Advocacy skills session

This seminar is an Advocacy skills session that will focus on the preparation and presentation of written and oral submissions. This will be a CPD Event

The Industrial Relations Society invites members and guests to attend an evening seminar hosted by Clayton Utz.

This seminar is an Advocacy skills session that will focus on the preparation and presentation of written and oral submissions. This will be a CPD Event

Topics will include: 

 

  • The purpose of written submissions

 

 

  • The purpose of oral submissions, and their relationship to written submissions

 

 

  • The technique of persuasion

 

 

  • The structure of written and oral arguments

 

 

  • The technique of oral submissions

 

 

  • identifying the issues to address orally, including dealing with the difficult questions

 

 

  • making oral submissions about the law

 

 

  • making oral submissions about the facts

 

 

  • dealing with questions from the Bench

 

 

  • dealing with a difficult judge

 

 

This practical skills session will appeal to all who wish to learn essential advocacy skills, for those seeking to develop their skills to be more effective advocates, and for those seeking a refresher in advocacy. The workshop will provide you with knowledge and techniques that you can practice to enhance and refine your skills.

 

The presenter:

 

Ian Neil SC

A silk since 2006, Ian works with leading law firms throughout Australia for clients in mining and resources, building and construction, banking and finance, industry, and government and a focus of Ian’s practice is employment and industrial law.

He also appears frequently in commissions and inquiries, has a wide appellate, commercial, equity and administrative law practice in every jurisdiction in Australia, and appears in and conducts mediations and arbitrations in Australia, Hong Kong, and in the London Beth Din.

Ian is the author, with David Chin, of The Modern Contract of Employment, now the leading Australian text on the common law of employment.

Ian’s practice centres on written and oral advocacy. He teaches advocacy as a senior instructor with the Australian Advocacy Institute, and the Australian and NSW Bar Associations. He has been invited to teach advocacy throughout Australia, and in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Seminar Details

Date: Tuesday 22 October 2019
 
Location: Clayton Utz, Level 27,QV1 Building, 250 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Australia
 
Time: Registrations commence at 5:30pm, and the presentation will commence at 6:00 pm sharp and conclude around 7:15 pm with time for questions

Please register online via IRSWA website. This event is free of charge for members.

You are invited to stay after the seminar for some light refreshments.

IRSWA thanks Clayton Utz for their kind support of this seminar.

When

October 22nd, 2019 5:30pm   through   7:30pm

Location

Level 27, QV 1 Building, 250 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Australia
Australia

Event Fee(s)

Prices

 

Member

$ 0.00

General public price (For payment by cheque or bank transfer only)

$ 20.00

General public price w/ Surcharge (For payment by credit card)

$ 21.00

General public Students / Unemployed / Retired (For payment by cheque or bank transfer only)

$ 5.00

General public Students / Unemployed / Retired w/ Surcharge (For payment by credit card)

$ 5.25

October 22nd, 2019 5:30 PM   through   8:00 PM
Level 27, QV 1 Building, 250 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Australia
Australia
Prices
Member $ 0.00
General public price (For payment by cheque or bank transfer only) $ 20.00
General public price w/ Surcharge (For payment by credit card) $ 21.00
General public Students / Unemployed / Retired (For payment by cheque or bank transfer only) $ 5.00
General public Students / Unemployed / Retired w/ Surcharge (For payment by credit card) $ 5.25