Registrations for this web stream close 9.30am Monday 3 May
If you want to attend live, and have not already registered please do the following:
If you have trouble accessing the live web stream, visit the live web stream help section or call 0800 333 111 (due to the large volume of calls this morning, there may be a delay in answering your call).
Changes to the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008 (RCCC) and the (Lawyer: Ongoing Legal Education Continuing Professional Development) Rules 2013 (CPD Rules) will come into force on 1 July 2021. These changes include clearer conduct and reporting obligations and allow for the introduction of a mandatory CPD component. The new rules will affect all lawyers and employees of law firms. The presenters will take a practical approach to ensure that you have a strong understanding of the rules and the steps that you can take in order to comply with them.
This live web stream will include:
After attending this live web stream you will be able to understand:
All practising lawyers including partners in law firms, barristers, sole practitioners, in-house lawyers and employees of law firms.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the PowerPoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the live web stream.
View PDF registration form here.
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Partner, Meredith Connell, Auckland
Michael specialises in professional standards litigation, public and regulatory law, and civil litigation with a particular focus on agency and trusts. He regularly appears as counsel in the Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal and has acted on a wide range of other professional disciplinary proceedings relating to financial advisors, real estate agents, teachers, builders, plumbers and gasfitters, immigration advisors and on various sporting codes. Michael also regularly appears in the High Court and Court of Appeal in public law cases and other civil proceedings. Prior to joining Meredith Connell, he worked at the Crown Law Office in Wellington and before that in litigation practice in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Michael is the author of the chapter on the Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal in the Thomson Reuters textbook New Zealand Tribunals Law and Practice.
General Manager Professional Standards, The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, Wellington
Katie joined the Law Society as the General Manager Professional Standards (Regulatory) at the start of this year. She was previously Head of Competition at the Commerce Commission and also held the roles of Competition Manager and Senior Legal Counsel at the Commission. Before joining the Commission in 2011, Katie was Assistant Director of Litigation at the Office of Fair Trading in the United Kingdom and Assistant Senior Director at the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore. She also worked as a lawyer at the Government Legal Department in the United Kingdom and in private practice in New Zealand.
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