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City of Sydney Law Society 2021 CPD SEMinars

In response to COVID-19 City of Sydney Law Society is holding CPD Webinars via Zoom.

CPD Seminars are free to members

Throughout February and March Webinars will be held on Wednesday and Thursdays - 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Wednesday

3 March

Topic: Determination on Costs from the last 12 months: Lessons for your practice (Practice management and business skills)

Speaker:  Mike Dudman, Director and Costs Lawyer Blackstone Legal Costing

Thursday

4 March

Topic: Navigating the changing landscape of Sexual Assault Laws (Professional skills)

Speaker:  Andrew Tiedt, Director The Criminal Law Specialists

Wednesday

10 March

Topic: Local Court pleas (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Jonathan Taylor, Barrister Trust Chambers

Thursday

11 March

Topic: Family Law - cross border disputes (substantive law)

Speaker:  Tijana Petkovic, Director, Blanchfield Nicholls, Family & Private Advisory

Wednesday

17 March

Topic:  Divorcing a spouse from a Company or a Trust : What are the tax issues? (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Dung Lam,  Special Counsel Team Leader - Tax Coleman Greig Lawyers

Thursday

18 March

Topic:  Cyber Fraud (Practice Management and Business Skills)

Speaker:  Malcolm Heath,  Practice Risk Manager Lawcover

Wednesday

24 March

Topic: Negotiating Skills (Full title TBA)  (Professional Skills)

Speaker:   Steve Lancken,  Mediator and Managing Director Negocio Resolutions

Thursday

25 March

Topic: Permanent stays and setting aside Settlement Agreements (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Luke Geary Partner Mills Oakley

Wednesday 

31 March 

Topic:  Mediation and the role of the Commissioner for Small Business in landlord and tenant disputes during COVID (Professional skills)

Speaker:  David Massey, Solicitor and Consultant 

 Thursday

1 April

 No Webinar will be held

 Thursday

8 April

 No Webinar will be held

Thursday

15 April

Topic:  Mediation and Emotions (Professional Skills)

Speaker: David Roberts, David Roberts Consulting

Thursday

22 April 

Topic: The New Office of the Independent Review Officer (Substantive Skills)

Speaker: Roshana May, Director ILARS Workers Compensation Independent Review Office

Thursday

29 April

 T B A

Thursday

6 May

Topic: Trust Money – Common Pitfalls (Practice management and business skills)

Speaker: Greg Livermore, Investigator, Trust Accounts The Law Society of NSW

Thursday

13 May

Topic: Drafting affidavits: a practical guide (Professional Skills)

Speaker: Quintin Rares, Barrister 7th Floor Wentworth Selborne

Thursday 

20 May

Topic: Title: Legal Ethics 2021: Ongoing developments regarding sexual harassment in the legal profession and key recommendations from the Victorian Royal Commission into the Use of Informers to Police (Ethics and Professional Responsibility)

Speaker: John McKenzie, NSW Legal Services Commissioner

Thursday

27 May

Topic: Section 32 Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 update (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Mario Licha, Barrister


2019 - 2020 CITY OF SYDNEY LAW SOCIETY

COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT

Office Bearers

Colleen DONNELLY, President  | Wayne DIXON, Vice President | George MAVRAKIS, Secretary | Nea GOODMAN, Treasurer

Committee Members

David BARKER AM  Mani NAIR
Mahrukh BATLIWALLA Tijana PETKOVIC
Alexandra BRADLEY Anthony RESTUCCIA
Kerry DONOHOE Phillip ROBERTS
Robert EAVES Anthony SHAW
Igor KAZAGRANDI Charles STANFORD
Con KTENAS Deborah TRESISE
Telmo MARTINS Mark WARTON


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