Mandatory CPD Bundle Rule 6.1

Course ID CN200313_MAN1

  • Face to Face
  • 3.5
  • All
  • 3 CPD POINTS

The new CPD year is almost here. If you haven’t checked off your mandatory CPD requirements, now is your chance in our face to face half-day seminar. By attending you will successfully complete one CPD unit in professional skills, practice management/business skills and ethics and professional responsibility. 

At the end of the seminar, you will: 

  • Understand how to build your personal brand and presence in the legal world
  • Learn ethical lessons from other lawyer’s dilemmas and breaches to maintain an ethical stance in day-to-day practice
  • Recognise the practice management implications of workplace discrimination and misconduct and what you should do to meet your professional obligations. 

The facilitators are: 

  • Chair: Simone Dixon, Lawyer and Adjunct Lecturer, College of Law
  • Emily Kucukalic, Founder and Managing Director, Brand New You
  • Angus Macinnis, Director of Dispute Resolution, StevensVuaran Lawyers 
  • Ronwyn North, Managing Director, Streeton Consulting Ptd Ltd 

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Price

Full Price $360.00

Alumni/Member Price $324.00

Dates

Start date:

26 March 2020

End date:

26 March 2020

Time:

8.45am - 12.15pm

Location:

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

About This Course

 

 

Overview

8.45am: Registration and Introduction Chair: Simone Dixon, Lawyer and Adjunct Lecturer, College of Law

 

9.00am: Professional skills – How to build your personal brand and create opportunities Speaker: Emily Kucukalic, Founder and Managing Director, Brand New You
  • Vocal elements that impact your perception:
    • Pace and tone of speech
  • Dressing for success
    • Enclothed cognition
    • We are what we wear
  • How to work the room
    • Confidence, defensiveness, disengagement, the power of gratitude
  • Developing your personal presence

 

10.00am: Practice management and business skills – Work to rule (42) – the practice management implications of lawyers’ workplace misconductSpeaker: Angus Macinnis, Director of Dispute Resolution, StevensVuaran Lawyers
  • How does Rule 42 of the ASCR make workplace discrimination and harassment a professional conduct issue?
  • Lawyers behaving badly – lessons from the cautionary tales
  • What should lawyers (and their firms or other employers) be doing to understand and meet their obligations?

 

11.00am: Morning tea and networking opportunity

 

11.15am: Ethics and professional responsibility – Lessons from other lawyer’s dilemmas and breaches Speaker: Ronwyn North, Managing Director, Streeton Consulting Pty Ltd
  • Topical ethical issues
  • Recent ethics case law
  • Drawing lessons to maintain an ethical stance in day-to-day practice

 

12.15pm: Close

 

Designed for

This course is ideal for practitioners who wish to successfully complete their mandatory requirements outlined in rule 6.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law.

 

Mandatories Covered

The program covers the mandatory requirements of practice management and business skills, professional skills and ethics and professional responsibility.

 

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHY

Simone Dixon, Lawyer and Adjunct Lecturer, College of Law

Simone is a solicitor at Herro solicitors. Prior to her role at Herro solcitiors Simone was the Assistant Director of Practitioner Education at the College of Law. Simone has lectured in commercial law subjects across The College’s LLM (Applied law) program, and has been heavily involved in the development of both the commercial transactions and the property law streams.

 

Emily Kucukalic, Founder and Managing Director, Brand New You

Emily Kucukalic is the Managing Director of the Brand New You Group, which she founded in 2009. For a decade now, Emily has built a reputation as an entertaining and insightful speaker on personal branding, building personal presence and business development. Emily holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Marketing from the University of Western Australia. She is currently a member of the NSW Premier’s Register for Boards and Committees. Prior to founding Brand New You, Emily was the Group Head of Brand and External Relations at AGL Energy and a member of the Executive Team. Before joining AGL, she was the Director of Marketing and Communications for EDS across Asia Pacific including Japan, China and India.

 

Angus Macinnis, Director of Dispute Resolution, StevensVuaran Lawyers

Angus Macinnis has a broad commercial practice with a focus on dispute resolution, and in particular, on employment and work health and safety law, and intellectual property law. He advises employers and employees on all aspects of employment law, from drafting contracts and employment policies, to dealing with employment related disputes, to dealing with employment and safety regulators. In the intellectual property area, Angus advises in relation to copyright and trade mark disputes, as well as “trade dress” and passing off disputes. Angus also has an interest in international commercial arbitration and international trade law, and has completed the Graduate Diploma of International Commercial Arbitration offered by the University of New South Wales and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

 

Ronwyn North, Managing Director, Streeton Consulting Pty Ltd

Ronwyn North is Managing Director of Streeton Consulting, consultants in legal practice management. She is an acknowledged thought leader in the area of professional risk and enjoys the confidence of many long standing clients in their quest to reconcile professionalism and profit. With experience as a law practice principal and law practice client Ronwyn is well placed to assist lawyers identify and manage client expectations. She particularly likes working with law practices that are interested in doing things differently to achieve positive impacts.

 

Filming and Photography

Please be aware that video/audio recording may occur at professional development events organised by the College of Law for use on our website, marketing materials and publications. By attending and participating in a College of Law Continuing Professional Development course, you consent to the College of Law photographing or recording and using your image and likeness.

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