Compensation Law Bar Events & Cpds

Compensation 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.

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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;
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. 

The Employment Nexus – How hard can it be?

The Compensation Law Bar Association
28Feb

Despite the employment nexus calculus remaining unchanged for decades, questions still arise about whether an injury has arisen out of, or in the course of, employment.  This seminar will provide a recap of decisions in relation to the issue, from Henderson v Commissioner of Railways (WA) to Comcare v PVYW and beyond, including the recent decision of the Full Federal Court in Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v O’Loughlin [2018] FCAFC 173.

Venue:  Bar Council Chamber

Speaker(s): 
Anthea MacTiernan (Chair); Kim Bradey
When: 
Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Owen Dixon Chambers East Level 1, 205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;