Standards Committees and the Disciplinary Tribunal: a Roadmap

Complaints about lawyers are considered in the first instance by Lawyers Standards Committees and the Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal. This seminar addresses what you need to know about the processes, both as a practitioner who might need to respond to a complaint at some point or as someone who represents lawyers facing such complaints. It will examine the two different paths, including commonalities and differences, and developments that practitioners need to know about. It will have a practical focus with reference to cases and hypothetical examples. 

Registrants are invited to submit questions in advance of the webinar to cpd@thelawassociation.nz

Who should attend?

All practitioners; lawyers who represent other legal practitioners on professional standards matters.

  • Refresh your understanding of the role of standards committees and of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal.
  • Develop a better grasp of how a matter comes before a standards committee and/or the Disciplinary Tribunal and how it progresses, and the procedure before each, as well as receiving pointers such as the circumstances in which an investigator might be appointed.
  • Deepen your knowledge through real-life examples and case references.


Presenters

Andrea Challis
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Rowan Butler
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Pricing Details

Ticket Price

Member rates: $140 GST

Non member rates: $195 GST

Registration

Registration Close Date

12/09/2024
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