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City of Sydney Law Society: Seminars

September 5, 2019 5:30pm - November 7, 2019 6:00pm
Level 20, St James Centre, 111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers are hosting the City of Sydney Law Society Seminars each Thursday evening throughout the year from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Please note: Places are limited. Registrations for each event can be made through the City of Sydney Law Society here.


Topic: Witness statements, trial preparation and working with counsel (Professional Skills)

Date: Thursday 7 February 2019

Speaker: Sam Blackman, Barrister Edmund Barton Chambers


Topic: Mediation in Family Law (Professional Skills)

Date: Thursday 14 February 2019

Speaker: Stephen Bell, Solicitor and Accredited Mediator


Topic: Updates on the Fair Work Commission (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 21 February 2019

Speaker: Vice President Catanzariti AM, Fair Work Commission


Topic: Costs Disclosures and Cost Orders-obligations of a practitioner (Practice Management and Business Skills)

Date: Thursday 28 February 2019

Speaker: Nipa Dewan, Barrister 2 Selborne Chambers


Topic: Offers of Compromise and Calderbank Offers

Date: Thursday 7 March 2019

Speaker: Adrian O’Dea, Partner, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers


Topic: Professional Regulation-Looking out for number one (Ethics & Professional Responsibility)

Date: Thursday 14 March 2019

Speaker: Mark Warton, Solicitor/Law Society Councillor


Topic: Local Court Advocacy (Professional Skills)

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019

Speaker: His Honour Magistrate Barko, Local Courts NSW


Topic: Online Browser Privacy (Practice Management and Business Skills)

Date: Thursday 28 March 2019

Speaker: Dr John Selby,  academic member of the Optus-Macquarie Cybersecurity Hub at Macquarie University.


Topic: Making Sense of Loss- The Re-Constructionist Model of Mediation (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 9 May 2019

Speaker: Katherine Johnson, PhD, Dispute Resolution Services


Topic: Creditor v Debtor- the “loopholes’ and the law (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 16 May 2019

Speakers: Geoffrey McDonald, Barrister and Aaron Cornish, Barrister


Topic: Contracts for the Sale of Land

Date: Thursday 23 May 2019

Speaker: Greg Walsh SC, Barrister 12th Floor Wentworth Selborne Chambers


Topic: Australian Consumer Law (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 30 May 2019

Speaker: Daniel Tynan, Barrister 12th Floor Wentworth Selborne Chambers


Topic: Preserving the Corporate Veil (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 6 June 2019

Speaker: Aaron Lucan, Partner, Worrells Western Sydney, Central West & Orana


Topic: Recent Developments in deceased estate administration, law and practice (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 13 June 2019

Speaker: Dr John de Groot, De Groots Wills & Estate Lawyers
Author of the Wills, Probate and Administration Practice Queensland, Australia, launched de Groot’s Wills, Probate and Administration Practice New South Wales in late 2017


Topic: Mandatory visa cancellation of non-citizens in prison (Substantive Law)

Date: Thursday 20 June 2019

Speaker: Uche Okereke-Fisher, Barrister, State Chambers


Topic: Taxation issues (full title to be advised)

Date: Thursday 27 June 2019

Speaker: Sarah Woodland, Barrister, 11 St James Hall


Topic: Representing foreign nationals in trouble with the law: the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) for criminal lawyers

Date: Thursday 5 September 2019

Speaker: Stephen Lawrence, Barrister, Black Chambers


Topic: Ethics in Advocacy (Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Date: Thursday 12 September 2019

Speaker: Jonathon Kay Hoyle, Barrister 11 St James Hall


Topic: Registrar Series Seminar

Date: Thursday 19 September 2019

Speaker: Christopher Bradford, Registrar Common Law, Supreme Court of NSW


Topic: A litiator’s guide to electronic evidence

Date: Thursday 26 September 2019

Speaker: Clinton Towers, Director Access Forensics Pty Ltd


Topic: TBA

Date: Thursday 3 October 2019

Speaker: TBA


Topic: TBA

Date: Thursday 10 October 2019

Speaker: TBA


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