Compensation Law Bar Events & Cpds

Compensation 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;

Crimes Compensation Orders pursuant to the Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic): Basic principles and potential pitfalls.

Compensation Law Bar Association
2Oct

Part IV of the Sentencing Act 1991 provides for very significant compensation for victims of crime in a ‘no fault’ setting. However, not all applications are straightforward.  This session explores some of the potential pitfalls.

Speaker(s): 
Anthea MacTiernan (Chair), Ian McDonald
When: 
Wednesday, 2 October, 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;