City of Sydney Law Society 2020 CPD Seminars

In response to COVID-19

City of Sydney Law Society is currently holding CPD Webinars via Zoom.

Webinars are held on Thursdays at 5:30pm.   Pre-register to receive Zoom link details.


Thursday 

4 June 

Topic: Pitfalls of the Trustee of a Family Trust becoming bankrupt (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Chris Bevan, Barrister, 8 Wentworth Chambers 

Thursday

 11 June 

Topic:  Elder Law - Then and Now (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Adjunct Associate Professor Sue Field

Thursday

 18 June 

Topic:  Sydney and Melbourne Property Bubbles: An introduction to the law of asset lending, the Code of Banking Practice and the recent case of ASIC v Westpac (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Ivan Leong, Barrister

Thursday

25 June 

Topic: Boost Your Legal Practice During COVID19 With Low Cost Automated Legal Document Precedents (Professional skills)

Speaker: Alan Arnott, Technology Lawyer Arnotts Technology Lawyers

 Thursday

2 July

Topic:  Recovery from verbal agreements (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Jeffrey Choy, JCL Legal

Thursday

9 July

Topic: The weird and the wonderful – a discussion on lesser known types of appointments for insolvency practitioners, with practical examples (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Aaron Lucas, Worrells, Solvency - Forensic Accountants

 Thursday

16 July

Topic: Business and professional development during COVID -  The New Rules For Keeping Client Relationships (Practice management and Business Skills / Professional skills)

Speaker: Sue-Ella Prodonovich, Prodonovich Advisory 

 Thursday 

23 July

Topic: Workers compensation with a particular focus on psychological injuries (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Thomas Felizzi, Carroll and O’Dea Lawyers

 Thursday

30 July

Topic: De facto relationships  (Substantive Law)

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

 Thursday

6 August

Topic: Electronic Witnessing of Documents  

Speaker: Lauren Absalom, Associate Lawyer,  Rydge Evans Lawyers

 Thursday

13 August

Topic: The Practical consequences of the introduction of the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 No 7  

Speaker: Tom Davie, Barrister Queen's Square Chambers

Thursday 

20 August

Topic: Self Care for Lawyers (Professional Skills)

Speakers:  Andrew Wong, Senior Consultant and Oliver Brecht, Psychologist with Veretis.

 Thursday

27 August

Topic: Tales from Lawcover: Recent cases and claims against solicitors

Speaker: Jennifer McMillan, Solicitor Manager, Practice Support Services LawCover

 Thursday

3 Sept

Topic: Small Business Access to Justice

Speaker: Dr Craig Latham, Deputy, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Thursday

10 Sept

Topic: Traffic Law

Speaker: Jonathon Taylor, Barrister Trust Chambers

Thursday

17 Sept

 TBA

Thursday

24 Sept

Topic: Trustee Exoneration Clauses

Speaker: Giles Stapleton, Barrister, 9 Selborne Chambers


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







Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers

With thanks to Carroll & O'Dea our Seminar Venue hosts

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