Jeremy Morris delivers Ethics and Professional Responsibility Lecture at Legalwise’s MCLE weekend session, Saturday 22 March 2014

Posted on 03/21/14

Life Beyond Practice: Professional Misconduct, Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct How far does life outside of work intersect with whether or not you are a “fit and proper person to engage in legal practice?” This presentation will discuss: Party drugs, legal practitioner and professional misconduct Relations with clients: how close is too close Private correspondence; the pitfalls […]

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Proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation

Posted on 03/13/14

Karin Ottesen recently wrote an article entitled “Proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation” which has been published in Butterworths Corporation Law Bulletin, Issue 4, 7 March 2014.

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Karin Ottesen speaks at Legalwise’s Estate Litigation Seminar

Posted on 02/26/14

On 12 March 2014, Karin will speak on the topic “Testamentary incapacity, undue influence and the doctrine of suspicious circumstances.”

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Congratulations Nicholls SC, our newest member of the inner bar.

Posted on 10/04/13

NSW Bar Association announces 24 new silks – Media release

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Nicholas Nicholls presents: ‘Professional Skills: Effective Communication with Clients and Barristers’ at UNSW CLE Rule 42 mandatory units seminar – Thursday 15 August

Posted on 08/01/13

Nicholas Nicholls will present at the UNSW seminar which offers all solicitors who hold current Practising Certificates the opportunity to complete each of the annual Rule 42 mandatory units in the prescribed areas all in one session.

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Jane Needham SC wins 2013 Senior Barrister Award

Posted on 07/31/13

Jane Needham SC has won the Senior Barrister Award at the 2013 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards. The annual awards honour the profession’s best in recognising individual excellence in law.

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“Caveats: The Challenges with Drafting Caveats and Seeking their Removal” a webconference by Simon Chapple – 22 July 2013

Posted on 07/15/13

Whether a party has a caveatable interest in land, or merely a personal or contractual interest in land, is an area of law that is often misunderstood. This web conference will clearly explain when to lodge a caveat, alternatives to caveats and how to remove a caveat from the title of a property.

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Two recent papers delivered by Simon Chapple on terminating contracts and managing risk

Posted on 07/15/13

“Contract risk management: Managing risk when performing and terminating contracts” Legalwise Seminar, Sydney, 5 March 2013.

“Termination of Contract: A practical guide on when and how to terminate a contract and common mistakes” College of Law, Sydney, 15 July 2013.

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Ottesen considers the courts’ application of the Graywinter principle in BCLB 12

Posted on 07/15/13

‘Ottesen considers the various approaches that have been adopted by courts in applying the Graywinter principle and identifies that, as a matter of authority, the less strict approach is now in favour.’

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Jane Needham SC a finalist in the Senior Barrister Award category

Posted on 07/10/13

The members of 13th Floor St James Hall congratulate  Jane Needham SC on being nominated as a finalist in the Senior Barrister Award in the upcoming 2013 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.   Jane’s nomination is recognition of her long and distinguished career at the New South Wales Bar.  The members wish Jane every success when […]

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