed 10 CPD Points program! This time, gain all your 10 points for one price. Simply choose any four sessions to attend in any format and be CPD compliant for this year.
STREAM A: Family Law, Wills and Estates
1411H01A
SESSION TWO 10.45am to 1.45pm (Choose Stream A or B) $364
STREAM A: CPD Core Units For All Lawyers
SESSION THREE 2.15pm to 6.30pm (Choose Stream A or B) STREAM A: Commercial and Property Law Update
1411H01C
»» Chair: Peter Worrall, Director, Worrall Lawyers
»» Chair: Duncan Fairley, Principal, Fairley + Associates
»» Chair: Tim Tierney, Principal, Tierney Law
Family Law Case Update
Practical Legal Ethics: Ethical Issues that Arise in Your
Day-to-Day Practice
PPSA and The Current Climate: What’s Happening?
A Practical look at the Interplay between Family Law and
Estate Planning
• Testamentary Discretionary Trusts as “property” in family law
disputes
• Use of Financial Agreements
• Treatment of past and future inheritances in family law
• What separation and divorce can mean to an existing estate
plan
• Family Trusts, separation and divorce
• Statutory Wills and the Family Court
»» Presented by Trevor McKenna, Solicitor, Simmons Wolfhagen,
and Sam McCullough, Director, Worrall Lawyers
Superannuation and Estate Planning: Tips and Traps
• Who will control the SMSF? How to challenge the trustee’s
decision?
• Insurance in super funds
• Limited recourse borrowing
• Tax on an estate
»» Presented by Dominic Mulcahy, Practice Director, Genesys
Wealth Advisers
Contested Estates Update
• Wills and testamentary capacity
• Contesting inter vivos assets disposal by the elderly
• Testators family maintenance claims
»» Presented by Craig Hobbs, Barrister, Derwent & Tamar
Chambers
------------------ OR ----------------STREAM B: Workplace Law and Workers’
Compensation Update
1411H01B
• Review of ethical issues that arise from time to time
• Dealing with an oversight or inadvertent mistake
• Practical approach to managing problems that arise
• A recent case or two
• Open forum discussion on ethical issues
»» Presented by David Gunson SC, Gunson Williams
Professional Skills: Effective Communications on Costs
• Clearly communicating estimated costs at engagement
• Does the client really understand how much it might cost?
• Changing instructions/changing circumstances
• Managing difficult clients
• Managing complaints
• Obligations under Legal Profession Act and other legislation
(not including Family Law)
»» Presented by Andrew Walker, Director, M+K dobson mitchell
allport lawyers (M+K Lawyers Group)
STREAM B: Contract Disputes
• Dealing with serious breaches of contract
• Default notices and other express remedies
• Terminating contracts in accordance with contract terms
• Repudiation, rights and remedies
• Terminating contracts at common law
»» Presented by Romauld Andrew, Barrister, Salamanca Chambers
• Fitness to work issues
• Difficulty in managing injured workers
• Termination
• Balancing workers compensation, WH&S and discrimination
• Key do’s and don’ts for employers
»» Presented by Sarah Sealy, Director and Steven Smith, Special
Counsel, Hunt & Hunt
Understanding Damages: Quantification Issues and
Consequential Loss
Stress Claims in the Workplace and the Cross Over with
Workers’ Compensation
• Measuring a lost expectation: Clark v Macourt
• Other recent developments
»» Presented by Daniel Aghion, Barrister, Level 26, Chancery
Chambers
• Adverse action, especially complaints and enquiries
regarding employment
• Jurisdiction of the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court
• Recent unfair dismissal cases
• Representation issues in unfair dismissal cases
»» Presented by Mark Rinaldi, Barrister, Salamanca Chambers
• Discussion of the difference between direct and indirect
(consequential) losses
• Identifying and quantifying a lost opportunity
• A contract for a chance? Blackley Investments Pty Ltd v Burnie
City Council
Alternative Dispute Resolution for Contract Disputes
• Whether to include a dispute clause
• Complying with the dispute clause
• Enforcing the dispute clause
• Consequences of not following the steps in the contract
»» Presented by Louise Cooper, Principal, Louise Cooper
Consulting - Conflict Management & Dispute Resolution
1411H01E
Critical Employment Issues When Acting for a Vendor or
Purchaser of a Business
• Statutory obligations
- Fair Work Act 2009
> When does a ‘transfer of business’ occur
> Transfer of instruments: What instruments transfer and
which employees are covered
> Transfer of high income employees
> Seeking orders in respect to transferable instruments
> National Employment Standards
> Employee records
-Long Service Leave Act 1976
• Contract of employment
-Key employee entitlements on the sale of business
-Transferring employees and clauses to include in respect
to employee entitlements
-Confidential information and its ongoing protection
-Restraints of trade and their effect
• Current cases
»» Presented by Justin Zeeman, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers
Recurring Land Title Matters
• Possessory title documentation
• Final plans and schedules of easements
• Q&A on any land title matters that may be raised by delegates
(e.g. severance titles, strata schemes, boundary rectification,
general law land)
»» Presented by Ian Cornelius, Land Information Consultant,
Draftaplan
----------------------------------------- OR -------------------------------------STREAM B: Practical Litigation Skills
1411H01D
Breach, Repudiation and Terminating a Contract
Adverse Action and Unfair Dismissal: Emerging Areas
• Differentiating between a mere realisation of a capital asset
and
a profit making enterprise
• Determining the cost base of a rental property and
maintaining appropriate records for CGT purposes
• Deductibility of expenses, including negative gearing property
investments
• Consideration of structures for holding or devolving property
»» Presented by Paul Lyons, Partner, Business Services, Wise Lord
& Ferguson Chartered Accountants
------------------ OR -----------------
How to Prevent Bullying? Recent Developments
• How to deal with the person in the workplace?
- Termination: best practice
- Rehabilitation: employers’ obligations to rehabilitate
- Dealing with stress claim
• Employer and insurance tensions: How best to resolve?
»» Presented by Audrey Mills, Principal, M+K dobson mitchell
allport lawyers (M+K Lawyers Group)
CGT and Income Tax Issues for Property
• What clients are looking for from their lawyers
• The five drivers of client relationships
• How to win and develop relationships with clients
• How to keep clients coming back and giving referrals
»» Presented by David Morris, Partner, Simmons Wolfhagen
»» Chair: Leigh Mackey, Partner, Ogilvie Jennings
Managing Ill and Injured Workers: A Delicate Balancing Act
Lionel Meehan is a partner in the restructuring and insolvency
group in Ashurst’s Melbourne office
Practice Management or Business Skills: Mastering Client
Relationships
»» Chair: Dayne Johnson, Managing Director Tasmania, M+K
dobson mitchell allport lawyers (M+K Lawyers Group)
• Anti-bullying jurisdiction: What can we learn from the cases?
• Practical approaches to avoid issues escalating
-Is performance management the key?
- Steps you should take to minimise the legal risks.
»» Presented by Craig Green, Senior Associate, Page Seager
• Personal Properties Review process
- Key new developments and changes to the law
- Impact on PPS leases
- Plans for the future: impending review
• Recent case law in Australia
- White v Spiers Earthworks Pty Limited
- Maiden Civil
• Issues that have arisen but haven’t made their way to court
judgment
• Limitations on the effect of a PMSI
- Debt financing; money paid in a retention of title; security
over debt
• PPSR: update on its traps and risks:
- Register on time
- Is the Security Agreement right?
- Detail when registering on the PPSR
»» Presented by Lionel Meehan, Partner, Ashurst
1411H01F
»» Chair: Michael O’Farrell SC, Solicitor-General
Interlocutory Applications
PA N E L D I S C U S S I O N
A practical review of the most important cases heard over the
last 12 months in varied areas of family law including property,
parenting, property distribution, children and bankruptcy.
»» Presented by Kate Mooney, Barrister, Burbury Chambers
$364
• Will the determination of the interlocutory application be
productive in the just and efficient disposition of the
proceeding?
• What the court expects?
-Written and oral advocacy
-Drafting orders
• How to tailor the interlocutory application
• Dealing with contentious applications: What evidence is
required to support your application?
• Common traps and pitfalls
»» Facilitator: Michael O’Farrell SC, Solicitor-General
Panellists:
The Hon. Associate Justice Holt, Supreme Court of Tasmania
Chris Gunson, Barrister, Derwent & Tamar Chambers
Affidavits: Drafting, Creation and Compilation on Best
Practice
PA N E L D I S C U S S I O N
SESSION ONE 7.30am to 10.30am (Choose Stream A or B) $364
• Affidavit preparation
• Objectives
• Use of an affidavit
• Content
• Objections
• Hints and tips
»» Facilitator: Michael O’Farrell SC, Solicitor-General
Panellists:
The Hon. Justice Helen Wood, Supreme Court of Tasmania
Kate Cuthbertson, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers
Dan Coombes, Barrister, Mercantile Chambers
Fast Track Applications in the Federal Court
Getting Your Case Ready for Trial while Negotiating to Settle
• The real advantages:
-Statement of issues instead of pleadings
-Quick directions
-Witness statements
-Written interlocutory applications
-Fast result
• How to effectively run a Fast Track Application?
• What type of matter can be heard in the Fast Track List?
»» Presented by Shaun McElwaine SC, Principal, Shaun McElwaine
& Associates Lawyers
• Is your matter ready for trial?
• Preparing your client
• Preparing your case for trial
- Briefing counsel (and what they expect); Pre-trial directions;
witnesses (lay and expert); documents; subpoenas
• What the Court expects (and what would help them)
• Negotiation strategies when preparing for trial
-Settlement objective and strategies
-Offers of compromise and Calderbank letters
-Without prejudice communications
-Closing the deal
• Some practical tips (do’s and don’ts)
»» Presented by Bruce McTaggart SC, Malthouse Chambers
CHOOSE
ANY 4 SESSIONS
TO ATTEND IN
ANY FORMAT!!
10
CPD
POINTS
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SUMMARY OF THE CHANGES TO CPD REQUIREMENTS 2014/2015
A legal practitioner must complete at least 10 CPD points of CPD
activity in each CPD year. The total units must include at least:
1
1
1
1
CPD
CPD
CPD
CPD
point
point
point
point
relating
relating
relating
relating
to
to
to
to
practical legal ethics;
practice management or business skills;
professional skills; and
substantive law.
In addition, the total points must not include more than:
5 CPD points for viewing or listening to, or preparing material for, a
multi-media, television or web based program or recorded material
6 CPD points of CPD activity completed on any one day.
HOBART 10 CPD POINTS PROGRAM – NOVEMBER 2014
Its simple, if you are registering for the full day, choose any four sessions and choose your format for each. If you are registering for the 10 CPD Points, please indicate below which 4 sessions you would like
to attend via face to face, live web seminar and on demand. When selecting your sessions please refer to the rules above. Alternatively you may wish to only one or two sessions.
Hobart CPD Programs – November
Standard
Price
CPD
Points
Face to
Face
Live
Web
On Demand
Audio
$595
10
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1411H01A Stream A: Family Law, Wills and Estates
$364
3
1411H01B Stream B: Workplace Law and Workers’ Compensation Update
$364
3
1411H01C Stream A: CPD Core Units For All Lawyers
$364
3
1411H01D Stream B: Contract Disputes
$364
3
1411H01E Stream A: Commercial and Property Law Update
$364
4
1411H01F Stream B: Practical Litigation Skills
$364
4
Code
1411H01
10 Points CPD Program (Please also select below which streams you wish to attend.)
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Session 2 – 10.45am to 1.45pm
Session 3 – 2.15pm to 6.30pm
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