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Auckland Central

Excellence in Legal Writing 11/2/20 (Workshop)

This workshop will introduce you to three simple hacks to improve your written work: writing concretely; writing actively; and writing less. We’ll also deploy a fourth tool – “point-first advocacy” – to structure arguments for maximum impact. This learn-by-doing workshop will help you achieve writing excellence.

Presenters: Andrea Ewing, Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office (Criminal Team)
Workshop CPD2hrs
Members $235.00
Non-members $335.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Excellence in Legal Writing 12/2/20 (Workshop)

This workshop will introduce you to three simple hacks to improve your written work: writing concretely; writing actively; and writing less. We’ll also deploy a fourth tool – “point-first advocacy” – to structure arguments for maximum impact. This learn-by-doing workshop will help you achieve writing excellence.

Presenters: Andrea Ewing, Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office (Criminal Team)
Workshop CPD2hrs
Members $235.00
Non-members $335.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Commercial Leases and Disasters – How Robust is your Lease? (in person)

In the first seminar of a series on disasters (natural, technological and human-made), this session will look at the complex and fraught area of commercial leases. Content covered will include key issues and how to deal with them.

Presenters: Emily Walton, Partner, Wynn Williams; Dr Toni Collins, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Canterbury; Michael O’Flaherty, Associate, Mortlock McCormack Law; Bryan Tedford, Manager BCAP Portfolio, Assets & Continuity, IAG | Chair: Emily Walton, Partner, Wynn Williams
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Commercial Leases and Disasters – How Robust is your Lease? (live stream)

In the first seminar of a series on disasters (natural, technological and human-made), this session will look at the complex and fraught area of commercial leases. Content covered will include key issues and how to deal with them.

Presenters: Emily Walton, Partner, Wynn Williams; Dr Toni Collins, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Canterbury; Michael O’Flaherty, Associate, Mortlock McCormack Law; Bryan Tedford, Manager BCAP Portfolio, Assets & Continuity, IAG | Chair: Emily Walton, Partner, Wynn Williams
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Commercial Law Series: Substantial Product Holder Disclosures – A Deep Dive (Webinar)

The disclosure requirements for a substantial product holder (SPH) under the Financial Markets Conduct Act and associated regulations come with risks and blind alleys for the unwary. This webinar offers a 'deep dive' into the substantive concepts and procedural framework relating to SPH disclosures, as well as the FMA’s guidance on disclosure notices.

Presenters: Igor Drinkovic, Senior Associate, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Don't Just Sit There — Negotiate (in person)

There is a lot to negotiation - timing, methods, ethical matters and formalities involved, to name a few. Given the propensity for much litigation to settle, to be able to negotiate well is crucial. This seminar will provide guidance and insights for anyone involved in negotiation.

Presenters: Lady Deborah Chambers QC; Mark Kelly, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Don't Just Sit There — Negotiate (live stream)

There is a lot to negotiation - timing, methods, ethical matters and formalities involved, to name a few. Given the propensity for much litigation to settle, to be able to negotiate well is crucial. This seminar will provide guidance and insights for anyone involved in negotiation.

Presenters: Lady Deborah Chambers QC; Mark Kelly, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The Art of Communication — Be a Powerful Advocate (Workshop)

This workshop, led by an experienced advocate and an accomplished teacher/director, will arm you with the skills for developing the art of communication for your role as an advocate – so you won’t let yourself down, or your clients on behalf of whom you speak.

Presenters: Marie Dyhrberg QC; Isabel Fish, Director, Producer and Educator
Workshop CPD3hrs
Members $300.00
Non-members $390.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

Judicial Decision-Making: What Do Judges Do? (in person)

What is a Judge confronted with at a hearing? How do they work their way through the process from pleadings to judgment? What could counsel do better to assist the Court with fact-finding, which in turn informs decision-making? This seminar will provide key insights into what Judges do.

Presenters: The Honourable Justice Jagose; The Honourable Raynor Asher QC | Chair: Paul David QC
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Judicial Decision-Making: What Do Judges Do? (live stream)

What is a Judge confronted with at a hearing? How do they work their way through the process from pleadings to judgment? What could counsel do better to assist the Court with fact-finding, which in turn informs decision-making? This seminar will provide key insights into what Judges do.

Presenters: The Honourable Justice Jagose; The Honourable Raynor Asher QC | Chair: Paul David QC
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Appeal and Applications for Judicial Review in Immigration and Refugee Matters (Workshop)

The aim of the workshop is to equip lawyers with the tools and the confidence to take on appeals and judicial review proceedings in the High Court. This will be achieved by a consideration of the statutory requirements and an examination of all relevant documents. Attendees will work through each of these and learn how to adapt them to their client’s case.

Presenters: Frances Joychild QC; Stewart Dalley, Senior Associate, Ryken & Associates; Matthew Mortimer, Senior Solicitor, Meredith Connell | Facilitator: Deborah Manning, Barrister, Landmark Chambers | Chair: The Honourable Justice Palmer
Workshop CPD3hrs
Members $180.00
Non-members $260.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Are you Trust Fit? – A Focus on Trust Structures and Dispute Resolution (in person)

This seminar will address options you should consider when advising clients on their trust structuring in preparation for the new Act. It will also address issues around managing disputes between trustees and beneficiaries under the new Act.

Presenters: Israel Vaealiki, Partner, Property and Private Client Team, Jackson Russell; Richard Thompson, Barrister, Vulcan Building Chambers
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Are you Trust Fit? – A Focus on Trust Structures and Dispute Resolution (live stream)

This seminar will address options you should consider when advising clients on their trust structuring in preparation for the new Act. It will also address issues around managing disputes between trustees and beneficiaries under the new Act.

Presenters: Israel Vaealiki, Partner, Property and Private Client Team, Jackson Russell; Richard Thompson, Barrister, Vulcan Building Chambers
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland South

Cross-Examination Workshop (March 2020)

In this learn-by-doing workshop, you will get to test your cross-examination skills and get individualised feedback from experienced practitioners in the field and members of the judiciary. Refine your cross-examination skills to increase your confidence and competitive edge.

Presenters: Facilitators: Marie Dyhrberg QC; Paul Dacre QC; Paul Borich QC; Rachael Reed QC; Ish Jayanandan; Denise Wallwork; Julie-Anne Kincade; Aieyah Shendi | Moderators: Judge Andrée Wiltens; Judge Earwaker; Judge Winter; Judge Bergseng
Workshop CPD4hrs
Members $300.00
Non-members $435.00
Auckland Central

Lights, Funding, Action: A Closer Look at Litigation Funding and Class Actions (in person)

Class actions are becoming an increasingly common feature of the NZ legal landscape. A number of litigation funders are also now funding claims in NZ, which is further fuelling the rise in class actions. This seminar will deliver key information, insights, and practical tips from those experienced in commencing, funding, and defending class actions.

Presenters: Angela Parlane, Managing Director, Shine Lawyers NZ; David Friar, Partner, Bell Gully; Jonathan Woodhams, Executive Director, LPF Group Ltd | Chair: Hon Rodney Hansen CNZM QC
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Lights, Funding, Action: A Closer Look at Litigation Funding and Class Actions (live stream)

Class actions are becoming an increasingly common feature of the NZ legal landscape. A number of litigation funders are also now funding claims in NZ, which is further fuelling the rise in class actions. This seminar will deliver key information, insights, and practical tips from those experienced in commencing, funding, and defending class actions.

Presenters: Angela Parlane, Managing Director, Shine Lawyers NZ; David Friar, Partner, Bell Gully; Jonathan Woodhams, Executive Director, LPF Group Ltd | Chair: Hon Rodney Hansen CNZM QC
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Financial Service Providers – Compulsory Registration Law Updated (Webinar)

Law governing the controversial Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR) has been substantially updated. The updated law comes into force on 29 June 2020. A wide range of financial service providers (FSPs) are required to register on the FSPR including lenders, financial advice providers, custodians and licensed FSPs.

Presenters: Simon Papa, Director, Cygnus Law
Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $90.00
Non-members $130.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Evidence Law Update for Civil and Criminal Lawyers (in person)

Presented by two evidence law academics from the University of Auckland Faculty of Law (one of whom is a co-author and general editor of the 2018 text Mahoney on Evidence: Act & Analysis), this seminar will focus on the current application of key sections of the Evidence Act 2006 in both the civil and criminal law jurisdictions.

Presenters: Scott Optican, Associate Professor, University of Auckland Faculty of Law; Carrie Leonetti, Associate Professor, University of Auckland Faculty of Law
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Evidence Law Update for Civil and Criminal Lawyers (live stream)

Presented by two evidence law academics from the University of Auckland Faculty of Law (one of whom is a co-author and general editor of the 2018 text Mahoney on Evidence: Act & Analysis), this seminar will focus on the current application of key sections of the Evidence Act 2006 in both the civil and criminal law jurisdictions.

Presenters: Scott Optican, Associate Professor, University of Auckland Faculty of Law; Carrie Leonetti, Associate Professor, University of Auckland Faculty of Law
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland South

Examination-in-Chief and Re-Examination Workshop

In this learn-by-doing workshop, you will get to test your examination-in-chief and re-examination skills and receive individualised feedback from experienced practitioners in the field and members of the judiciary. Refine your questioning skills and associated techniques to increase your confidence and impact in court. Limited spaces available.

Presenters: Facilitators: Steve Bonnar QC, Marc Corlett QC, Belinda Sellars QC, Campbell Walker QC, Paul Collins, Sam McMullan, Fletcher Pilditch, Sarah Wroe | Moderators: His Honour Judge Earwaker, Her Honour Judge Manuel, His Honour Judge McNaughton, His Honour Judge Winter
Workshop CPD4hrs
Members $300.00
Non-members $435.00

Estoppel in New Zealand: Where We're At (Webinar)

Although estoppel is pleaded reasonably frequently, there are few decided cases on it. Setting out key principles and focusing on liability and remedies, this webinar will provide insights into the circumstances in which it arises and indeed could apply. It will also consider what might lie ahead.

Presenters: Greg Blanchard QC, Shortland Chambers; Marcus Roberts, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

The Roadmap to Success (in person)

The career trajectory of successful legal practitioners increasingly requires them to be agile. Whether you’re a solicitor aiming to become a partner, contemplating going into sole practice, or becoming a barrister, this is your chance to look before you leap. This seminar is an exploration into the different options and what steps you should consider.

Presenters: Clive Elliott QC; Steph Dyhrberg, Partner, Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law; Mark Anderson, Consultant | Chair: Kate Ashcroft, Partner, Copeland Ashcroft Law
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The Roadmap to Success (live stream)

The career trajectory of successful legal practitioners increasingly requires them to be agile. Whether you’re a solicitor aiming to become a partner, contemplating going into sole practice, or becoming a barrister, this is your chance to look before you leap. This seminar is an exploration into the different options and what steps you should consider.

Presenters: Clive Elliott QC; Steph Dyhrberg, Partner, Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law; Mark Anderson, Consultant | Chair: Kate Ashcroft, Partner, Copeland Ashcroft Law
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available