59th Annual Armidale CLE Weekend
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 2018
Armidale Ex-Services Club, Dumaresq Street, Armidale, NSW
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By attending the Armidale CLE weekend you can fulfil your entire MCLE (CPD) requirement for the year.  The conference comprises plenary sessions that all delegates attend which include the 3 compulsory subjects.  There are also a number of concurrent sessions where delegates can choose to attend either Stream A or Stream B depending on their practice area.

Saturday 10 February 2018

Plenary Sessions

  • Keynote Address:  The NSW 2017 Bio Reforms: More than Just Weeds, Feral Animals and Diseases
  • Professional Skills:  The e-Lawyer – The Future is Now

Concurrent Sessions 1 (attend either stream A or stream B)

  • Stream A: Succession Law
    • Enduring Powers of Attorney – The Extent of Authority
    • Family Provision Claims in Blended Families
  • Stream B: Commercial Litigation
    • Misleading or Deceptive Conduct: Litigation Essentials under the Australian Consumer Law
    • Excluding Liability - Exemption Clause Litigation

Concurrent Sessions 2 (attend either stream A or stream B)

  • Stream A:  Property Law
    • Property Law Roundup: Keeping Ahead of the Changes
    • EConveyancing – Breaches, Remedies and the Key Essentials
  • Stream B:  Family Law
    • Setting Aside a Financial Agreement – When the Gloves are Off 
    • What’s Mine is not Yours: Assessing Contributions in Family Law Matters

Sunday 11 February 2018

Concurrent Sessions 3 (attend either stream A or stream B)

  • Stream A: Commercial Law / Estate Planning
    • Business Structures and Legal Risks: Selecting the Right Foundation for Success
    • Structuring Testamentary Trusts to Bullet Proof the Estate Plan
  • Stream B: Criminal Law
    • Current Issues in Criminal Law – Part 1
    • Current Issues in Criminal Law – Part 2

Plenary Sessions

  • Practice Management:  Bills, Cash Flow and Handling Debts: A Primer for Lawyers on Financial Management
  • Ethics:  Obtaining Information and Using It – What Are the Ethical Limits?

Natasha Hammond, Barrister, Martin Place Chambers

Matthew Burgess, Director, View Legal

Jennifer McMillan, Legal Practice Consultant, Lawcover

Elizabeth Richmond, Special Counsel, Clayton Utz

Tony Cahill, Author, Legal Commentator and Principal, Anthony F Cahill & Co.

Sheridan Emerson, Partner, Pearson Emerson Meyer

Jared Bennett, Barrister, Third Floor Wentworth Chambers

Antonella Sanderson, Principal, Family Law Matters

Warwick Gilbertson, Partner, Turnbull Hill Lawyers

Manny Conditsis, Director, Conditsis Lawyers

Michal Mantaj, Director, Conditsis Lawyers

Sean Cortis, CEO, Chapman Eastway

Dr Elisabeth Peden, Barrister, Third Floor Wentworth Chambers

The Honourable Judge Geoffrey Monahan, Federal Circuit Court of Australia

  • Relevant topics, good networking, interesting presenters.
  • Topics appropriate for regional practice, ran on time, good dinner guest speaker.
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the conference this year. Most content was relevant and delivered well. The facilities are fabulous.
  • This year I really learnt a lot from each session I went to.
  • As always the mix of topics was great.
  • The conference material was of significant value and quality, it provides and serves as a useful resource (conference papers) when we as practitioners need to look up the law on a particular topic discussed at the conference.
  • The sessions were full of great information with real use in practice.
  • Well run, good program.  Good selections of subjects.
If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 96702055 or email: jenna@tved.net.au
Product Code: ARMFEB18
 Price:   $789.80 (Inclusive of GST)
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