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Online CPD - Criminal Package (2) - 4 CPD Hrs

NZ $376.00

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $296 - NZLS members and Associate members (usually $387)
  • $376 - Non-members (usually $497)

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Online CPD Modules

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

Electronic Casebooks - Higher Courts - 2 CPD hours

  • Publication date: May 2016
  • Authors: Justice Ellen France, David Goddard QC, Bronwyn McKinlay, Justice Miller, Bruce Scott

The Court of Appeal is leading the move to electronic records and it is anticipated that a similar approach will be adopted by all the higher courts over time.

This seminar will discuss the Court of Appeal’s perspective on why electronic casebooks are being used, and how the judges work with these records. It will also include practical advice from experienced practitioners for advocating effectively in this environment.

This presentation will outline the key processes that you need to understand in order to create and use electronic casebooks. A separate webinar will be held at a later date to address the more technical aspects of these casebooks.

Topics covered will include:
  • Why there is a move to electronic casebooks
  • Complying with the new requirements
  • Preparing electronic casebooks effectively and successfully
  • Using these casebooks to enhance your advocacy for your clients
  • Helping your clients understand the benefits.

Done well, electronic casebooks are extremely useful for all concerned in the process and their benefits include their accessibility and portability. This seminar will help ensure that you are able to prepare high quality casebook. 

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Criminal Law - working with intellectually disabled clients - 1 CPD hour

  • Publication date: March 2015
  • Authors: David Allan, Dr Bridit Mirgin-Veitch

This module will provide practical advice on how to engage with and get the best results for your intellectually disabled clients.

People with intellectual disability are vulnerable within the courts, and often require strong advocacy from their legal counsel to achieve their right to equal access to justice.

This module will draw on recent New Zealand research involving people with an intellectual disability themselves, lawyers, and judges to outline common challenges faced by this vulnerable group when involved in the legal system. A practical approach to conducting appropriate and effective legal interviews will also be presented and discussed.

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Cyber Bullying - 1 CPD hour

  • Publication date: September 2015
  • Author: Andrew Scott-Howman

Bullying is not a new problem, but in this digital age its impact and its reach have increased considerably. The Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 was passed 2 July and aims to prevent and mitigate harm caused by abusive and destructive digital communications; it contains a number of new powers to limit certain types of speech.

This legislation applies not only to one-to-one communication but to a broader range of digital publishing.

This module will outline some of the legal and practical considerations you need to be aware of when faced with issues around digital communications and bullying.

Topics covered will include:

  • Background to the legislation, why it is needed and the recommendations of the New Zealand Law Commission.
  • Analysis of the legislation and the three key provisions involved.
  • Practical pitfalls to be aware of. 
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Online CPD - Trusts Package (3) - 4.5 CPD Hrs

Publication Date: 05-Mar-2019

Authors: Various

NZ $358.00

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Online CPD - Company & Commercial Package (2) - 5 CPD Hrs

Publication Date: 08-Mar-2017

Authors: Various

NZ $510.00

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