For All Intents and (Dominant) Purposes: Creation and Protection of Legal Professional Privilege for In-House Counsel

Hear interesting insights into maintaining LLP when your client is your employer as well as when you advise on commercial matters. Ensure that you understand how to maintain LLP with investigation reports in light of the Optus data breach decision.

Tuesday, 15 October 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
Description

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

1.00pm to 2.00pm For All Intents and (Dominant) Purposes: Creation and Protection of Legal Professional l Privilege for In-House Counsel

 

  • The special position of in-house counsel and privilege (aka “client” legal privilege when the client is the employer)
  • The “lawyer hat” and the “business hat” – where is the line drawn for in-house counsel who advise on commercial matters?
  • Privilege and investigation reports – what are the lessons for-inhouse counsel from the Optus data breach decision?

Presented by Angus Macinnis, Director of Dispute Resolution, StevensVuaranlawyers

Presenters


Angus Macinnis, Director of Dispute Resolution, StevensVuaranlawyersx
Angus Macinnis has a broad commercial practice with a focus on dispute resolution, and in particular, on employment and work health and safety law, and intellectual property law. As well as acting in litigation, he also assists clients in dealing with regulators, and in that capacity regularly advises on questions of client legal privilege. Angus also acts in professional disciplinary matters and is a member of the Law Society’s Professional Conduct Advisory Panel.




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.

Description

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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For All Intents and (Dominant) Purposes: Creation and Protection of Legal Professional Privilege for In-House Counsel

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Tuesday, 15 October 2024
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