The fundamentals of oral advocacy - On-demand
Course ID ID20016_LIT1
This on-demand material was recorded in June 2020
The art of making persuasive arguments is an intellectual challenge a litigator will face time-after-time in their career. The disciplined skill combines analysis, research, planning, writing and in many cases team-work to effectively deliver and advocate your clients case.
In this on-demand recording, join Ermelinda Kovacs, Barrister, Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers and Sheila Kaur-Bains, Barrister, 5 Selborne Chambers in this one-hour fundamental guide where you will learn about:
- Directions hearings – matters to be prepared to address
- Trials – developing a case theory
- Trials – practical suggestions as to how to prepare
- Tips for whenever you are on your feet
At the end of this on-demand course, you may claim 0.5 CPD point. Please consult the CPD rules for your state to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.
Full Price $99.00
Alumni/Member Price $89.10
01 October 2020
30 June 2021
Ermelinda is a barrister specialising in tax and commercial law. She carries with her over 14 years’ experience practising in tax law. Before coming to the Bar, Ermelinda practised as a solicitor and held the position of Director in the tax practice at Ernst & Young. In her role, she assisted multinational enterprises and private groups prevent and resolve difficult or sensitive disputes with the Australian Taxation Office and State Revenue Offices.
Ermelinda is frequently retained by a range of corporate, private and government clients in connection with complex tax and commercial matters. In addition to appearing in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Supreme Court and the Federal Court, Ermelinda has an extensive advisory practice.
Ermelinda is the Secretary to the Australian Bar Association’s Taxation Committee. She holds a Master of Laws in Taxation and she has taught the Tax course in the MBA program at UTS.
Sheila Kaur-Bains Barrister, 5 Selborne Chambers
Sheila is an experienced barrister with 20 years experience. She has specialised knowledge in taxation law at the state and federal level, mineral royalties, administrative law, equity and trusts, wills, including family provision matters, commercial litigation and family law.
Sheila has extensive experience in getting a case ready for hearing, making tactical decisions along the way and appearing at the hearing. She is a team player, tough and get things done in a cost effective and timely manner.
This on-demand was produced in NSW and features NSW-based practitioners. This on-demand is available to practitioners across NSW.
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