- core area 4 (substantive law)

  • Government Law Afternoon Autumn 2017

    Wednesday 1 March 2017, 12 – 5.15pm — ANU Commons Function Centre

    The ACT Law Society’s Government Law Committee is proud to present the Spring 2016 Government Law Afternoon. This event is designed for lawyers working within, or involved with, government departments, and covers all four core areas.​ There will also be a gathering at a nearby drinks venue following completion of the afternoon.

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  • GLA: Privilege for in-house lawyers

    Wednesday 1 March 2017, 3 – 4pm — ANU Commons Function Centre

    Caroline Bush, the Partner in Charge of Clayton Utz Canberra, will give a refresher on the law of privilege and and work through some practical ways in which in-house lawyers can best preserve privilege. Attendees will be encouraged to share their experiences of the challenges of preserving privilege.

    This event is part of the Government Law Afternoon Autumn 2017.

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  • Masterclass: Contract Law

    Wednesday 8 March 2017, 8.20am – 12.30pm — ANU Commons Function Centre

    How up-to-date are you with the latest in contract law? Presented by Jeffrey Goldberger, an expert in contract law and a highly rated CPD presenter, this advanced workshop is aimed at practitioners with over five years’ experience. It will assist you to keep abreast of the latest developments in contract law and help you develop your technical skills to enable you to provide more effective solutions for your clients. This practical, interactive workshop will include an overview of recent key developments in contract law and the law on, and drafting tips for, indemnities, exclusion clauses and financial caps. Reviews from one of Jeffrey’s previous Contracts Masterclasses: “Phenomenal presenter”; “One of the best presentations ever, contracts law made interesting and engaging”; “The best contracts law seminar I’ve attended in many years”.

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  • Drink driving pleas

    Thursday 30 March 2017, 1 – 2pm — Webinar

    This seminar will examine recent changes to the law, including recent Court of Appeal and Supreme Court cases, changes to the definition of ‘repeat offender’, interlock licences, work licences and more. Cases to be discussed include Burow v The Queen and Stoehr v Meyer.

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