Ethics, Professional Skills & Practice Management for All Lawyers: Ethics, Workplace Disputes and Commercial Transactions

Stay on top of the ethical dilemmas you will encounter in your everyday practice. Understand how to approach workplace conflict, complaints, and disputes professionally and competently. Learn how to recognise risks and red flags in your commercial agreements and develop a strong due diligence framework for approaching commercial transactions. Receive all this and much more while gaining your core CPD units for the year. WEB243V16Z

Monday, 18 March 2024
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
2:00pm to 3:00pm Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas

Join an experienced barrister and delve into the ethical pitfalls and risks that can trip up you, your practice and your clients. Explore real world examples, examine the key facts in each, and develop strategies to avoid getting caught in ethical traps. 
Presented by Murray McInnis, Barrister, Holmes List

Practice Management & Business Skills
3:00pm to 4:00pm Never Waste a Crisis! Holistic Management of Workplace Complaints
  • Comprehensive Framework: Discuss the importance of establishing a comprehensive framework for handling workplace complaints, including:
    • addressing individual complaints
    • proactively preventing them through robust policies, communication, and organizational culture.
  • Implications of the guidance from AHRC: including:
    • the positive duty to eliminate Sexual Harassment
    • the Safe Work Model Code of Practice on Managing Psychosocial Risks
    • identifying, mitigating, and managing these risks arising from workplace complaints and dealing with them in a holistic way.  
  • Tips and traps: particular areas of risk to manage and mitigate

Presented by Jodie Fox, Director, Worklogic Consulting 


Attend and earn 3 CPD units including:
1 unit in Ethics & Professional Responsibility
1 unit in Practice Management & Business Skills
1 unit in Professional Skills

This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

4:00pm to 4:15pm Break
Professional Skills
4:15pm to 5:15pm How to Identify and Address Risks in your Commercial Agreements
  • The concept of risk & commercial transactions
  • Recognition of types of risk (including the use of precedents)
  • Assessment of relevant risks
  • Addressing risks and strategies/tools of mitigation
  • The steps/role of preparation, documentation or self preservation
  • Commercial documentation OR ‘what to do once I’ve done all the hard work’ 

Presented by Simon Owen, Principal, Grantleigh House


Bronwyn Weir, Managing Director, Weir Legal and Consulting


Ethics, Professional Skills & Practice Management for All Lawyers: Ethics, Workplace Disputes and Commercial Transactions


Single Session
Monday, 18 March 2024
2:00pm to 5:15pm Australia/Sydney
CPD Points 3
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