• CPD Points: 1 [E] [PS]
  • Price: $89.00
  • Area: Professional Negligence (general); Risk Management and Liability; Workplace, Business and Career
  • Delivered: April 2024
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • PDF of slides (9 pages)

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Description

This popular annual session by the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania always delivers a practical and important insight for legal practitioners into what complaints are most often seen by the LPBT, and what practitioners can do to avoid them, or if they find themselves receiving a notification. This session also updates you and your practice, through the lens of what has come to the LPBT's attention over the last 12 months, providing an overview of key statistics and trends.

Session Outline

  • Recent issues of interest for regulators – the importance of regulation
  • Key statistics – who is complained about, what areas of practice and why?
  • Recent regulatory cases of interest
  • Reminders of good and bad ways to respond to complaints
  • Law Week 2024
  • Sexual Harassment reporting tool

Key takeaways

  • The importance of regulation
  • The who, what and why of complaints
  • An update on what has come to the regulators attention 
  • How to, and how not to, respond to complaints
  • Law Week 2024 – what's on
  • Sexual Harassment – remember the reporting tool
  • CPD Points: 1 [E] [PS]
  • Price: $89.00
  • Area: Professional Negligence (general); Risk Management and Liability; Workplace, Business and Career
  • Delivered: April 2024
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • PDF of slides (9 pages)

To purchase login below

Description

This popular annual session by the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania always delivers a practical and important insight for legal practitioners into what complaints are most often seen by the LPBT, and what practitioners can do to avoid them, or if they find themselves receiving a notification. This session also updates you and your practice, through the lens of what has come to the LPBT's attention over the last 12 months, providing an overview of key statistics and trends.

Session Outline

  • Recent issues of interest for regulators – the importance of regulation
  • Key statistics – who is complained about, what areas of practice and why?
  • Recent regulatory cases of interest
  • Reminders of good and bad ways to respond to complaints
  • Law Week 2024
  • Sexual Harassment reporting tool

Key takeaways

  • The importance of regulation
  • The who, what and why of complaints
  • An update on what has come to the regulators attention 
  • How to, and how not to, respond to complaints
  • Law Week 2024 – what's on
  • Sexual Harassment – remember the reporting tool

Merrilyn Williams, Manager, Operations, LPBT

About the Presenter:

Ms Merrilyn Williams, is the Manager Operations of the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania. Merrilyn is an experienced legal, investigation, mental health and disability specialist working in investigation, mental health and disability areas. Merrilyn has a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counselling, School of Psychology and a Bachelor of Laws.

Richard Scaife, Senior Investigator, LPBT

About the Presenter:

Mr Richard Scaife was admitted in 2002 and has a diverse background in legal and regulatory roles including private practice, local government, in-house legal consultant, compliance (banking and investment management) and regulatory roles (health, and now legal). Richard has also had exposure to criminal and civil litigation at a State and Federal level as he served terms as Associate to then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tasmania, the Honourable William Cox and the Honourable Justice Duncan Kerr of the Federal Court of Australia. Richard has also had experience serving on the Board of two not-for-profit organisations and is currently Chair of a school association.

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