City of Sydney Law Society 2020 CPD Seminars

 Throughout February and March 2020 seminars will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30pm
Please note:  Tuesday Seminars are at two different venues. 

Please check the seminar registrations form for venue details.


Places are limited so book early. 

 Tuesday 4 February 2020

Topic: Recent Change to Competition and Consumer Act relating to IP rights (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  David Grinston, Solicitor Grinston Lawyers

 Thursday 6 February 2020 Topic: How to Stand Out from Others: Digital Marketing for Lawyers presentation (Practice management and Business Skills) 

Speaker: Ryan Shelley, Managing Director Pepper IT

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Topic: Civil Liability of Police Recent High Court decision in Robinson v NSW on police liability for wrongful arrest  (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Christopher Barry QC, Barrister, 5 Selborne Chambers

Thursday 13 February 2020  Topic:  Recent High Court Cases to note (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Mario Licha, Barrister

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Topic: Ethics Update (Ethics and Professional Responsibility)

Speaker:  Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, NSW Law Society

Thursday 20 February 2020 

Topic: Building client relationships (Practice management and Business Skills) 

Speaker:  Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Officer, NSW Law Society

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Topic:  Affidavits and Documents (Professional Skills)

Speaker: Jeffrey Choy,Solicitor/Mediator JCL  LEGAL

Thursday 27 February 2020 

Topic: Important tax changes - what needs to be done and when (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Andrew Rider, Barrister Level 22 Chambers

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Topic: 10 points when dealing with Police Prosecutors (Professional Skills)

Speaker:  Anthony Strik, Barrister Elizabeth Street Chambers

Thursday 5 March 2020

Topic: When 3 is not a crowd - third parties in Family Law property proceedings (Substantive Law)

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

Tuesday 10 March 2020

Topic: Civil litigation principles in practice - cases from 2019-2020 (Substantive Law)

Speaker:  Brendan May, Barrister Level 22 Chambers

Thursday 12 March 2020

Topic: Navigating the new private sector Whistleblowing Laws (Substantive Law)

Speaker: Samantha Mangwana, Legal Consultant, Shine Lawyers

Tuesday 17 March 2020

Topic:  Family Law - Financial Agreements ( Professional Skills/Substantive Law)

SpeakerCathie Blachfield, Director, Blanchfield Nicholls Family & Private Advisory

Thursday 19 March 2020

Topic: Maintaining and contesting claims of Legal professional privilege  (Ethics and Professional Responsibility)

Speaker: Natasha Laing, Barrister 8th Floor Selborne Chambers

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Topic: Application for Costs Assessments (Practice management and Business Skills) 

Speaker: John Sharpe, Barrister Elizabeth Street Chambers

Thursday 26 March 2020

Topic: TBA  (Ethics and Professional Responsibility)

Speaker: Mark Warton, Solicitor 

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Topic: TBA

Speaker: Jill Gartland, 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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With thanks to LawCover for the 2019 Annual Dinner Sponsorship


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