10 August 2018

2018 New Lawyers Summit

Published on 10 August 2018

As a new lawyer, we know there's a lot to learn. The New Lawyers Summit is a learning and networking event for all new lawyers. The Summit will cover the important skills you need for a successful and fulfilling career, and provide you with the opportunity to network with other new lawyers.


Summit dates: 10 – 11 August 2018

CPD points: 7


Friday 10 August

4pm – 5pm: Keynote session: The value and benefits of finding a mentor (with Claire Bibby, Non-Executive Director, Author and Speaker, and Loren Blumgart, Associate Legal Counsel, Brookfield Property Partners)

5pm – 6pm: Panel discussion – ‘The legal journey’ (with Arthur Moses SC, President, NSW Bar Association, Tim Perry, Head of Corporate, Practical Law Australia, Thompson Reuters, Aaron LePoidevin, Partner, PwC Australia, and Andrea Christie-David, Partner & COO - Humanitarian Law, Salvos Legal

6pm – 7pm: Networking drinks and canapés


Saturday 11 August

9am – 10am: Keynote address: Essential courtroom etiquette and advocacy (with The Honourable Justice Derek Price AM, Chief Judge, District Court NSW)

10am – 10.15am: Morning tea

10.15am – 11.15am: The essential ingredients of a sustainable legal career (with Martine Barclay, Managing Director, Redefine Your Edge)

11.15am – 12.15pm: How to effectively work the room (with Fiona Craig, Speaker, Trainer, Mentor, Coach, Smart Women Connect)

12.15pm – 12.45pm: Lunch

12.45pm – 2.45pm: Practical workshop - The fundamental skills for drafting legal documents


Should I attend?

If you are new to the law and want to gain an edge in your practice, the New Lawyers Summit is for you!

The price includes the New Lawyer discount.

Register now

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