Criminal Bar Events & Cpds

Criminal

Trial Series 2: Cross-Examination

Criminal Bar Association
20Jun

The second seminar of the Trial Series CPD brings a panel of experienced criminal trial advocates to share their observations about cross-examination before a jury in a criminal trial. The panel will speak about cross-examination in the following contexts:

-           Complainants in a #metoo world

-           Police officers

-           The accused

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

Speaker(s): 
Shaun Ginsbourg (Chair), Ruth Shann SC, Sharon Lacy, Morgan Brown
When: 
Monday, 20 June, 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):
Barristers Skills;

Forensic Science and Expert Evidence: Transparency, Validity and Reliability

Criminal Bar Association
15Jun

In recent years there has been an increased focus on the reliability, validity and transparency of expert evidence. In addition to understanding the science behind an expert opinion, counsel should understand the validity of various techniques, the potential for error or bias and how to determine actual expertise.

Join us for this special in-person only event, presented by eminent scientific and academic experts, to be followed by drinks.

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This is an in-person only event.

VENUE: Peter O’Callaghan QC Gallery, Ground Floor, Owen Dixon Chambers West, 525 Lonsdale St.

Speaker(s): 
President Chris Maxwell- Victorian Court of Appeal (Chair), Dr Kaye Ballantyne- Chief Forensic Scientist (VPFSD), Dr Rebecca Kogios, Executive Director (VPFSD), Professor Gary Edmond- University of NSW
When: 
Wednesday, 15 June, 2022 - 16:30 to 18:30
Where: 
Owen Dixon Chambers West, 525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
2 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;

I Don’t Have Those Instructions - Do I Want Them?

Criminal Bar Association
2May

When, whether and how to take instructions is always a challenge. In this seminar, our speakers offer suggestions on developing the skills and judgement necessary to undertake this critical exercise.

We are returning to in-person CPD sessions! Members are warmly invited to attend in person and to invite instructing solicitors along.

A live stream will also be available.

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

Speaker(s): 
Shaun Ginsbourg (Chair), HIs Honour Judge Simon Moglia (County Court), Amanda Burnnard (Criminal Bar Association)
When: 
Monday, 2 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):
Ethics & Professional Responsibility; Barristers Skills;

Trial Series 1: What is my case and what should I say about it?

The Criminal Bar Association
4Apr

The Criminal Bar Association is pleased to commence the year with the first of its new Trial Series CPDs. The first webinar of the series will focus on case formulation for criminal trials and the pre-trial opening documents. Experienced trial counsel will discuss their insights into how to develop a case theory and how much of it to share.

Joining the Webinar

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This is an online only event

Speaker(s): 
Shaun Ginsbourg (Chair), Her Honour Judge Elizabeth Gaynor, Robert Richter QC
When: 
Monday, 4 April, 2022 - 17:15 to 18:15
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;

Meet the Coroners

The Victorian Bar
9Mar

The Victorian Bar is delighted to host an information seminar presented by State Coroner, His Honour Judge John Cain and barristers experienced in Coronial matters.  This will be particularly useful for barristers who want to learn more about the workings of the Coroners Court and those who are interested in appearing as counsel assisting or on behalf of an interested party.

There will be an opportunity to meet the Coroners at a post-seminar networking event in the Richard Griffith Library.

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RSVP: By Thursday, 3 March 2022

This is an in-person event only.

Speaker(s): 
Róisín Annesley QC (Chair), His Honour Judge John Cain, State Coroner, and barristers Fiona Ellis and Raph Ajzensztat
When: 
Wednesday, 9 March, 2022 - 17:00 to 18:00
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;