Unfair Contracts & Working With External Counsel

Are you across the UCT provisions ? Take the opportunity to hear some war stories and practical advice on how to avoid pitfalls and how to advise business stakeholders on this. Also gain some invaluable advice and tips for working with external counsel and managing internal stakeholders.

Thursday, 24 October 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
1.00pm to 2.00pm Unfair Contracts & Working With External Counsel


  • Understanding the UCT provisions
    • War stories and practical guidance
    • Key concepts
    • Pitfalls and risks
    • Advising business stakeholders
  • Working with External Counsel
    • Tips for billing and budgeting - it does not need to be painful 
    • Managing internal stakeholders
    • Aligning values and advice
    • Forming a team which is more than the sum of its parts

Presented by Andrew Gray, Partner, HWL Ebsworth and Carol Daoud, Head of Leaal, Hearing Australia


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


Andrew Gray, Partner, HWL Ebsworth
Andrew Gray is a Sydney-based lawyer with over 25 years’ practical experience in insurance, reinsurance and alternative risk transfer markets. Working across Australia, Asia and Globally, Andrew has held senior in-house roles with Aon and HIH Insurance. Andrew’s focus is on assisting Australian-based clients, including in-house colleagues, to generate innovative and practical solutions across the full range of challenges and opportunities that present in risk management, risk transfer and disputes/litigation.

This seminar is part of a series

In-House 10 Points Lunchtime Essentials Series

Attend this lunchtime series designed specifically for In-House Counsel to gain an update on the latest legal and commercial issues and risks impacting governance and In-House Counsel each day. Learn practical tips on how to deal with sexual harassment in a 2 hour session to kick off the series. Hear key takeaways for IP, consumer law, advertising, and marketing law, how to tackle the ‘S’ in ESG, make sure your business is ready for legislative changes in employment law and that you understand how to create and protect legal professional privilege in your role. Ensure that you understand the UCT provisions and hear some practical guidance regarding these, gain a timely update on cyber risk and cyber insurance as well as on risks and indemnities included in contracts. Hear practical tips on how to manage working with external counsel and internal stakeholders and steps you can implement to reduce the risk of accusations of greenwashing.


Attend the full series and earn 10 CPD units including:
8 units in Substantive Law
1 unit in Professional Skills
1 unit in Practice Management and Business 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.


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Unfair Contracts & Working With External Counsel


Single Session
Thursday, 24 October 2024
1.00pm to 2.00pm Australia/Sydney
CPD Points 1
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
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