New Commercial Court Practice Note


The new Commercial Court Practice Note introduces significant reforms for pre-trial and trial management.  This seminar will focus on the key changes and the role of barristers in discharging their duties and obligations to the court and clients in light of those changes. 

The seminar will cover key topics including: s 26 of the Civil Procedure Act (Vic) and the Court’s approach to discovery in light of the statutory obligation; the Court’s expectations and the requirements of witness outlines; early allocation of trial dates; the timing and importance of accurate trial plans; compliance monitoring by the Court; interlocutory applications; the requirements for the exchange of limited correspondence; the obligation on counsel to confer and limits on materials for hearings.


VENUE: Level 3, Court 6, William Cooper Justice Centre, 223 William Street


This is an in-person event only. The session will be recorded for viewing later.