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Company Creditor Compromises: Options and Consequences (Webinar)

This webinar on company creditor compromises will, looking at recent case law developments, consider when such compromises are appropriate and their advantages over other options available to nearly insolvent companies. It will also look at some of the procedural requirements including the key question of creditor classes.

Presenters: Daniel Kalderimis, Partner, Chapman Tripp; Jeremy Upson, Senior Associate, Chapman Tripp
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Civil Litigation Series: Starting Right — Drafting Pleadings that Make a Difference and Affect the Outcome (in person)

Covering the function, formal requirements, and rules of pleading, in relation to statements of claim and defence, this seminar will arm attendees with tools and offer them insights into how to start right.

Presenters: Garry Williams, Barrister, Richmond Chambers; Nic Scampion, Barrister, Shortland Chambers | Chair: The Honourable John Fogarty QC
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Civil Litigation Series: Starting Right — Drafting Pleadings that Make a Difference and Affect the Outcome (live stream)

Covering the function, formal requirements, and rules of pleading, in relation to statements of claim and defence, this seminar will arm attendees with tools and offer them insights into how to start right.

Presenters: Garry Williams, Barrister, Richmond Chambers; Nic Scampion, Barrister, Shortland Chambers | Chair: The Honourable John Fogarty QC
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Commercial Law Series: Crossing the Border — Regulatory Issues Related to Imported Goods (Webinar)

Importing goods is vital to the New Zealand economy and to the existence and success of thousands of businesses here. But it also carries risk and expense, and there are many legal requirements and restrictions. Getting it wrong can be costly, in many ways. This webinar will help practitioners to better advise and assist their clients.

Presenters: Jeff Blackburn, Director, Blackburn Consulting Limited – Professional Trade and Customs Consultants
Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $90.00
Non-members $130.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Public and Private Legal Rights: Practical Applications, Key Implications (in person)

With reference to key judgments, this seminar will look at the relevance of contractual rights to relief in judicial review proceedings. What is the effect of a judicial review on a third party who contracts with the Crown? When should their rights be lost, as a result of an error on the Crown's part; when should they be retained? How best is this issue addressed in an application for review? The practical applications and implications will be considered, including in the context of Resource Management Act matters.

Presenters: Seb Bisley, Partner, Buddle Findlay; Dave Randal, Partner, Buddle Findlay | Chair The Honourable Justice Asher
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Public and Private Legal Rights: Practical Applications, Key Implications (live stream)

With reference to key judgments, this seminar will look at the relevance of contractual rights to relief in judicial review proceedings. What is the effect of a judicial review on a third party who contracts with the Crown? When should their rights be lost, as a result of an error on the Crown's part; when should they be retained? How best is this issue addressed in an application for review? The practical applications and implications will be considered, including in the context of Resource Management Act matters.

Presenters: Seb Bisley, Partner, Buddle Findlay; Dave Randal, Partner, Buddle Findlay | Chair The Honourable Justice Asher
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Trusts: Winding-up without Getting Wound Up (Webinar)

This session will look at the various reasons why a trust may be wound-up and the different ways that this can be achieved. In addition, it will highlight the principal issues to bear in mind including the question of indemnity, and address some of the practicalities that need to be dealt with.

Presenters: Juliet Moses, Partner, TGT Legal
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

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

Presented by two of the co-authors of the 2018 text Mahoney on Evidence, this seminar will focus on the current application of key sections of the Evidence Act 2006 in both the civil and criminal law jurisdictions. This seminar will cover recent developments related to rules of evidence that are of interest to civil and criminal law practitioners.

Presenters: Scott Optican, Associate Professor, University of Auckland; Jack Oliver-Hood, Barrister and Lecturer, University of Auckland
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 of the co-authors of the 2018 text Mahoney on Evidence, this seminar will focus on the current application of key sections of the Evidence Act 2006 in both the civil and criminal law jurisdictions. This seminar will cover recent developments related to rules of evidence that are of interest to civil and criminal law practitioners.

Presenters: Scott Optican, Associate Professor, University of Auckland; Jack Oliver-Hood, Barrister and Lecturer, University of Auckland
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

Your Legal Business: Financial and Practice Management Tips, Tools & Traps (in person)

Keeping a legal practice ticking over is easier said than done. This seminar will address how you can better manage various aspects of the underlying commercial side of a legal practice.

Presenters: Gina Cook, Advisory Partner, BDO Auckland; Nita Walker, Practice Manager, Ellis Gould; Arran Hunt, Principal, Virt Law; Lloyd Gallagher, Principal, Gallagher & Co | Chair: Sarah Pilcher, Principal, The Franchise Lawyer
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Your Legal Business: Financial and Practice Management Tips, Tools & Traps (live stream)

Keeping a legal practice ticking over is easier said than done. This seminar will address how you can better manage various aspects of the underlying commercial side of a legal practice.

Presenters: Gina Cook, Advisory Partner, BDO Auckland; Nita Walker, Practice Manager, Ellis Gould; Arran Hunt, Principal, Virt Law; Lloyd Gallagher, Principal, Gallagher & Co | Chair: Sarah Pilcher, Principal, The Franchise Lawyer
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Commercial Law Series: Raising Capital from Private Investors or the Crowd (in person)

For a company wishing to start up or take off, raising sufficient investment capital can be critical – but also challenging. Those acting for investment-seekers and investors alike will be able to upgrade their advice after attending this seminar.

Presenters: Andrew Lewis, Principal, Andrew Lewis Law; Robbie Paul, Head of Icehouse Ventures/CEO ICE Angels/Managing Partner Tuhua Ventures, The Icehouse; Simeon Burnett, CEO and Co-founder, Snowball Effect | Chair: Jeremy Muir, Partner, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Commercial Law Series: Raising Capital from Private Investors or the Crowd (live stream)

For a company wishing to start up or take off, raising sufficient investment capital can be critical – but also challenging. Those acting for investment-seekers and investors alike will be able to upgrade their advice after attending this seminar.

Presenters: Andrew Lewis, Principal, Andrew Lewis Law; Robbie Paul, Head of Icehouse Ventures/CEO ICE Angels/Managing Partner Tuhua Ventures, The Icehouse; Simeon Burnett, CEO and Co-founder, Snowball Effect | Chair: Jeremy Muir, Partner, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

The Commerce Act, Cartels and Recent Developments (Webinar)

The Court of Appeal decision in Commerce Commission v Lodge Real Estate Ltd brings into focus what constitutes an agreement or arrangement in respect of the Commerce Act. Considering the judgment and its wider implications, this webinar will also look at some of the extended definitions in the Act and also the proposed inclusion of criminal sanctions.

Presenters: Katie Rusbatch, Head of Competition, Commerce Commission; John Land, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $90.00
Non-members $130.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The Life of a High Court File (in person)

This seminar, presented by a High Court Judge, an Associate Judge, the manager of the High Court and a litigator, will consider the various stages and procedures that may be encountered on the way to a final hearing and provide invaluable insights into the way the Court system works and how to avoid the numerous pitfalls that can occur.

Presenters:
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The Life of a High Court File (live stream)

This seminar, presented by a High Court Judge, an Associate Judge, the manager of the High Court and a litigator, will consider the various stages and procedures that may be encountered on the way to a final hearing and provide invaluable insights into the way the Court system works and how to avoid the numerous pitfalls that can occur.

Presenters:
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland South

Cross-Examination Workshop March 2019

Cross-Examination can make or break your case. 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. Test your practical skills.

Presenters: Facilitators: Paul Dacre QC; Paul Borich QC; Marie Dyhrberg QC; Rachael Reed QC; Ish Jayanandan; Sam McMullan; Denise Wallwork | Moderators: Judge Wiltens; Judge Sharp; Judge Winter; Judge Bergseng
Workshop CPD4hrs
Members $240.00
Non-members $435.00
Auckland Central

Commercial Law Series: Understanding the Value of Company Valuations: Law - Theory - Practice (in person)

Focussing on private companies, this seminar will explore when the need for company/share valuations arises in practice (other than the sale and purchase of a business), how the issue is usually dealt with (or not dealt with, key terms and methodologies, and how having a greater understanding of these matters will help you instruct (or provide for referral to) an expert to determine valuation.

Presenters: Brendan Lyne, Principal and Director, Lyne Davis Opinion Limited; Chris Gordon, Partner, Bell Gully | Chair: Benjamin Jacobs, Special Counsel, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Commercial Law Series: Understanding the Value of Company Valuations: Law - Theory - Practice (live stream)

Focussing on private companies, this seminar will explore when the need for company/share valuations arises in practice (other than the sale and purchase of a business), how the issue is usually dealt with (or not dealt with, key terms and methodologies, and how having a greater understanding of these matters will help you instruct (or provide for referral to) an expert to determine valuation.

Presenters: Brendan Lyne, Principal and Director, Lyne Davis Opinion Limited; Chris Gordon, Partner, Bell Gully | Chair: Benjamin Jacobs, Special Counsel, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The Big Reveal – Unearthing Information in Relationship Property Cases (in person)

Getting information in Relationship Property cases is essential – and yet it can be a slow, frustrating and costly process. This seminar will provide key insights into the different avenues for obtaining information, how to deal with barriers along the way, and using the information.

Presenters: Lynda Kearns, Barrister, Bastion Chambers; Mike Lowe, Director – Forensic, KPMG | Chair: Brian Carter, Barrister, Bastion Chambers
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The Big Reveal – Unearthing Information in Relationship Property Cases (live stream)

Getting information in Relationship Property cases is essential – and yet it can be a slow, frustrating and costly process. This seminar will provide key insights into the different avenues for obtaining information, how to deal with barriers along the way, and using the information.

Presenters: Lynda Kearns, Barrister, Bastion Chambers; Mike Lowe, Director – Forensic, KPMG | Chair: Brian Carter, Barrister, Bastion Chambers
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

Criminal Law Pot Pourri™ [in person]

A must-attend event for those practising in criminal law, exploring these important topics: 'Harm done': arguing the ultimate issue in criminal appeals, Evidence Act changes – how they affect you, Practical tips for plea instructions, Dealing with the Crown, Jury Vetting and the right to silence.

Presenters: Warren Pyke, Barrister; John Munro, Barrister; Scott Mccolgan, Special Counsel, Meredith Connell; Stephen Iorns, Barrister | Chair: His Honour Judge Winter
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available
Auckland South

Criminal Law Pot Pourri™ [live stream]

A must-attend event for those practising in criminal law, exploring these important topics: 'Harm done': arguing the ultimate issue in criminal appeals, Evidence Act changes – how they affect you, Practical tips for plea instructions, Dealing with the Crown, Jury Vetting and the right to silence.

Presenters: Warren Pyke, Barrister; John Munro, Barrister; Scott Mccolgan, Special Counsel, Meredith Connell; Stephen Iorns, Barrister | Chair: His Honour Judge Winter
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $130.00
Non-members $185.00
Group pricing available

Moving Goods Around New Zealand – What You Might Not Know (Webinar)

With a strict liability regime and relevance for suppliers, carriers and recipients, the law on the ‘carriage of goods’ around NZ is an area that many lawyers should know more about. Contracting out of the default provisions of the legislative code is permitted but getting it wrong can mean that bespoke liability and indemnity provisions are overridden.

Presenters: Pauline Davies, Partner, Fee Langstone
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $80.00
Non-members $115.00
Group pricing available

Auckland South

Cross-Examination Workshop July 2019

Cross-Examination can make or break your case. 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. Test your practical skills.

Presenters: Facilitators: Paul Dacre QC, Paul Borich QC, Marie Dyhrberg QC, Rachael Reed QC, Ish Jayanandan, Sam McMullan, Denise Wallwork, Julie-Ann Kincade | Moderators:Judge Wiltens, Judge Sharp, Judge Winter, Judge Bergseng
Workshop CPD4hrs
Members $240.00
Non-members $435.00