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 Recorded Webinar: Ethics for NSW Criminal Lawyers - Update in Criminal Law Practice


March 2020
Duration:  approx. 1 hour

Practitioners should be constantly on guard for ethics risks in their criminal law practice. The session looks at some key areas and how best to handle them including:

  • When an error of law or fact arises in proceedings favoring the defense

  • Ethics in Legal Professional and Solicitor Client Privilege

  • Ethics issues in advising client on guilty plea when they wish to plead not guilty

  • What to do when Solicitor and client disagree on conduct of the defense

  • Conflicts when acting for co-accused

  • Duty to represent client to the best of their ability

  • When the practitioner believes perjury has a will be committed

  • Ethical issues when client not fit to give instructions

  • Case study – ethical lessons from the Lawyer X case

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Susanna Ford, Partner, Arnold Bloch Leibler, Sydney

Susanna first joined Arnold Bloch Leibler in 2006 having previously worked with Freehills’ commercial litigation team in Sydney and as an adviser to the Commonwealth Attorney-General. In 2007, she took a position at the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department as Director of the Extradition Unit, and then as Assistant Secretary of the International Crime Cooperation Central Authority where she worked on international criminal law matters. In 2010, Susanna re-joined Arnold Bloch Leibler as a senior associate and was appointed as a partner of the firm in July 2014.

Susanna is recognised for her expertise in restructuring and insolvency and class actions in prominent international guide, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. She is also recognised by Best Lawyers® International in the area of Litigation.

Susanna was involved in the landmark Arrium Administration (winner of 'Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year' and 'Australian Deal of the Year' at the 2018 Australasian Law Awards).

Susanna graduated from Australian National University with a Bachelor of Arts with first class honours and a Bachelor of Laws with honours. She was admitted to practice in 1999 in the NSW and ACT Supreme, Federal and High Courts of Australia. In 2003, Susanna completed her Masters of Laws (International Public Law) from the University of London.


This webinar is suitable for NSW criminal lawyers. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

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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