Recorded Webinar: Dealing with the Self-represented Litigant - Ethical Obligations of Practitioners (Ethics)

Friday 24th February 2017

Duration:  1 hour

The self-represented litigant is more common today as some quasi-judicial bodies encourage it and economics often compel it. Practitioners must be aware of risks in handling them – both practical and ethics based risks. This topic covers:

  • Ethical problems when opposing a self-represented person
  • Responding to the self-represented person – practice and procedure
  • Poor pleadings from self-represented party – how should you respond?
  • Costs issues and the self-represented party
  • Professional obligations under the Civil Procedure Act and the self-represented party
  • Case study – Dealing with courts that encourage self-representation

Who should attend

This webinar is suitable for litigation lawyers - Australia wide and it has been designed to deliver the Ethics compulsory subject CPD unit for the CPD year ending 31st March 2017.

Product Code: WB15FEB17
 Price:  $176.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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