Workshop on Family Law Advocacy


Develop strong, effective advocacy skills by examining the key aspects and requirements for advocates in family law matters. Learn about the Chapter 26B – the new arbitration rules for family law matters.

This seminar complies with the mandatory areas of  Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Professional Skills and Substantive Law.

Course ID CN170202_FAM1
Type Face-to-face
Duration Full-day
  • NSW
Start Dates 6 February 2017
$756.00 (Member Price)

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Monday 6 February 2017
8.30am to 4.45pm (AEDST)


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

Level Intermediate
CPD 7 CPD units

Strong advocacy skills are essential to successfully represent clients in family law matters. 

Experienced barrister and adjunct lecturer, Ian Serisier, will take you through an interactive and practical workshop, examining the key aspects and requirements for advocacy and evidence in family law matters. 

Part 1, the morning session, will examine duties and ethics, and parenting matters. Part 2, the afternoon session, will look at property, dispute resolution and evidence. In addition Chapter 26B – the new arbitration rules for family law matters, will be discussed.

Adjunct Lecturer, The College of Law

Ian is an adjunct lecturer in the Master of Applied Law (Family Law) and recently returned to practice at the Bar. Ian has 40 years’ experience practising as a barrister, specialising in family law and was a Special Counsel at Swaab Attorneys for seven years. Ian has produced numerous authoritative family law publications. He has featured prominently in LexisNexis publications, being the former author of volume 4 of Australian Family Law and Australian Family Court Legislation. He is the co-author of the latest edition of the textbook Practising Family Law with Tom Altobelli. Ian is also a qualified family law mediator and arbitrator.

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Member $756.00
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