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 Recorded Webinar: Drafting Water Tight Consent Orders in Family Law Matters (professional skills)

19th February 2021
Duration:  1 hour 

The coronavirus pandemic has provided many parties with the impetus to reach agreement and bypass lengthy court delays and uncertainty. However, care still needs to be taken. The session looks at the key issues in ensuring watertight consent orders, including:

  • The nature of consent orders – an overview
  • Understanding the importance of the ‘what if’ factor in drafting consent orders
  • Essential inclusions in consent orders
  • Careful and comprehensive drafting – what does this really mean?
  • Drafting consent orders on property matters
  • Parenting matters and consent orders
  • Case study – consent order drafting check list
  • Practical case studies
Recorded Webinars,Family Law,Recorded Webinar:  Drafting Water Tight Consent Orders in Family Law Matters (professional skills)

Adam Cooper, Principal, Cooper Family Law, Brisbane

Adam has been a family law lawyer and advocate for over 20 years. He is the principal of Cooper Family Law, having previously had 5 enjoyable years as in-house counsel at Barry Nilsson Lawyers. Prior to that, Adam was at the private bar in Queensland, where his practice concentrated then, as it does now, on parenting matters and domestic violence.

Adam is the author of the domestic violence chapter for Queensland Legal Aid’s Duty Lawyer Handbook, has authored papers ranging from capacity, to illicit drug use, to the impacts on family violence, and appears regularly in radio family law discussion forums. Adam wrote a family law and relationship column for the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, until that newspaper's demise a few months ago.


This webinar is suitable for family lawyers - Australia wide and it has been designed to deliver the professional skills compulsory subject for the CPD year ending 31st March 2021.


Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit – Professional Skills.

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Product Code: WBXFEB21
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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