Commercial Bar Events & CPDs

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Insolvency Seminar Series 1: Statutory demands and winding up

The Commercial Bar Association (Insolvency Section)
17Aug

The Insolvency Section of Commercial Bar is arranging a series of introductory webinars on insolvency. The intended audience is junior barristers who would like to gain experience in this area. The webinars would also serve as a refresher for more experienced barristers. 

In the first webinar, Patrick Miller and Christie Jones will share their first-hand experience on applications to set aside statutory demands and applications for winding up, in the Supreme Court and the Federal Court.

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Speaker(s): 
Josh Kohn (Chair), Patrick Miller, Christie Jones
When: 
Monday, 17 August, 2020 - 17:15 to 18:15
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Become “eBrief Ready”

The Victorian Bar
3Aug

eBrief Ready has rewritten the way solicitors and barristers collaborate together.  Founder and Managing Director Stephen Foley and Martin Bartfeld QC will demonstrate how eBrief Ready can help you receive and share digital briefs, quickly annotate and search documents, and automatically compile, index and number professional, user-friendly court books.

eBrief Ready is a commercial platform that is used by 600 barristers and 3000 solicitors. By improving productivity, promoting workflow efficiency, and making client communications easier, eBrief Ready could help save you serious time and resources.

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Speaker(s): 
Stephen Foley (TA Law), Martin Bartfeld QC
When: 
Monday, 3 August, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
1 CPD point(s):
Barristers Skills;

Subpoenas

The Commercial Bar Association (Civil Procedure Section)
30Jul

This is a wide-ranging seminar on the vexed topic of subpoenas (and similar) in civil litigation.

The speakers will address various procedural issues concerning the issue of subpoenas and summonses for production. Different jurisdictional nuances and intricacies will be discussed, and particular focus will be given to the ‘usual objections’ of ‘fishing’ and ‘oppression’.

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Speaker(s): 
Mark Robins QC, Andrew Downie, Huw Watkins, Priya Wakhlu
When: 
Thursday, 30 July, 2020 - 17:15 to 18:15
1 CPD point(s):
Ethics & Professional Responsibility; Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;

Not Just Public Law: Pro Bono Opportunities for Commercial Law Barristers

The Commercial Bar Association and The Victorian Bar Pro Bono Committee
28Jul

In this CPD seminar, a panel of commercial judges and Michael Gronow QC, commercial silk and winner of the 2019 Victorian Bar Trophy for exceptional individual pro bono achievement, will give their insights into the value of pro bono work and the opportunities for commercial law barristers to become involved.

The seminar will also cover the practicalities of accepting pro bono briefs in various areas of commercial law, including through the newly-established Victorian Bar Pro Bono Platform.

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Speaker(s): 
Claire Harris QC (Co-Chair), Meredith Schilling (Co-Chair), The Honourable Justice Bromberg, The Honourable Justice Almond, His Honour Judge Woodward, Michael Gronow QC
When: 
Tuesday, 28 July, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
1 CPD point(s):
Practice management & business skills;

Peeling back the layers of injustice and discrimination in the midst of a triple pandemic

The Commercial Bar Association (International Law Section)
23Jul

In this seminar, there will be a discussion of the Black Lives Matter movement, whether there should be a Disadvantage People Matter movement, and the need for legal action.

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Speaker(s): 
Anton Trichardt (Chair), Donald Betts, former Kansas State senator
When: 
Thursday, 23 July, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
1 CPD point(s):
Ethics & Professional Responsibility;