Criminal Bar Events & Cpds

Criminal

Ethical Issues Facing New Barristers

The New Barristers' Committee
30Mar

The New Barristers’ Committee is hosting an informal ‘Chatham House Rules’ discussion for new barristers to ask questions about ethical issues that they are facing or have faced in practice.

Attendees should feel free to raise any ethical issue that concerns them.  No question is too simple, obvious or complex. The speakers cover a range of practice areas (including criminal, commercial and family law) and backgrounds.

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THIS SESSION WILL NOT BE RECORDED AND IS ATTENDANCE ONLY

Speaker(s): 
John Leung/Heather Anderson (Chair), Jim Doherty, Deanna Caruso, Emma Heggie
When: 
Tuesday, 30 March, 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00
1 CPD point(s):
Ethics & Professional Responsibility;

Special Hearings in Regional Courts – rolling out the Melbourne model

The Criminal Bar Association
9Mar

In this CPD, Judge Higham will explain how the Melbourne model for dealing with Special Hearings has been working in recent times – especially given the issues caused by COVID 19. His Honour will then discuss the planned roll out of this model to the Regional Courts and how that will work.

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Speaker(s): 
Jason Gullaci (Chair), His Honour Judge Paul Higham
When: 
Tuesday, 9 March, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
1 CPD point(s):
Barristers Skills;

Indictable Crime and Victoria Legal Aid: Grants, fees and funding requirements for barristers

The Criminal Bar Association
16Feb

In this webinar, the grants, fees and funding requirements essential to the Victoria Legal Aid indictable grant system will be covered. It is aimed at anyone commencing an indictable practice or in need of a refresher. It will look at the fees available to solicitors and barristers for this work including additional grants of aid.

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Speaker(s): 
Jason Gullaci (Chair), John Daloia (Victoria Legal Aid)
When: 
Tuesday, 16 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
1 CPD point(s):
Practice management & business skills;

Summary Crime and Victoria Legal Aid: Grants, fees and funding requirements for barristers

The Criminal Bar Association
9Feb

This session is an essential introduction or a valuable refresher for any barrister who is appearing in summary crime legally aided work. This session will include information about the summary legal aid grants system including grants, funding requirements, processes and the fees available for solicitors versus those available for barristers.

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Speaker(s): 
Jason Gullaci (Chair), Saket Verma (Victoria Legal Aid)
When: 
Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30
1 CPD point(s):
Practice management & business skills;

Offenders with an intellectual disability

The Criminal Bar Association
1Dec

Changes to the Sentencing Act have made it increasingly important to determine if an offender has an intellectual disability. This CPD will examine what an intellectual disability is, how it's diagnosed, testing protocols and what services are available. 

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Speaker(s): 
Cynthia Lynch (Chair), Cecily Hollingworth (Chair), Dr Laura Anderson, Clinical Neuropsychologist (VACRO)
When: 
Tuesday, 1 December, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;