The essential guide to online legal research
Course ID WA210310_PSK1
The skill to conduct legal research is indispensable for lawyers regardless of area or type of practice. As most researchers know, it is far more difficult than it seems and yet remains a core skill to the practice of law.
Online legal research has increasingly become common practice amongst the profession, offering the benefits of increased work flow and efficient use of practitioners’ time.
This interactive live webinar, presented by legal research expert, Natalie Wieland, Founder and Head of Product, VidVersity, will explore methods of computerised legal research, and the essential skills and techniques that will aid you in your day-to-day practice.
Attendees from past intake:
- “Natalie was terrific – knowledgeable and good teaching style. Excellent idea to have attendees bring their own devices to work through practical exercises. Thank you.”
- “Very useful. Glad I was here.”
- “Excellent presenter; a takeaway with lots of knowledge!”
- “Very resourceful and useful.”
At the end of this live webinar, you will earn 3 CPD points.
The time listed for this course is Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (AEDT). Please take note of any time differences if you are registering from QLD, WA, SA, NT or from outside Australia.
Full Price $297.00
Alumni/Member Price $267.30
02 March 2021
02 March 2021
1.30pm AEDT - 5.00pm
About This Course
1.35pm: Basic principles of online legal research
2.20pm: Identification and retrieval of relevant sources
- Online case law
- Finding legislation
3.25pm: Secondary resources
- How to access secondary resources
4.10pm: Practical demonstration of key online legal databases and tools
- Citation examples and techniques
- Quick tips and skills for the future
This webinar is ideal for all practitioners nationally at any level who are interested in refreshing their skills.
This webinar is produced in NSW and features practitioners based in VIC. This webinar is available to practitioners from all Australian jurisdictions.
Claiming CPD units
The program covers the mandatory requirement of Practice Management and Professional Skills.
CPD Interactive, Founder and Head of Product, VidVersity
Natalie practised in commercial, family, and criminal law for several years’ before going on to complete a post graduate degree in information technology.
In 2008, Natalie launched CPD interactive, an online continuing professional development platform for lawyers. Natalie’s main focus for CPD interactive was to drive quality, cost effective online professional development in Australia.
Natalie’s passion for education allowed her to further draw on her legal tech skills to create VidVersity, a leading Video EdTech creating easy ways to deliver high impact video courses and assessment inside learning management systems, of which she is Founder, and Head of Product.
Natalie is also current staff at Melbourne University Law School where she teaches Legal Research Skills to Masters’ and international students.
Please be aware that this webinar organised by the College of Law may be recorded for use on our websites, 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 and/or voice.