57th Annual Armidale CLE Weekend
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th February 2016
Armidale Ex-Services Club, Armidale, NSW

By attending this conference, you can fulfil your entire MCLE requirement for the year including the compulsory subjects.  The conference is run over 1.5 days concluding at 1.20pm on the Sunday.

There are four plenary sessions which all delegates attend and a series of six 2-hour concurrent sessions.  For the concurrent sessions, delegates choose to attend either A or B.

Day 1 – Saturday 6th February 2016

  • Compulsory 1 - Ethics:  Disclosure in Practice – Your Obligation to Disclose - Steve Mark, Director, Creative Consequences, Sydney
  • Compulsory 2 - Professional Skills:  Negotiation and Mediation – The Art of Persuasion and Communication - Derek M. Minus, Barrister, Mediation & Arbitration Chambers, Sydney
  • Concurrent Sessions 1A: Family Law:
    • New Child Abuse Court Documents – Practice and Procedure Explained -: Suzanne Christie, Barrister, Culwulla Chambers, Sydney
    • Post Separation Property Windfall – Crack Open the Champagne or Back to Court? Melinda Winning, Partner, Barkus Doolan Family Law, Sydney
  • Concurrent Sessions 1B: Property Law:
    • Conveyancing Practice Changes - Tony Cahill, Principal, Anthony F Cahill & Co, Sydney
    • Property Law Update: New Sale of Business Contract – Strata Scheme Reforms – Retail Leasing Update Tony Cahill, Principal, Anthony F Cahill & Co, Sydney
  • Concurrent Sessions 2A: Succession Law:
    • The Duty of the Willmaker’s Lawyer after Calvert v Badenach - Statutory Wills: The Courts Get Creative - Anthea Kennedy, Partner, Teece Hodgson & Ward, Sydney
    • Conflicts of Interest of Enduring Powers of Attorney - Darryl Browne, Principal, Browne Linkenbagh Legal Services, Leura, NSW
  • Concurrent Sessions 2B: Business Law:
    • Unfair Contracts With Small Businesses: The New Rules - Steven Brown, Principal, Etienne Lawyers, Sydney
    • Shareholder Agreements – Reviewing the Fundamentals - Geoff Bartels, Principal, Bartels Business Lawyers, Sydney

Conference Dinner at the Armidale Ex-Services Club (optional – extra cost of $90)
Guest Dinner Speaker: The Honourable Justice David Hammerschlag, Supreme Court of NSW

Day 2 – Sunday 7th February 2016

  • Concurrent Sessions 3A: Estate Planning:
    • Rural Estate Planning: Passing Down the Family Farm and Rural Succession Planning - Paul Muntz, Principal, Fleming Muntz Solicitors, Albury
    • Super and Estate Planning: A Practical Guide - Stephen Bourke, Director, Certus Law, Canberra
  • Concurrent Sessions 3B:  Criminal Law:
    • Drink Driving, Drug Offences and Domestic Violence - Michal Mantaj, Director, Conditis Lawyers, Gosford, NSW
    • Criminal Practice and Procedure - Emanuell Conditis, Director, Conditis Lawyers, Gosford, NSW
  • Compulsory 3 - Practice Management & Business Skills: Costing – Strategies in Creating Value and Managing Costing - Suzanne Ward, Director, Pattison Hardman, Albury
  • Water Rights Update in New South Wales - Mark Procajlo, Partner, Kemp Strang, Sydney

Product Code: ARMFEB16
 Price:   $770.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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