Latest event

Date
24th October 2020
Venue
ICC Darling Harbour
CLE/CPD
8 CPD Points covering: (Ethics & Professional responsibility, Practice Management & Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive Law.)
Speakers
12 Quality Speakers

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Annual Law Conference 2020 24thOctober 2020 | ICC Darling Harbour

Nigel Cotman SC

Opening of the Conference: ‘Reflections on life at the Bar’

Nigel has been in practice as a Barrister since 1981 and has recently retired. His experience includes being Assistant Commissioner, ICAC, re Grains Board Enquiry, representing regulators

Patricia Lane

Property and Equity update

Patricia was formerly Senior Deputy Registrar, Federal Court of Australia. Since commencing practice at the Bar, Patricia has appeared in many property and equity cases in the Supreme Court
Stephen Doyle

Key updates relevant to Sole Practitioners

Stephen is a humble sole practitioner from Prestons, and a former taxation practitioner (who wrestles on a daily basis with small business instructions). He is a regular presenter and
Allison Benson

Strata Laws: ‘Latest Updates on Strata Disputes’

Allison is a Director of Kerin Benson Lawyers who specialize in strata and building defects law. Allison has been involved with strata and community title law since 2008. She
Josephine Leone

Electronic Conveyancing ‘PEXA Update’

Josephine Leone is currently the NSW PEXA Partner managing a Portfolio of certified NSW Members and assisting those members to achieve their e-Conveyancing goals. Josephine is also a Legal
Frances Moffitt

Ethics: ‘The Ethics of succession planning for sole practitioners’

Fran Moffitt is a Solicitor in the Professional Standards Department at The Law Society of NSW. Fran’s professional experience includes insolvency, criminal law, administrative law, taxation law and statutory
Doug Spencer OAM

Practice Management ‘How to be successful in a small firm’

Doug was admitted as a solicitor in 1970. He joined Miller Noyce & Doust in November 1973 and became a partner in 1976. Since that time he has handled
Jim Doyle

Building Disputes ‘Cracks in Building standards ’

Jim is qualified and experienced as an engineer, economist and lawyer and is a Director of Doyle’s Construction Lawyers, which has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Mr.
John Armfield

Wills & Estates: –‘Latest on Estate & Property Litigation’

John is a Barrister practicing primarily in the fields of estate and property litigation. He was admitted to the bar in 1983 and since that time has appeared in
Andrew Rider

Taxation: ‘Important Tax changes for Trusts’

Andrew is recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading Australian tax Barrister specialising in tax litigation and dispute resolution. He advises on Australia-wide taxes, including stamp duties, land tax
Michael Mantaj

Criminal Law – ‘Latest update on traffic laws’

Defending traffic offences can be a tedious business, be it drink driving or a Police pursuit. Our presenter, Michal Mantaj, has come up with a practical guide for traffic
Malcolm Health

IT: ‘Cyber Crime and protection of personal data’

Malcolm joined Lawcover in August 2012 and conducts risk management strategies through the ‘Lawcover Risk Management Education Program’. These are at law firms, practice management courses of the Law Society

Transport: Trains and Buses to the CBD – leave a 5 to 8 minute walk to the ICC at Darling Harbour from Town Hall. Ferries from Circular Quay stop at King Street Wharf with an 8 minute walk to the ICC.

Parking: Wilsons have Car Parks in Sussex Street and the Harbour Side Car Park in Murray Street with reasonable ‘all day’ rates. The ICC Carpark under the building has an ‘all day’ rate of $49.

Changes: Made where rescheduling is required.

Cancellations: Will be refunded if required.

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS 

”The calibre of speakers was exceptional with a good mix of topics”

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”The usual high standard of conference, to be recommended to my fellow peers”

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”Well planned on the weekend so I don’t miss being in the office during the week ”

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”How about more female speakers/better venue? – We have listened! See program this year”

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CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

24th October | 8 CPD Points

Allison Benson
Allison Benson
Solicitor – Kerin Benson Lawyers
Andrew Rider
Andrew Rider
Barrister - Level 22 Chambers
Doug Spencer OAM
Doug Spencer OAM
Solicitor – Miller Noyce
Frances Moffitt
Frances Moffitt
Solicitor- Law Society NSW
Jim Doyle
Jim Doyle
Solicitor – Doyles Construction Lawyers
John Armfield
John Armfield
Barrister - Wentworth Chambers
Josephine Leone
Josephine Leone
NSW PEXA Partner
Michael Mantaj
Michael Mantaj
Solicitor – Conditsis & Associates
Patricia Lane
Patricia Lane
Barrister - Level 22 Chambers

Annual Law Conference 2020

24th October – 8 CPD Points 

New Members Fee

$800

Conference Fees $800 (incl. GST)

($745 + $55 Joining Fee)

  • ICC Darling Harbour
  •  CPD Points earned: 8
  • (Ethics & Professional responsibility, Practice Management & Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive Law.)

Members Fee

$745

Conference Fees

 $745 (incl. GST)

  • ICC Darling Harbour
  •  CPD Points earned: 8
  • (Ethics & Professional responsibility, Practice Management & Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive Law.)