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Auckland Central

Retirement Villages: Advising on the Wisdom of the Transaction (in person)

This seminar will consider the advice lawyers give to clients prior to them entering a retirement village including how to engage with clients and those areas where special care needs to be taken.

Presenters: Megan Bawden, Director, WRMK Lawyers; Glen Low, Partner, Franklin Law | Chair: Troy Churton, National Manager (Retirement Villages), Commission for Financial Capability.
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Retirement Villages: Advising on the Wisdom of the Transaction (live stream)

This seminar will consider the advice lawyers give to clients prior to them entering a retirement village including how to engage with clients and those areas where special care needs to be taken.

Presenters: Megan Bawden, Director, WRMK Lawyers; Glen Low, Partner, Franklin Law | Chair: Troy Churton, National Manager (Retirement Villages), Commission for Financial Capability.
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants: The Use of a Communication Assistant (in person)

The use of a communication assistant (CA) is a new and fast-growing feature of the New Zealand justice system. While guided by international practices, there is a need to understand the issues and processes for engaging a CA within our own context. This seminar will offer practical suggestions for meeting the needs of a vulnerable witness or defendant.

Presenters: Clare McCann, SLT and Communication Assistant, The University of Auckland Michelle Bonetti, SLT and Communication Assistant, Moretalk; David Niven, Barrister; Jo Murdoch, Partner, Meredith Connell | Chair: His Honour Judge Collins
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants: The Use of a Communication Assistant (live stream)

The use of a communication assistant (CA) is a new and fast-growing feature of the New Zealand justice system. While guided by international practices, there is a need to understand the issues and processes for engaging a CA within our own context. This seminar will offer practical suggestions for meeting the needs of a vulnerable witness or defendant.

Presenters: Clare McCann, SLT and Communication Assistant, The University of Auckland Michelle Bonetti, SLT and Communication Assistant, Moretalk; David Niven, Barrister; Jo Murdoch, Partner, Meredith Connell | Chair: His Honour Judge Russell Collins
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Te Ao Maori and the Law: Navigating Pathways (in person)

Te Ao Maori, or the Maori dimension, is an integral element of the practise of law in New Zealand. Its application isn’t restricted solely to matters regarding the Treaty of Waitangi or Maori Land Courts, but has a far more wide-ranging application.

Presenters: John Kahukiwa, Partner, Corban Revell; Te Kani Williams, Partner, Wackrow Williams & Davies Limited; Kingi Snelgar, Barrister, Manuka Chambers; Khylee Quince, Senior Lecturer, AUT | Chair: His Honour Judge Taumaunu
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Te Ao Maori and the Law: Navigating Pathways (live stream)

Te Ao Maori, or the Maori dimension, is an integral element of the practise of law in New Zealand. Its application isn’t restricted solely to matters regarding the Treaty of Waitangi or Maori Land Courts, but has a far more wide-ranging application.

Presenters: John Kahukiwa, Partner, Corban Revell; Te Kani Williams, Partner, Wackrow Williams & Davies Limited; Kingi Snelgar, Barrister, Manuka Chambers; Khylee Quince, Senior Lecturer, AUT | Chair: His Honour Judge Taumaunu
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available

The Future is Here: What Blockchain Means for you and your Client (Webinar)

Blockchain, however mysterious and futuristic it may seem, is already a commercial reality. Its application in a legal context is extensive and set to become even more so. For lawyers being able to understand the technology and engage with clients who are using it will be an essential aspect of practice.

Presenters: Associate Professor Alex Sims, Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Auckland
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $75.00
Non-members $105.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

MHRT: The Essentials and The Unexplored (forum)

This forum will look at the nuts and bolts of the processes at play in the Tribunal in addition to giving insights into the often unexplored application of human rights principles and their relevance.

Presenters: Robyn von Keisenberg, Barrister, Deputy Convenor, Mental Health Review Tribunal; Paul Hannah-Jones, Barrister; Dr Lillian Ng, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland; Kris Gledhill, Associate Professor, AUT | Chair: Judge Pippa Sinclair
Forum CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

MHRT: The Essentials and The Unexplored (live stream)

This forum will look at the nuts and bolts of the processes at play in the Tribunal in addition to giving insights into the often unexplored application of human rights principles and their relevance.

Presenters: Robyn von Keisenberg, Barrister, Deputy Convenor, Mental Health Review Tribunal; Paul Hannah-Jones, Barrister; Dr Lillian Ng, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland; Kris Gledhill, Associate Professor, AUT | Chair: Judge Pippa Sinclair
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Civil Claims Against Lawyers (in person)

You’re juggling a busy schedule when you suddenly need to get involved in a claim made against a lawyer, perhaps against one of your partners, an employee, external colleague or even you. What do you do?

Presenters: Daniel McLellan QC, Shortland Chambers; Rowan Butler, Barrister, Bankside Chambers; Matthew Harris, Partner, Gilbert Walker | Chair: Paul Collins, Barrister, Shortland Chambers
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Civil Claims Against Lawyers (live stream)

You’re juggling a busy schedule when you suddenly need to get involved in a claim made against a lawyer, perhaps against one of your partners, an employee, external colleague or even you. What do you do?

Presenters: Daniel McLellan QC, Shortland Chambers; Rowan Butler, Barrister, Bankside Chambers; Matthew Harris, Partner, Gilbert Walker | Chair: Paul Collins, Barrister, Shortland Chambers
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (1) Audits and Assurance (in person)

This session will look more specifically at your obligations to internally monitor your compliance programme and the importance of internal auditing and assurance processes. It will also address external auditing requirements, including choosing an auditor, preparing for an audit and what to expect, reviewing your audit and establishing a remedial plan where necessary.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Jeanette Kreft, The Compliance Company
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (1) Audits and Assurance (live stream)

This session will look more specifically at your obligations to internally monitor your compliance programme and the importance of internal auditing and assurance processes. It will also address external auditing requirements, including choosing an auditor, preparing for an audit and what to expect, reviewing your audit and establishing a remedial plan where necessary.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Jeanette Kreft, The Compliance Company
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (1-4) Composite Package [all four sessions] (live stream)

This series of seminars is designed to provide practitioners with the tools to understand their AML/CFT obligations and gain insights into how to approach and manage those obligations with confidence and in the most time efficient manner.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor
Live Stream CPD6hrs
Members $340.00
Non-members $495.00
Group pricing available

Commercial Law Series: Directors’ Risks: Managing Personal Exposure (Webinar)

Actions can be brought against Directors personally by one or more of the following persons: • a shareholder; • the Company; • a liquidator; • a regulator (including the IRD); and • a holder of a personal guarantee. This webinar will outline those actions, the consequences, and the practical and legal steps a Director can take.

Presenters: Brent Norling, Director, Norling Law; Christopher Lee, Partner, Hesketh Henry; Stephanie Corban, Senior Associate, Hesketh Henry
Webinar CPD1.25hrs
Members $85.00
Non-members $120.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Best Practice in Family Law Matters - “The Do’s and Don’ts” (in person)

The current review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 is a good time to reflect on the practise of family law as a whole. How can we ensure best practise and maintain high standards? What can we do to improve camaraderie and co-operation as well as ensure the best outcome for our clients? This seminar is an opportunity to engage in this discussion with your colleagues.

Presenters: Cushla Webster, Director, Devonport Law Alissa Bell, Partner, McVeagh Fleming Ross Knight, Partner, TGT Legal Moira Green, Lawyer, Mediator and Collaborative Practitioner | Chair: Stuart Cummings, Barrister, Surrey Chambers
Seminar CPD2hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

Best Practice in Family Law Matters - “The Do’s and Don’ts” (live stream)

The current review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 is a good time to reflect on the practise of family law as a whole. How can we ensure best practise and maintain high standards? What can we do to improve camaraderie and co-operation as well as ensure the best outcome for our clients? This seminar is an opportunity to engage in this discussion with your colleagues.

Presenters: Cushla Webster, Director, Devonport Law Alissa Bell, Partner, McVeagh Fleming Ross Knight, Partner, TGT Legal Moira Green, Lawyer, Mediator and Collaborative Practitioner | Chair: Stuart Cummings, Barrister, Surrey Chambers
Live Stream CPD2hrs
Members $125.00
Non-members $180.00
Group pricing available

Words On Trial (Webinar)

Expert forensic linguistic evidence helped unmask the 1996 Unabomber, revealed the author of Primary Colours and in New Zealand assisted with the Carmen Thomas murder case, the acquittal of David Bain, and the resolution of a trademark dispute between Intercity and the Naked Bus.Forensic linguistics is the application of linguistic knowledge.

Presenters: Dr Bronwen Innes, Honorary Research Fellow
Webinar CPD1hr
Members $75.00
Non-members $105.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (2) GoAML Reporting (in person)

GoAML is the prescribed method by which reporting entities submit Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and Prescribed Transaction Reports (PTRs) to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). It will be essential for reporting entities to understand when the obligation to file an SAR or a PTR arises, how long they have to manage the process, and the information that they will need to collect, as there are mandatory data requirements

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Carolyn Cody, Training, Liaison & Compliance Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (2) GoAML Reporting (live stream)

GoAML is the prescribed method by which reporting entities submit Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and Prescribed Transaction Reports (PTRs) to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). It will be essential for reporting entities to understand when the obligation to file an SAR or a PTR arises, how long they have to manage the process, and the information that they will need to collect, as there are mandatory data requirements

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Carolyn Cody, Training, Liaison & Compliance Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (3) Special Issues (in person)

It is very likely that practitioners will have numerous questions regarding aspects of the AML/CFT legislation and how to deal with practical issues arising from it. This session aims at addressing some of these issues drawing on insights from the experiences of the first reporting entities, as well as focussing on the particular challenges facing the legal profession.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Tiffany Ryan, Head of Financial Crime and Security Services, Westpac New Zealand
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (3) Special Issues (live stream)

It is very likely that practitioners will have numerous questions regarding aspects of the AML/CFT legislation and how to deal with practical issues arising from it. This session aims at addressing some of these issues drawing on insights from the experiences of the first reporting entities, as well as focussing on the particular challenges facing the legal profession.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Tiffany Ryan, Head of Financial Crime and Security Services, Westpac New Zealand
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available

Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (4) Meet the Regulator (in person)

Understanding the role of the AML/CFT supervisors and how they carry out their functions, and in particular the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), will be of immense value to practitioners. This session will provide an opportunity for lawyers to hear from and engage with the DIA, as well hear from the experiences of a practitioner who has had close dealings with them in the past.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Representatives from the Department of Internal Affairs
Seminar CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available
Auckland Central

The AML/CFT Toolkit Series II: (4) Meet the Regulator (live stream)

Understanding the role of the AML/CFT supervisors and how they carry out their functions, and in particular the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), will be of immense value to practitioners. This session will provide an opportunity for lawyers to hear from and engage with the DIA, as well hear from the experiences of a practitioner who has had close dealings with them in the past.

Presenters: Fiona Hall, Barrister and Solicitor; Representatives from the Department of Internal Affairs
Live Stream CPD1.5hrs
Members $100.00
Non-members $145.00
Group pricing available