Law firm set to provide 10 free development seminars to support government lawyers
The event, held between 19 July to 23 July, will allow government and public sector lawyers to earn their full Continuing Professional Development points over a series of 10 seminars.
The seminars run over five days with two presentations per day and are offered for free to public sector lawyers from across Australia in Gadens’ fourth annual legal update for government lawyers.
Gadens Partner Lionel Hogg said that the event will include both online and in-person seminars following the success of last year’s online programming.
“Last year over 2.5 thousand people registered for Gadens’ Legal Update for Lawyers and this year we hope to do even better,” he said.
“We will be offering over 10 hours of content specifically curated for Government Lawyers leveraging off Gadens’ extensive practice in all areas, free of charge and streamed online.”
This year’s speakers include prominent subject matter experts from the academy, law reform and other professional services, covering all core CPD requirements and addressing a wide range of current legal challenges for the public sector, including:
Duties of care owed by public authorities
Examines the nuanced obligations of public authorities to individuals, as opposed to the public at large, adversely affected by their acts and omissions.
Using technology for better legal outcomes
Technology aids for lawyers have moved from generic applications to targeted solutions that maximise the utility of sheer processing power. A panel of experts regularly applying a variety of innovative solutions will discuss how public sector lawyers can better use technology, proactively and reactively, to improve compliance, decision-making and enforcement.