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Events Ph (03) 9607 9504 Email Web Partners in Business Lunch: Women in Leadership Hosted by LIV, AIMVIC, FINSIA and APESMA This corporate networking event provides a unique opportunity to meet with professionals from a broad range of related industries and hear from three outstanding women executive leaders, Gillian Franklin (Managing Director of Heat Group), Carol Nikakis (CEO of Windana), and Lisa Gray (Chief Operating Offi cer, Retail Banking – NAB). WHEN Thursday, 16 October, 12.30-2pm WHERE Zinc at Fed Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne Bookings are essential by Thursday, 9 October Discussion Forum - International Criminal Justice: Rule of law or realpolitik? In light of recent developments including the capture of Radovan Karadic and the indictment of the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for war crimes, this forum aims to raise awareness about international criminal justice. WHEN Thursday, 23 October, 1-2pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Bookings are essential by Monday, 20 October Partners in Family Matters – A networking event A networking event aimed at family lawyers and professionals who are often called on to provide expert advice, reports and to appear as expert witnesses. Join fellow professionals for an informal evening of conversation, networking and refreshments. WHEN Thursday, 30 October, 5.30-7.30pm WHERE TBC. Bookings are essential by Monday, 27 October LIV Legal Awards Presentation Lunch At this annual presentation lunch featuring MC Ross Stevenson (3AW), LIV Legal Awards will be conferred for the President’s Awards, Paul Baker Prize, Certifi cates of Service, the Rogers Legal Writing Award and 50 Years of LIV Membership. WHEN Friday, 7 November, 12.30-2pm WHERE Zinc at Fed Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne Young Lawyers Ph (03) 9607 9370 Email Web younglawyers Film Night – Fundraiser for Mental Health Legal Centre To promote the aims of Mental Health Week (5-11 October), and raise awareness of mental health issues, the LIV Young Lawyers’ Section is holding a special screening of the documentary We’re Normally Different. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Mental Health Legal Centre to support the important services provided by them to the community. WHEN Tuesday, 7 October, 6-7.30pm WHERE State Library – Village Roadshow Theatrette, Entry 3, La Trobe Street, Melbourne Later Lawyers networking event For those of you who fi nd it diffi cult to attend the lunchtime sessions, take advantage of this great afterhours networking opportunity! Join fellow Later Lawyers for a casual drink & a bite to eat at a lovely new CBD venue, Red Spice Road. WHEN Wednesday, 8 October, 6pm onwards WHERE Red Spice Road, 27 McKillop Street (off Bourke Street, between Queen & Elizabeth Streets), Melbourne Bond with the Bar The LIV and the Victorian Bar invite Young Lawyers and new barristers to Bond with the Bar, a social and networking evening for solicitors and barristers. Kick start your weekend with complimentary drinks and fi nger food! Exclusive to the Young Lawyers' Section and Victorian Bar members only, this in an event not to be missed! RSVP essential. WHEN Friday, 24 October, 6.15pm-8.15pm WHERE Alluva, 461 Bourke Street, Melbourne Regional and Suburban Young Lawyers’ week A host of activities has been arranged across the state, giving young lawyers the chance to get together and celebrate what's great about working in regional and suburban Victoria. So break free from the shackles of every day grind and join in the festivities of regional and suburban young lawyers’ week! WHEN 6 October – 11 October, visit Professional Development CPD Ph (03) 9607 9473 Email Web Federal discrimination law 1.5 CPD Units (Substantive Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility) This session will consider the obligation on employers to provide a Discrimination-free workplace, with a focus on the rights of women, minority racial groups and people with a disability. WHEN Thursday, 2 October, 5.30-7pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Medicine and surgery for lawyers Register for each seminar individually or as a series. Seminar One 2 CPD Units (Substantive Law) Seminar one includes an examination of the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (4th Edition) as well as topics relating to Spine and Neurology. WHEN Monday, 6 October, 5.30-8pm Seminar Two 2 CPD Units (Substantive Law) Gynaecology, Gastroenterology and Psychiatry are examined this evening in the second seminar of this relevant series. WHEN Monday, 13 October, 5.30-8pm Seminar Three 2 CPD Units (Substantive Law) The fi nal in this seminar series examines skin and scars, the cardiovascular system and the lower and upper extremities. WHEN Monday, 20 October, 5.30-8pm WHERE The Alfred Hospital Campus, Monash Medical School Located on the Ground Floor between the Chevron Hotel and the Helipad Entrance via the carpark from Commercial Road. Melways reference 2L C9 YL 2008 – Essentials in banking law and practice 1.5 CPD Units (Substantive Law) This seminar will address sources of banking law, the banker customer relationship and areas of potential liability. When Tuesday, 7 October, 5.30-7pm Where LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne The lawyer's role in mediation 1.5 CPD Units (Professional Skills) Naomi will discuss the Harvard theory of interests based model of mediation and will give participants an opportunity to put their new knowledge into practice. WHEN Wednesday, 8 October, 5.30-7pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne How to navigate the new case management pathway in the Family Court 1.5 CPD Units (Professional Skills) This information session will cover implementation of the new case management pathway in the Melbourne Registry and the services to support the pathway. WHEN Thursday, 9 October, 5.30-7pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne LIV CPD Property & Environmental Law Conference 2008 6 CPD Units (Substantive Law) Water rights, the Owners Corporation Act 2006 (Vic), and the State Water Register are now everyday practice issues for the property and environment lawyer. Enhance your skill set at this stimulating conference. WHEN Friday, 10 October, 9am-4pm WHERE Sofi tel Melbourne, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne YL 2008 – Introduction to mortgages 1.5 CPD Units (Substantive Law) An essential guide to the typical issues encountered in legal practice when dealing with mortgages. WHEN Tuesday, 14 October, 5.30-7pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne YL 2008 – Interlocutory injunctions, Mareva Orders and other applications 1.5 CPD Units (Substantive Law) Principles for determining applications for interlocutory injunctions and Freezing or Mareva orders. WHEN Tuesday, 21 October, 5.30-7pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Advanced communication skills 18 CPD Units (Professional Skills) This three day workshop is designed to assist legal practitioners in the areas of confl ict resolution and communication. WHEN Wednesday, 22 October – Friday, 24 October WHERE ACPACS, University of Queensland, Level 11, 14 Queens Road, Melbourne YL 2008 – Negotiating with police and plea making in the Magistrates Court 1.5 CPD Units (Substantive Law) This seminar will address building a relationship with police, preparing and negotiating charges and summaries. It will also cover preparation and delivery of pleas in the Magistrates’ Court with the use of a case example. WHEN Tuesday, 28 October, 5.30-7pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Bookkeepers trust recording workshop (LIV3110) 2.5 CPD Units (Practice Management and Business Skills) This three hour workshop is suitable for bookkeepers new to trust account recording and anyone wanting to understand in detail the changes brought on by the Trust Account Regulations 2005 WHEN Friday, 31 October, 9am-12pm WHERE LIV, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Legal Research Training Ph (03) 9607 9364 Email Web Legal research training – Case law workshop 2 CPD units Small group session using subscription databases and freely accessible websites. WHEN Thursday, 9 October, 9.30am- 12pm WHERE LIV Library, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Legal research training – 50+ and online 1.5 CPD units It’s never too late to learn how to surf. New small group session covering basic legal research skills at a relaxed pace. WHEN Tuesday, 14 October, 10-11.30am WHERE LIV Library, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne Legal research training – Victorian Legislation workshop 2 CPD units Small group session covering how to search for online and hardcopy legislation, bills, gazettes and Hansard in Victoria. WHEN Thursday, 16 October, 9.30am- 12pm WHERE LIV Library, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne


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