Wed 29 March | 12:00PM - 1:00PM | At your desk or on your portable device

Synopsis

The third webinar in this popular series will address hearing-related matters, such as procedure, evidence and argument, to assist practitioners to maximise the chances of a successful outcome for their clients.

Learning Outcomes

In respect of a Relationship Property case:

  • Receive guidance about how to prepare and argue a relationship property case in the Family Court. 
  • Gain insights into how to brief, lead and cross-examine witnesses.
  • Gain a better understanding of how to prepare and present oral argument.
  • Strengthen your knowledge of the relevant procedures in the Family Court.
  • Enhance your understanding in respect of orders, judgments and follow-on matters.

Who should attend? 

Family and relationship property lawyers with up to 3 years’ PQE. (Attendance at the previous webinars in this series is not essential.)

Related actvities

The first webinar in this series 'Relationship Property Fundamentals: Preliminary Stages' provides practical guidance on how to open a client file in the vital early stages, what to cover at the initial interview and how to correspond with the other lawyer/party are key. Click here for further details and to purchase On Demand.

The second webinar in this series 'Relationship Property Fundamentals: Middle Stages' outlines disclosure obligations and entitlements, set out approaches to negotiation, and highlight ‘red flags’ should a matter proceed to court. Click here for further details and to purchase On Demand.

Presenter

Claudia Farry
Barrister

Claudia specialises in complex relationship property cases, often involving trusts.   She was admitted to the bar in 1999 and has practised as a barrister sole since that time.  She is now a member of O'Connell Street Barristers.  Claudia has also practised extensively in the area of Human Rights law and draws on this experience in her current practice, particularly when interviewing clients which, in relationship property matters, is often an emotionally challenging experience for them. 


Zara Matheson
Barrister

Zara specialises in medical law, trusts, estates and relationship property law, and has practised in these areas since 1996.  Zara has appeared in the Family Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.  Prior to going to the bar, Zara was a senior solicitor in Russell McVeagh's Auckland litigation department. Zara has also taught the litigation component of the College of Law's professionals course. 

Chair

Antonia Fisher QC