Recorded Webinar: Misleading or Deceptive Conduct - Litigation Essentials Under the Australian Consumer Law

 

9th August 2018

Duration:  approx. 1.5 hours

 ABOUT THE WEBINAR
Understanding procedural and strategic issues when conducting claims for unconscionable conduct or misleading or deceptive conduct is the subject of this session. It includes:

  • Misleading or deceptive conduct – the nature of the claim
  • The objectivity of whether conduct is misleading or deceptive
  • Statements of fact or opinion – why is this distinction important?
  • Running a misleading or deceptive conduct case
  • Unconscionable conduct – the question of unequal bargaining power
  • Understanding the nature of business relationships and unconscionable behavior
  • Running an unconscionable conduct case
 PRESENTER
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Sally Whiteman, Barrister, Melbourne

Sally has a broad practice in commercial and common law including, and not limited to, insolvency, consumer law and defamation. She also has experience in quasi-criminal, criminal and guardianship matters.

Sally is a member of the Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria (IWIRC Vic).

Sally holds a LLB (Honours) from Monash University. Sally commenced legal practice with a breadth of experience, having worked with media law organisations and the financial crime department of one of the big four banking institutions.

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Dr Michelle Sharpe, Barrister, Melbourne

Dr Michelle Sharpe practices primarily in the area of general commercial and regulatory law, specialising in contract, property and consumer protection law and disciplinary hearings. She regularly appears in all jurisdictions, including VCAT, on her own.

Michelle has a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours from the University of Adelaide and a Doctorate from the University of Melbourne. Michelle’s doctoral thesis examined the doctrines of duress, undue influence, unconscionable conduct and statutory unconscionable conduct. 

Michelle is highly experienced in matters involving breaches of consumer protection law, having acted for (and against) State and Federal agencies. She has written and contributed to papers and publications on consumer protection – particularly in the area of unconscionable conduct. In 2018 Lexis Nexis will be publishng a book authored by Michelle on unconscionable conduct in Australian commercial and consumer contracts.

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in business law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

 ENQUIRIES/ASSISTANCE
If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au



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Product Code: WBQAUG18
 Price:  $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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