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 Recorded Webinar: Meeting Ethical Standards in Written Communication (Legal Ethics)

Date: Tuesday 8th February 2022
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour

This session examines ethics obligations for practitioners in written communication. Whether by letter, email or other medium they each present ethical risk. This session looks at the main issues to remain compliant, including:

  • Solicitor conduct rules and ethical communication
  • Civility professionalism and courtesy in written communication
  • Duty to establish client’s case factually
  • Writing clearly and concisely – when lack of clarity represents an ethics risk
  • Letters of advice – the ethical parameters
  • Communicating to third parties
  • Inappropriate language and phraseology in written communication
  • When communication breaches can amount to professional misconduct
  • Case study – examples of do’s and don’ts in written communication
Recorded Webinars,Legal CPD Compulsory Subject/s,Recorded Webinar: Meeting Ethical Standards in Written Communication (Legal Ethics)

David Bailey, Barrister, Melbourne

David is a member of the Victorian Bar, and has been in legal practice for over 40 years. He has a strong interest in dispute resolution including arbitration and mediation. He was a founding member of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration board and served on it from 1985 to 2010; he is a fellow of ACICA and a fellow of the Resolution Institute and the first Chair of the International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. David is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Victoria University where he teaches Commercial Arbitration.

He regularly presents papers on civil litigation and dispute resolution for the Law Institute, Leo Cussen Institute, Legalwise and other bodies. He is the senior author of Civil Procedure Victoria and the author of Discovery and Interrogatories, Australia published by Lexis Nexis.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers - Australia wide and it has been designed to deliver the ethics compulsory CPD unit for the CPD year ending 31st March 2022.


Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit – ethics. 

WA lawyers – From 1/4/2021, due to changes to your CPD requirements we are unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: WB17FEB22
 Price:  $202.40 (Inclusive of GST)
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