11am - 12.30pm: Ethics Unboxed – Lifting the Lid on Ethical Culture & Practice
Presenters: Jane LeMessurier, LeMessurier Harrington Consulting - PI Risk, Ethics & Practice Management expert
Nadine Lambert, the Legal Profession Conduct Commission, Ethics Expert
1.5 CPD points – Legal Ethics
Recent corporate scandals highlight the critical importance of an organisation’s ethical culture and an individual’s ethical resilience. Ethical lapses play a part in many claims and can range from financial issues, internal pressures, and loss of perspective to conflict of interests and duties to the client and court. This multimedia workshop will focus on building firm culture and individual professional ethics which results in appropriate decision making, retainer management, supervision and communication.
12.30pm- 1.00pm: Lunch Break
1.00pm - 2.30pm: Family Law Unboxed – Unveiling Current Pitfalls
Presenters: Sue Harrington, LeMessurier Harrington Consulting - PI Risk, Ethics & Practice Management expert
Siobhan Parker, Senior Solicitor, David Burrell & Co and Co-Chair Family Law Committee - Expert Family Law Practitioner
1.5 CPD points – Practice Management or Professional Skills
Is your documentation up to scratch? Do your court orders or agreements say what you want them to? Are they binding? Are they in accordance with your client’s instructions? Where’s the proof?
The Society has recently purchased a suite of Family Law documents from Lexon, the insurer of the Queensland PII Scheme which will be adapted for SA practitioners. These documents will be launched during this session and made available to all attendees.
There will be a focus on recent claims and this workshop will consider how your firm can answer the questions above with reference to the suite of documents.
Registration Fees are discounted for those insured via the PI Scheme:
PI Scheme Participants admitted more than 3 years: $110 per session
PI Scheme Participants admitted less than 3 years: $85 per session
Non-PI Scheme Participants: $160 per session
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