2017 Update in personal injury law


This half day session will get you up to speed with the latest developments in personal injury. Presented by Sydney’s leading personal injury practitioners, this day will contain informative and not to be missed sessions on WIRO's role in the Worker Compensation area including an outline of what it does followed by the ILARS Funding policy; recent cases and legislative/changes and developments under the Civil Liability Act 2002.

This seminar complies with the mandatory area of Substantive Law.

Course ID CN170315_LIT1
Type Face-to-face
Duration Half-day
  • NSW
Start Dates 13 March 2017
$324.00 (Member Price)

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Monday 13 March 2017
9.00am to 12.15pm (AEDST)


The College of Law City
Level 16, 111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney CBD

Level Foundational/Intermediate/Advanced
CPD 3 CPD units


9.00am - 10.00am
WIRO's role in the worker compensation area, recent case law and changes

Speaker: Con Ktenas, Principal Lawyer, WIRO

10.00am - 11.00am
Recent cases and legislative and regulatory changes in workers’ compensation

Speaker: Michael Moore, Director, Goldbergs 

11.00am - 11.15am  Morning tea

11.15am - 12.15pm
Developments Under the Civil Liability Act, 2002

Speaker: Reno Gambi, Barrister, Second floor, Wentworth Chambers

Principal Lawyer, WIRO 

Con works in the ILARS section of WIRO and his principal duty is to assess the reasonable prospects of success of applications for assistance for legal funding in the Workers Compensation Commission.
He is also President of the City of Sydney Law Society and a member of the Law Society Injury Compensation Committee and the Accredited Specialist Advisory Committee.

Director, Goldbergs 

Michael Moore was admitted to practice in 1979 and became an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law in 1994.
He initially worked in country practice doing inter alia plaintiff motor vehicle and workers’ compensation claims. In 1982 joined the GIO litigated CTP Claims department as a legal officer in the District Court section, subsequently moving to a major claims practice in the District Court section and then to the Supreme Court section of the GIO.
Michael joined Goldbergs in 1985 as an employed solicitor principally doing litigated Workers Compensation claims for respondent/defendant interests but also personal injury claims for plaintiff/applicant clients.
He became a partner at Goldbergs in 1986 and has practiced in the personal injury (primarily workers’ compensation) area since that time.

Barrister, Second Floor Wentworth Chambers 

Reno Gambi was admitted to the New South Wales Bar in 1990 and practices in the areas of insurance, personal injury, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He has lectured extensively to local government authorities and other institutions and clients in claims management, risk management, general and professional liability and Occupational Health and Safety. Reno is also a qualified mediator.

Non-member $360.00
Member $324.00
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