CPD Express - Parramatta
Course ID CN170225_MAN1
The College of Law is excited to bring CPD to Parramatta for this first time!
Do you live or practice in the inner west or western suburbs? Attend this seminar and earn four CPD points, whilst satisfying your mandatories.
College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.
Full Price $480.00
Alumni/Member Price $432.00
23 February 2017
23 February 2017
9am - 1.15pm
About This Course
Attend this Parramatta CPD express seminar and satisfy your mandatory CPD points in the areas of ethics, professional skills, substantive law, and practice management and business skills.
Hear from well-known Sydney based practitioners, and take this opportunity to network with your fellow western Sydney cohort.
9am – 10am: Head in the cloud: Ethics and risk for the online lawyer
Speaker: Neil Watt, Neil Watt Consulting
10am – 11am: Stress management in law
Speaker: Dr. Ian Chung, LawCare
11am – 11.15am: Morning tea
11.15am – 12.15pm: Personal injury update
Speaker: Rob O’Neill, Lachlan Macquarie Chambers
12.15pm – 1.15pm: Succeeding in a changing legal market
Speaker: Andrew Price, Inspire Management
Inner west and western Sydney based practitioners looking to fill their mandatory CPD points.
Solicitor and Consulting Ethicist, Principal Neil Watt Consulting
Neil Watt is known as “That Ethics Guy” for his column of that name Neil is recognised as one of Australia’s best known and most entertaining legal ethicists and trainers. Founder of the Qld Law Society Centre for Lawyers’ Ethics and its website “Australian Lawyers’ Ethics” (www.ethics.qls.com.au) Neil served as its Senior Ethics Lawyer until opening his own consultancy, Neil Watt Consulting in 2011.
Dr Ian Chung
Coordinating Counsellor, LawCare, Law Society of New South Wales
I hold the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Sydney University 1963), and Master of Psychiatry (Institute of Psychiatry 2008).
I am a Life Member of the Royal Australian College of General Practice; I have been in medical practice continuously since 1965 with a primary interest in psychiatry; I am the coordinating counsellor of the LawCare Service of the NSW Law Society since 1991; I am on the Management Committee of the Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP) of the NSW Law Society; I am a lecturer at the College of Law since 2002; I am a peer reviewer for the Health Care Complaint Commission (HCCC); I have appeared at over 40 Medical Tribunals, on the bench, or as expert witness; I have appeared on Professional standards Committee Hearings as a member of the committee or as specialist witness; I am a past member of the NSW Medical Board (1987-1990); I have acted as counsellor (of medical practitioners) for the NSW Medical Board; I continue to supervise and mentor medical practitioners at the instruction of the Medical Tribunal; I have been a visiting medical practitioner to the Sydney City Mission (Campbell House) and the Salvation Army Detoxification and Rehabilitation (William Booth Institute) Units since 1975.
I am NOT a fellow of the RANZCP.
I have no ethical, legal or financial disclosures.
Barrister, Lachlan Macquarie Chambers
Rob commenced practice as a Barrister in August 1975 and has since then has held briefs in the areas of Personal Injury; Wills Disputes; Commercial Disputes; Appellate; Common Law and Equity matters.
Rob commenced practice in Sydney and since 1979 has held chambers in Parramatta and was one of the founding members of Lachlan Macquarie Chambers in George Street Parramatta and was Head of Chambers for some 25 years.
Rob has had a diverse practice in the District Court and Supreme Court over the years and has provided advice in all of the above areas including complex areas of law and fact.