Common Law Bar Events & Cpds

Common Law

Jury Skills Workshop- What does the jury really think?

The Victorian Bar
17Oct

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This workshop is a specialist workshop for those who undertake jury trials in both the Criminal and Common Law jurisdictions. The workshop provides you with a unique opportunity to improve your jury advocacy skills and hear from the "jurors" themselves. 

DATES and TIMES

Introduction Session: Thursday 17 October 2019, 5.00pm – 7.00pm; Workshop: Saturday 19 October 2019 9.00am – 5.00pm

Speaker(s): 
Professor the Hon George Hampel AM QC
When: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 17:00 to Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 19:00
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
10 CPD point(s):
Barristers Skills;
Price:
 $850.00

The rule in Browne v Dunn: ‘What?’, ‘Why?’, ‘Who?’ and ‘How?'

The Criminal Bar
16Oct

In this CPD there will be discussion on a rule that was cemented into the common law by the House of Lords more than 125 years ago. What is it, why do we have it, who must follow it, and how?

Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair), Dr Jason Harkess
When: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;
22May
Event

Following on from our breakfast briefing, the Corporate Counsel Engagement Working Group are now seeking expressions of interest from Counsel who wish to participate in the Pilot. 

Drafting Workcover Serious Injury Application - Strategies and Pitfalls

16May

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Serious injury applications are the foundation of obtaining common law relief for work accidents.  This seminar will discuss some of the pitfalls that arise from inadequate strategising of the application.  It will also discuss preparation of the affidavit in such a way as to comply with the Ministerial Directions and present the case, without over-exposing the applicant.

Speaker(s): 
Her Honour Judge Katherine Bourke; Jonathan Brett QC and Tim Tobin SC
When: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

How Do I Tender That? Getting Evidence Before The Court

The Common Law Bar Association
20Feb

This CPD will address common evidentiary dilemmas such as tendering evidence once you’ve closed your case, subpoenaed medical and other records where there’s no consent, limits on cross-examination (for example, of observation made by Counsel outside the courtroom), surveillance and proving economic loss.

Speaker(s): 
Jacinta Forbes QC (Chair); Aine Magee QC; Gemma-Jane Cooper
When: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;