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 Recorded Webinar: Cost Orders Against Lawyers in Commercial Matters

Date: Monday 15th February 2021
Duration: 1.25 hours


Practitioners are at cost risk when conducting frivolous proceedings. This session looks at risky lawyer behaviour and the cost consequences, especially when conducting commercial matters. It includes:

  • Common issues justifying a personal costs order
  • Practical steps to avoid a personal costs order
  • Case studies – stories from the front line: lessons in what not to do
  • How to say ‘no’ to a client – ethical and professional obligations explored
Recorded Webinars,Commercial Law,Recorded Webinar: Cost Orders Against Lawyers in Commercial Matters Janet McDonald, Barrister, Level 22 Chambers, Sydney

Since coming to the Bar in 2007, Janet has practiced predominantly in commercial litigation with a focus on representative proceedings (class actions) and legal costs disputes, particularly appeals from costs assessments and applications for special costs orders such as lump sum costs orders and security for costs.  Janet's practice is however, very diverse.   She has experience in many other areas of law include administrative law, equity, industrial, work health and safety prosecutions and appellate work.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in business law – Australia wide.  This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

This recorded webinar runs for 1.25 hours.  Lawyers can claim 1.25 CPD units - substantive law.

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: [email protected]

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Product Code: ZBBFEB21
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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