CPD Seminar Papers

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Challenges at the Interface of Mental Health, Criminal and Family Law

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Dr Piers Gooding, Lecturer, Melbourne Law School; David Niven, Barrister, Sentinel Chambers | Chair: Kate Diesfeld, Professor of Health Law, AUT A focus on the issues that are at the forefront of the interface between mental health, criminal and family law. These materials consider the legal capacity of persons with intellectual, cognitive and mental health disabilities, with a focus on unfitness to plead. An eminent Australian expert and a prominent New Zealand practitioner outline the Australian perspective in comparison to the situation in New Zealand with a view to starting a dialogue that will aid in finding solutions that may assist us to move forward.

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Communicating in a High-Tech World

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Lloyd Gallagher, Principal, Gallagher & Co; Arran Hunt, Partner, Stace Hammond; Emona Numanga, Registered Legal Executive, Anthony Harper; Rhys Kerrigan, IT Advisor, Kinetics Group Limited | Chair: Geoff Hardy, Partner, Martelli McKegg Is your inbox infuriating? Are your text messages too much? Is call logging cause for concern? Are you dealing with clients, or staff, who see posted letters, or even email, as old fashioned? Have you considered how your modes of communication are perceived by your clients and by others? Would being hacked, hack you off? These materials are designed to answer your questions, with real-world examples, on problems and risks surrounding communication in the high-tech world in which the legal profession operates.

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Transferring Property Obligations: Nomination, Assignment and Novation

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Kevin Glover, Barrister, Shortland Chambers; Robert Huse, Partner, Anderson Lloyd Although a common feature of many property transactions, the uses and potential pitfalls of nomination, assignment and novation are not always well understood. These materials consider the similarities and differences between each option and how they may affect common property agreements.

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Health and Safety and Employment Law: An Uneasy Interface

Seminar Paper | Presenters: John Rooney, Partner, Simpson Grierson; Liz Coats, Partner, Bell Gully | Chair: His Honour Judge McIlraith With two legislative regimes involved, and the real possibility of both internal and external investigations, the interface between health and safety and employment law can be complex for the parties involved as competing interests and requirements meet. These materials, premised on a notifiable incident involving injury, will highlight those areas where the two regimes meet, explore the issues that can arise and suggest possible solutions from an employment, and health and safety law perspective.

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Residential Care Subsidies after Broadbent – Where to from here?

Seminar Paper | Presenters: Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited; Theresa Donnelly, Senior Solicitor, Public Trust. What does the recent Court of Appeal decision in Broadbent really mean for residential care subsidies, and how should practitioners be advising their clients in the light of it? These materials provide insights into the decision (it doesn’t answer everything), its effect on residential care subsidies, and where applicable, guidance on advising clients going forward. The question as to whether greater consideration needs to be given to benefits from assets gifted to trusts or sold with a debt back that is forgiven is also considered.

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