Family Law Essentials Series: Knowing How to Manage Difficult Clients and When to Ask for Help

Gain valuable strategies for effectively managing the difficulties of family law clients and understand the importance of seeking guidance when necessary. 

Wednesday, 7 August 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $112.00
Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Sarah Yigit, Senior Associate, Pearson Emerson; Family Law Rising Star, Doyle’s Guide 2024

Professional Skills
4.00pm to 5.15pm Knowing How to Manage Difficult Clients and When to Ask for Help

 

  • Defining ‘difficult’
  • Understanding the client and their needs
  • How to set boundaries and manage expectations
  • When (and how) to terminate the retainer
  • Who can help?

Presented by Alicia Elliott, Practice Director, Broun Abrahams Burreket; Accredited Specialist in Family Law

Presenters


Alicia Elliott, Practice Director, Broun Abrahams Burreket
Alicia Elliott is a family law specialist accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales. She practises exclusively in family law and provides clear guidance and advice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, property matters, parenting issues, child support, spouse maintenance and de facto relationships. Alicia has successfully represented clients in all areas of family law. She has acted in complex financial cases, including high net worth matters, valuation disputes and those relating to family companies and trusts. Alicia was previously employed at the Serious Fraud Office in London and brings a forensic and investigative approach to all of her matters.


Sarah Yigit, Associate, Pearson Emerson
Sarah Yigit is a Senior Associate at Pearson Emerson Family Lawyers, an Executive Councillor of the Young Lawyers branch of the Law Society of NSW and is the Chair of the NSW Young Lawyers Family Law Sub-Committee in the Law Society of NSW. Sarah was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in March 2021 and commenced practising as a family law solicitor in New South Wales in June 2021. Prior to joining Pearson Emerson in June 2021, Sarah worked as the Associate to the Deputy Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1), as it is now known was, for two years, and prior to that as an Associate to two Judges of Division 2. Sarah has also worked and volunteered for over three years' in providing access to justice for victims of gender based violence. Sarah currently volunteers as a Family Law Solicitor for Marrickville Legal Centre. Sarah has a passion for promoting diversity, substantive equality and wellbeing in the profession and actively seeks to promote opportunity, community and support for Young Lawyers.




This seminar is part of a series

Family Law Essentials Series

Tailored for aspiring young professionals, this series enhances your family law practice skills. You'll receive insights from two FCFCOA Senior Judicial Registrars, a team of accredited specialists in Family Law and forensic accounting across 4 sessions. Scheduled conveniently in the late afternoon, this series is essential for all junior family lawyers.

Description

Attend the full series and earn 4 CPD units in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

Testimonials

Really great content. Would recommend.
Great tips provided and very informative topics discussed.
Presenters were engaging and easy to understand and it was very tailored to junior lawyers.

 

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Family Law Essentials Series: Knowing How to Manage Difficult Clients and When to Ask for Help

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Wednesday, 07 August 2024
4.00pm to 5.15pm Australia/Sydney
CPD Points 1
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$160.00
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $112.00
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Legalwise Seminars - 70 Pitt St

Level 11  70 Pitt Street, Sydney 

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Train Stations - Wynyard 400m OR Martin Place 500m
Bus Interchange - Clarence Street 450m
Ferry - Circular Quay 1.2km

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