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Auckland Central

Sentencing (in person)

The Court of Appeal has expressed interest in revisiting the main principles underlying the Sentencing Act. Examining potential arguments that arise to challenge the high rates of imprisonment in New Zealand. We will also focus on the Court of Appeal judgment in Zhang v The Queen which focuses on sentencing in methamphetamine cases.

Presenters: Julie-Anne Kincade, Barrister; Kris Gledhill, Professor, AUT | Chair: Her Honour Judge Johns
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Sentencing (live stream)

The Court of Appeal has expressed interest in revisiting the main principles underlying the Sentencing Act. Examining potential arguments that arise to challenge the high rates of imprisonment in New Zealand. We will also focus on the Court of Appeal judgment in Zhang v The Queen which focuses on sentencing in methamphetamine cases.

Presenters: Julie-Anne Kincade, Barrister; Kris Gledhill, Professor, AUT | Chair: Her Honour Judge Johns
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Commercial Law Series: Company Constitutions — One Size Does Not Fit All (Webinar)

This webinar will cover the key variables influenced by various factors (eg types and number of shareholders, whether there is a shareholders' agreement, and Code or listed status), including around pre-emptive provisions; 'drag along’ and ‘tag along’; governance, including appointment of the board of directors; and decisions requiring a special majority.

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

Insights into the Life Cycle of a Civil District Court File (in person)

This seminar offers a rare opportunity to discover more about the workings of the District Court, gain a better understanding of the various stages and procedures that may be encountered on the way to a final hearing and beyond from the Court’s perspective, and receive invaluable insights into how to avoid the numerous pitfalls that can occur along the way.

Presenters: His Honour Judge Harrison; Andrew Gilchrist, Barrister, Southern Cross Chambers; Rowena Tyler, Service Manager, Civil Case Management Team, Auckland District Court | Chair: His Honour Judge Harrison
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Insights into the Life Cycle of a Civil District Court File (live stream)

This seminar offers a rare opportunity to discover more about the workings of the District Court, gain a better understanding of the various stages and procedures that may be encountered on the way to a final hearing and beyond from the Court’s perspective, and receive invaluable insights into how to avoid the numerous pitfalls that can occur along the way.

Presenters: His Honour Judge Harrison; Andrew Gilchrist, Barrister, Southern Cross Chambers; Rowena Tyler, Service Manager, Civil Case Management Team, Auckland District Court | Chair: His Honour Judge Harrison
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Are you Trust Fit? Things to do Before the Trusts Act 2019 Comes into Force (in person)

Reviewing all individual trusts and core documents – are they fit for purpose?Having meetings with the trustees of each trust to take them through the issues and make decisions on action needed.Advising trustees whether they should meet with, or otherwise communicate with beneficiaries to provide information about the trust and the trustees’ policies

Presenters: Bill Patterson, Partner, Patterson Hopkins; Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited; Andrew Steele, Partner, Martelli McKegg | Chair: Bill Patterson, Partner, Patterson Hopkins
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Are you Trust Fit? Things to do Before the Trusts Act 2019 Comes into Force (live stream)

Reviewing all individual trusts and core documents – are they fit for purpose?Having meetings with the trustees of each trust to take them through the issues and make decisions on action needed.Advising trustees whether they should meet with, or otherwise communicate with beneficiaries to provide information about the trust and the trustees’ policies

Presenters: Bill Patterson, Partner, Patterson Hopkins; Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited; Andrew Steele, Partner, Martelli McKegg | Chair: Bill Patterson, Partner, Patterson Hopkins
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Future Planning: Preparation before Selling the Family/Small Business (Webinar)

Globally, 80% of businesses are family owned, however only 25 to 30% of these businesses will successfully transfer to the second generation. This webinar will delve into those principles focusing on preparation for sale, compare sale processes, discuss the value of the business, the role of management and working with advisors.

Presenters: Tim Howe, Partner, Ocean Partners; Sarah Ott, Partner, Ocean Partners
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Navigating Defamation Law: Strategies and Recent Developments (live stream)

This seminar, looking at recent case law developments, will provide insights into options that are available, strategies that can be pursued, approaches to drafting and what to expect if a claim goes to court.

Presenters: Justin Graham, Partner, Chapman Tripp; Tom Cleary, Senior Associate, Chapman Tripp
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Navigating Defamation Law: Strategies and Recent Developments (in person)

This seminar, looking at recent case law developments, will provide insights into options that are available, strategies that can be pursued, approaches to drafting and what to expect if a claim goes to court.

Presenters: Justin Graham, Partner, Chapman Tripp; Tom Cleary, Senior Associate, Chapman Tripp
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available

Health and Safety Case Law Update (Webinar)

Focusing on cases that dealt with key issues in this area such as defining the parameters of a victim, setting the bands, non-jail custodian sentence, alternate sentencing orders, reparation, public policy approach to charitable organisations. We will address the issue of consequential financial loss and the statutory shortfall approach adopted by the Courts.

Presenters: Fletcher Pilditch, Barrister, Richmond Chambers; Barbarella McCarthy, Principal Legal advisor – Litigation Legal Group, WorkSafe
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

Retirement Villages and Residential Care (live stream)

Retirement villages one of the fastest growing industries in New Zealand may also be one of the most challenging to advise on especially the overlap with residential aged care and the right to receive care services in a village setting. This complex, specialised area of practice means that legal advice should be provided by those who know how they operate.

Presenters: Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields Michelle Burke, Partner – Retirement Villages, Anthony Harper; Jude Mowbray, Seniorline | Chair: Troy Churton, National Manager, Retirement Villages & Ageing Workplace
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Retirement Villages and Residential Care (in person)

Retirement villages one of the fastest growing industries in New Zealand may also be one of the most challenging to advise on especially the overlap with residential aged care and the right to receive care services in a village setting. This complex, specialised area of practice means that legal advice should be provided by those who know how they operate.

Presenters: Alison Gilbert, Partner, Brookfields Michelle Burke, Partner – Retirement Villages, Anthony Harper; Jude Mowbray, Seniorline | Chair: Troy Churton, National Manager, Retirement Villages & Ageing Workplace
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
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 South

Cross-Examination Workshop

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 $240.00
Non-members $435.00

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