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Progressing Your Case During COVID-19 Restrictions

Progressing Your Case During COVID-19 Restrictions
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COVID-19 is an unprecedented event. The national restrictions imposed will probably have added significant stress for your clients who are wanting to their case resolved. This seminar will take a practical and interactive approach and will help you continue to progress your cases.

This seminar will include:

  • Defining your goals
    - Relationship and communication 
    - Agreed chronology and facts
  • Looking at alternative dispute resolution
  • Trying to resolve
  • Looking at the rules
    - Discovery
    - Interlocutory applications 
  • Upping your technology
  • What tools you have – including Zoom
  • Remote signing.

Learning objectives

By attending this seminar you will be able to:

  • Define and apply methods to resolve issues in court and out of court.
  • Advise on comprehensive technology options, including digital signing.
  • Give practical advice when dealing with your client and the other lawyer.

Who should attend

Civil litigators, company/ commercial lawyers, trusts and estates practitioners, family and employment lawyers, general practitioners and support staff. 


A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.


  • 10.30am - 12.00pm
  • Registrations close 5pm 29 April

Fee (incl GST)

Live Web Stream

  • $149 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $179 - Non-members
  • Live web stream group pricing available! Click here

Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Click here
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Jeremy Sutton Jeremy Sutton
Barrister, Bastion Chambers, Auckland

Jeremy is a senior family lawyer at Bastion Chambers, Auckland. He has expertise in all types of litigation. Jeremy also practises as a mediator. This is his third presentation under lockdown with the others being, Working from Home and Innovation 101.

Jeremy writes a fortnightly column in the NZ Herald called The Ex-Files, and also writes for the Business section of the Herald.

Cancellation and refund policy

If written notice of cancellation of a registration arrives before the day of the seminar we will refund the registration fee, less an administration fee of $40. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute - to correctly assign CPD credit, CLE must be notified in advance. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars if necessary.

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0800 333 111


04 472 7837

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Level 4, 17-21 Whitmore Street
Wellington 6011

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PO Box 5041
Wellington 6140
New Zealand