Compensation Law Bar Events & Cpds

Compensation Law

Arbitration at the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service

The Compensation Law Bar Association
12May

This CPD will cover the new Arbitration system which will be in operation from January 2023, including the rationale for this system, how it will operate, impact on practitioners in the WorkCover jurisdiction, and what we know so far about how it will operate.

We will also discuss how the Arbitration system will fit in the current statutory benefits dispute framework, and how we expect the system will function.

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This is an in-person event and will also be available online via live stream.

Speaker(s): 
Robert Paoletti (Chair), Luke Perilli, Miguel Belmar
When: 
Thursday, 12 May, 2022 - 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;

Workers and employers can’t contract out of Workers Compensation legislation, or can they?

Compensation Law Bar Association
27Oct

THIS CPD HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

In this CPD, Ian McDonald QC and Lachlan Allan will discuss the ramifications of the recent Court of Appeal decision in McKenzie v Healthscope Operations.

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This is an in-person event only.

Speaker(s): 
Ian McDonald QC (Chair), Lachlan Allan
When: 
Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 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;

Workers Compensation - an introduction/refresher

Compensation Law Bar Association
1Jun

In this CPD, Magistrate Wright will present an updated paper and mainly discuss recent legislative and case law matters as well as addressing some procedural aspects in the Magistrates Court.

Joining the Webinar

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Speaker(s): 
Kim Bradey (Chair), His Honour Magistrate Wright
When: 
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021 - 17:15 to 18:15
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Duty of Care, Breach and Causation in Psychiatric Cases

The Compensation Law Bar Association
27Jul

This seminar will cover the legal tests for establishing psychiatric claims under common law of tort, contract, and the Wrongs Act 1958.

It is intended to assist members to gain an understanding of what to look for when drafting pleadings, taking instructions from clients, and generally preparing claims for psychiatric injury.

Joining the Live Webinar

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Speaker(s): 
Robert Paoletti (Chair), Campbell Hangay
When: 
Monday, 27 July, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Appearing at the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)

The Compensation Bar Association
20Feb

At this seminar, Magistrate Wright will discuss the legislation, and explore case law and the procedural aspects of appearing at VOCAT.

Speaker(s): 
Ian McDonald SC (Chair), Magistrate Brian Wright
When: 
Thursday, 20 February, 2020 - 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;