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Online CPD - Civil Litigation Package (2) - 5 CPD Hrs

NZ $434.00

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $354 - NZLS members and Associate members (usually $503)
  • $434 - Non-members (usually $613)

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Online CPD Modules

Modules will be available to access within 2 business days - you will be notified by email. 

Appeals to the High Court - 1.5 CPD hours

  • Publication date: March 2016
  • Authors: Andrew Beck, Lisa Hansen

Taking appeals to the High Court of New Zealand is not something undertaken in the usual course of business. Cases can be appealed to the High Court from a variety of jurisdictions, and all tend to follow a similar process.

This module will assist you in understanding how the process of taking an appeal to the High Court is likely to go in practice. It will give you an overview of potential pitfalls, hints on how to deal with the appeal process and to be aware of issues to look out for along the way.

Topics covered will include:

Is it worth appealing?

  • What are the jurisdictional requirements, understanding good appeal points and the not so good

Getting started:

  • The documents to put together
  • Who is involved
  • The service requirements of documents Preliminary procedural matters:
  • What needs to be done before the Appeal hearing?

Preparation for the hearing:

  • Dealing with the good appeal points
  • Case stated appeals – how these differ from the normal appeals.
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Disclosure of Documents in Civil Litigation - 1.5 CPD hours

  • Publication date: March 2015
  • Authors: Andrew Beck, Allison Ferguson

The new discovery rules came into effect in February 2012 and substantially modernised the way that discovery is undertaken in the High Court. Similar procedures now apply under the District Courts Rules 2014.

This module will provide a general overview of the discovery rules. It will have a practical focus in helping practitioners to understand the key principles and strategies to employ in dealing with the disclosure of documents in the current environment. It will be of benefit to all civil practitioners.

You will consider

  • Pre-commencement discovery
  • Initial disclosure
  • General discovery obligations
  • Tailored discovery
  • Particular and non-party discovery
  • Electronic discovery issues.
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Judicial Review - 2 CPD hours

  • Publication date: May 2015
  • Author: Francis Cooke QC

udicial review proceedings are a useful means of challenging decisions made by a range of public, private and voluntary organisations. If you operate in the public law area or advise decision-makers, this seminar offers you a practical approach to the principles and processes of judicial review.

You will cover

The fundamentals of judicial review
  • What judicial review is
  • How it fits into our constitutional framework
  • How those affected by decisions can use the judicial review process to their strategic advantage
  • Legal principles for lawful decision-making, in a nutshell what these really mean
    – illegality
    – unfairness
    – unreasonableness.
Promoting lawful decision-making/avoiding judicial review
  • Consulting effectively
  • Getting the paper work right
  • Your role as legal adviser
  • A “good process” model and checklist.
How to run and defend a judicial review action
  • Pleadings
  • Interim orders
  • Interlocutory matters
  • Evidence
  • The hearing.

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Online CPD - General Package (2) - 10 CPD Hrs

Publication Date: 05-Mar-2019

Authors: Various

NZ $958.00

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Online CPD - Family Package (1) - 6 CPD Hrs

Publication Date: 08-Mar-2017

Authors: Various

NZ $510.00

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