Independence of judgement and freedom from compromising influences or loyalties are essential to courtroom advocacy. So too is knowledge of acceptable conduct in litigation. This seminar will explore the current law in this area, including the circumstances in which a lawyer may be disqualified from acting in litigation and the requirements of an advocate as an officer of the court.
This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will be able to:
Litigation lawyers of all levels of experience.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
|Live Web Stream||17 August|
Barrister, Shortland Chambers
Paul has wide experience in areas of professional discipline and regulation in the legal profession. He has prosecuted numerous cases in the Disciplinary Tribunal and has appeared in the Senior Courts in cases involving discipline and regulation in the legal profession. Paul was a convenor of the National Standards Committee until his nine year tenure expired and he continues to be involved in litigation and advisory work in relation to complaints and discipline. He is a contributing author to Professional Responsibility in New Zealand (LexisNexis) and was consulting editor for The Laws of New Zealand: Lawyers and Conveyancers.
|Grant Illingworth QC
Grant has a Masters of Laws degree (Hons) from Auckland University and won the Fowlds Memorial Prize during his study for that degree. He has conducted his own practice as a barrister since 1975 and was admitted to the inner bar in 2003. Grant has regularly appeared as counsel in all the senior courts of New Zealand, including the Supreme Court and (previously) the Privy Council. Particular areas of specialist expertise are:
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