2017 Update in personal injury law

Course ID CN170315_LIT1

  • Face to Face
  • 3
  • All
  • 3 CPD POINTS

Hear from Sydney’s personal injury law experts about the latest issues and developments.

College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.

Price

Full Price $360.00

Alumni/Member Price $324.00

Dates

Time:

9am - 12.15pm

Location:

The College of Law
Level 16, St James Centre
111 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

About This Course

Outline

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.

Program:
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

 

Designed for

All practitioners.

 

Presenters

Con Ktenas
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. 

 

Michael Moore
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.

Reno Gambi
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.