MCPD Bootcamp

4 mandatory CPD units

MCPD Bootcamp
4 mandatory CPD units
Complete 4 units of your required CPD activity for the year in one half-day Bootcamp!

Date:               Monday 27 March 2023
Time:              1:00 - 5:30pm (if attending all 4 sessions)
Format:          In-person or available by webinar

The Law Society of South Australia's MCPD Bootcamp is your opportunity to boost your professional development whilst fulfilling four units of CPD activity in one convenient half-day with the Law Society, in-person or via webinar - or you can also pick and choose just the individual sessions that you need.

Light refreshments will be provided between sessions for all those attending in-person.

Details on the four sessions are listed below:

‘Recent changes to Sexual Harassment Law in Australia and practical effects of this in law practice and beyond’
1 CPD unit in Bullying, Discrimination and Harassment

Presenters:    Sagorika Platel, Barrister, Mitchell Chambers | Leah Marrone, Barrister, Flinders Chambers
Date:               Monday 27 March 2023
Time:               1:00pm - 2:00pm
Format:           In-person or available by webinar

Leah Marrone and Sagorika Platel are both Barristers who practice in discrimination, WHS, and employment law, Sagorika will take you through the key legislative amendments and Leah will give a unique perspective through her role on the Respect@Work Council as to what the changes, particularly the positive duty, might look like in practice. 

Legal Ethics Refresher
1 CPD unit in Legal Ethics

Presenter:      Werner Van Wyk, Deputy Director (Ethics and Practice), The Law Society of South Australia
Date:                Monday 27 March 2023
Time:                2:10pm - 3:10pm
Format:           In-person or available by webinar

An overview of the professional obligations of lawyers with respect to legal ethics.

How to brief a barrister
1 CPD unit in Professional Skills

Presenter:      Magistrate Ian White, Deputy State Coroner
Date:                Monday 27 March 2023
Time:                3:20pm - 4:20pm
Format:           In-person or available by webinar

The tips and issues involved in structuring briefs to give barristers the best start to representing your client on behalf of your firm.

Sometimes you just have to say “No”
1 CPD unit in Practice Management/Business Skills

Presenter:      Grant Feary, Legal Risk Counsel, Law Claims SA,  The Law Society of South Australia
Date:                Monday 27 March 2023
Time:                4:30pm - 5:30pm
Format:           In-person or available by webinar

Law is a profession based on serving your clients, and lawyers mostly go out of their way to help. Sometimes this can be dangerous, and you may need to decline to act. 


27/03/2023 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Level 10 178 North Terrace ADELAIDE SA 5120 AUSTRALIA
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Cancellation and Payment Terms: Registration fee payment is required in full at the time of registration. Previously paid registrations are transferable subject to the alternate attendee being eligible to register at the same registration fee (that is a practitioner who is not a Society member is not eligible to attend in place of a member without the price differential having been paid. Any person who has registered and paid to attend an event but is subsequently unable to do so and does not wish to transfer the registration is able to apply to the Society for a refund, however such refunds (in whole or in part) will be at the discretion of the Law Society subject to the circumstances and any external costs paid by the Society which cannot be recovered by us. Where there are event specific cancellation and/or payment terms published, those terms override any conflicting terms specified here.
MCPD Units: Any MCPD Units listed are only provided as a guide and attendees must satisfy themselves about the nature and quantity of MCPD Units they can claim for the activity. Please refer to the MCPD Guidelines for details at
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