A guide to briefing counsel – 1.5 CPD Units

$125.00

A guide to briefing counsel covers the following key topics in order to ensure the efficient and cost effective use of counsel:

  • An introduction, background and history of briefing
  • When to brief
  • Who to brief
  • How to brief
  • Preparing for and instructing in court
  • Direct briefing
  • Seminar questions and discussion
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Who is this course for?

All Lawyers.

What will you learn?

A guide to briefing counsel (filmed August 2016) covers the following key topics in order to ensure the efficient and cost effective use of counsel:

  • An introduction, background and history of briefing
  • When to brief
  • Who to brief
  • How to brief
  • Preparing for and instructing in court
  • Direct briefing
  • Seminar questions and discussion

How long is it going to take?

This is a 90 minute course in easy to consume sections, giving you the flexibility to learn when it fits your schedule.

Author details: Anthony Young QC

Anthony has a broad commercial practice, incorporating a substantial practice in corporations’ law and corporate insolvency.

Anthony also advises and appears regularly in matters involving administrative law, commercial contracts, equity, insurance, partnerships, professional negligence, revenue law and trusts.

Anthony is available to represent clients in arbitrations and accepts appointments to act as a mediator.

In addition, Anthony advises and appears regularly in matters involving regulatory proceedings, civil penalty proceedings and commercial crime.

Anthony advises and appears in matters involving alleged criminal breaches of:

  • the Corporations Act 2001 (including breaches of directors’ duties, insider trading, market manipulation and making false or misleading statements);
  • revenue laws; and
  • other legislation creating property offences.

Anthony also advises in respect of investigative procedures, foreign corrupt practices laws and extradition proceedings.

Anthony appears most often in the Federal Court of Australia (particularly in Victoria and Western Australia) and in the Supreme Courts of Victoria and Western Australia.  In addition, he has appeared in the High Court of Australia and many other courts and tribunals in New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and the Commonwealth.

Author details: Nicole Papaleo

Nicole Papaleo has a general commercial litigation practice.

Since coming to the bar in 2013, Nicole has been briefed in a broad range of commercial, administrative and regulatory matters, including in the areas of contract, insolvency, corporations and securities, insurance, equity and trusts, professional negligence and disputes concerning incorporated and unincorporated associations (acting on behalf of a political party).

Nicole is regularly briefed by insolvency practitioners and statutory regulatory bodies. Her reported appearances include:

Hannan v Zindilis [2016] VSC 723

Zenith 500 Pty Ltd (as trustee for the Adamidis Family Trust) v Stavrakis and Alexopoulos [2016] VCC 1146

McMann v Mawson Restructures and Workouts Pty Ltd, in the matter of Walton Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd (in liq) [2016] FCA 1152

Cheetham v 805 Archer Road Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors [2015] VSC 96

Davey and Australian Electoral Commission and Ors [2014] AATA 355

Jin Song Han v Australian Kung Fu Federation Inc [2014] VSC 36

Financial Ombudsman Services Limited v Pioneer Credit Acquisition Services Pty Ltd [2014] VSC 172

Davey and Australian Electoral Commission and Anor [2013] AATA 794

Author details: Luke Stanistreet

Anthony has a broad commercial practice, incorporating a substantial practice in corporations’ law and corporate insolvency.

Anthony also advises and appears regularly in matters involving administrative law, commercial contracts, equity, insurance, partnerships, professional negligence, revenue law and trusts.

Anthony is available to represent clients in arbitrations and accepts appointments to act as a mediator.

In addition, Anthony advises and appears regularly in matters involving regulatory proceedings, civil penalty proceedings and commercial crime.

Anthony advises and appears in matters involving alleged criminal breaches of:

  • the Corporations Act 2001 (including breaches of directors’ duties, insider trading, market manipulation and making false or misleading statements);
  • revenue laws; and
  • other legislation creating property offences.

Anthony also advises in respect of investigative procedures, foreign corrupt practices laws and extradition proceedings.

Anthony appears most often in the Federal Court of Australia (particularly in Victoria and Western Australia) and in the Supreme Courts of Victoria and Western Australia.  In addition, he has appeared in the High Court of Australia and many other courts and tribunals in New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and the Commonwealth.