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Essential Skills: Mediation and negotiation skills plus risk management

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Essential Skills: Mediation and negotiation skills plus risk management

Date & TimeTBC
Format Webcast, Workshop
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

Receive expert tips and strategies that will immediately benefit your daily practice, enabling you to make a stronger impact at your next mediation and become a better advisor to your clients.

Strengthen skills integral to the growth of your practice while obtaining CPD units in Professional Skills, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

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Program Overview

  • Essential Skills: Mediation and negotiation skills plus risk management - Friday 15 Mar
    • 12:30 PM Registration
    • 1:00 PM Opening and Welcome
    • 1:05 PM Mediation and Negotiation Skills

      Whether establishing the terms of a relationship between two or more parties, or effectively mitigating challenges and conflicts to resolve a dispute, negotiation is an essential part of a lawyer's job. In this practical session, practitioners will receive expert tips and cultivate strategies and techniques to improve this vital skill.

      Topics will include:

      • Preparing for mediation
      • Negotiation styles
      • Attributes of great negotiators

      Presenter: Tim McFarlane, LIV Accredited Specialist in Mediation, McFarlane Legal

    • 2:05 PM What Can Go Wrong?

      This interactive session on risk management will provide practitioners with an opportunity to learn from common mistakes, offering expert insight and advice on how to avoid problems in your practice.

      Presenter: Stephen Bubb, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC)

    • 3:05 PM Afternoon Tea
    • 3:15 PM Ethics and Best Practice

      Ethical dilemmas often arise in legal practice and knowing how to deal with tricky situations is essential for all lawyers. Practitioners can expect an in-depth session focused on the ethical responsibilities of engaging in communications with the court, colleagues and clients.Ethical dilemmas often arise in legal practice and knowing how to deal with tricky situations is essential for all lawyers. Practitioners can expect an in-depth session focused on the ethical responsibilities of engaging in communications with the court, colleagues and clients.

      Presenter: Monika Paszkiewicz, Barrister, Vic Bar

    • 4:15 PM Close

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  • Full Description

    Receive expert tips and strategies that will immediately benefit your daily practice, enabling you to make a stronger impact at your next mediation and become a better advisor to your clients. This quick half-day session offers CPD units in Professional Skills, Practice Management and Business Skills, and Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

  • Presenters


    Tim McFarlane, LIV Accredited Specialist in Mediation, McFarlane Legal Tim has extensive expertise in the area of commercial litigation. In 2001, he established McFarlane Legal, Dispute Resolution, which provides specialist mediation and conflict resolution services. Tim is an Accredited Specialist in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation). He is a member of a number of mediation committees and panels in Victoria, New South Wales and Hong Kong, and was recently elected to the Executive of the newly established National Mediator Accreditation Committee. Tim has written and presented extensively on alternative dispute resolution with strong emphasis on mediation, both locally and interstate.

    Stephen Bubb, Risk Manager, Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC) Stephen was appointed as a risk manager by LPLC in January 2016. He has over 30 years’ experience in private practice and understands the challenges that practitioners face. He is focused on the benefits of good legal practice management.

    Monika Paszkiewicz, Barrister, Vic Bar  Monika has a broad commercial law practice with a particular focus on employment law and industrial relations. Monika has been briefed by employers and employees to advise and appear before the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court and the Fair Work Commission in matters regarding adverse action, unfair dismissal, breach of contract and industrial action. She also regularly appears in a broad range of commercial matters in the Ste courts.

  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this session, you will:

    • Equip yourself with the requisite skills to make a stronger impact at your next mediation or negotiation
    • Discover how to better identify and avoid issues of professional liability to protect your practice
    • Obtain effective strategies to improve how you manage common ethical dilemmas facing practitioners