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Learn Smart: Legal Expert Webinar Series
Designed to enable legal professionals like you to work smarter & advise with confidence in 2021.
You'll hear from Practical Law subject matter experts, Westlaw editors, authors, and guest speakers leading the discourse on hot topics in legal practice.
Watch our three part webinar series covering the core legal topics:
  • Substantive law
  • Ethics and professional responsibility
  • Professional skills
Register to watch OnDemand now!



SESSION ONE
SUBSTANTIVE LAW TOPIC

Safe Harbour: A Turnaround Framework for Companies in Financial Difficulties
Available to watch OnDemand!
Hear subject matter experts discuss best practice for using the safe harbour as a turnaround framework. Refresh your knowledge and gain practical take-aways to help effectively prepare your director clients as they assess their position and seek to trade out of financial difficulty during a pandemic. Plus, we'll include a mini tutorial on finding all the information referred to via the new Westlaw and Practical Law.
Speakers:
Laura Hawes
Head of Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Restructuring
Practical Law

Macaire Bromley
Safe harbour expert and commissioned author of Practical Law Australia's Safe harbour: a best practice guide for directors
Vantage Performance

Amila Perera
Legal Editor
The new Westlaw
SESSION TWO
ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY TOPIC
Practical Responses to Lawyers' Ethical Dilemmas


Available to watch OnDemand!
Join a lively discussion by our panel of experienced lawyers who will consider a variety of ethical dilemmas that lawyers face in their day to day practice, how to recognise them and the best ways to respond. Issues to be covered include negotiating a deal when your former client is on the other side, conflicts of interest for in-house lawyers and whether is it ever ok to contact the other side.
Panellists:
Christine Gray
Head of Commercial Real Estate
Practical Law

Linden Barnes
Senior Ethics Solicitor
The Law Society of New South Wales

Skye Balasingham
Senior Writer
Practical Law

Lauren Singh
Senior Writer
Practical Law
SESSION THREE
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TOPIC

Dealing with the Media: Practical Tips for Lawyers




Available to watch OnDemand!
Ever wondered what to say if a journalist calls? Or how to prepare a press release or manage a media interview?

This session focuses on the professional skills lawyers should develop to understand how the media cycle works, how they can best work with their communications/PR colleagues and manage media requests. We'll learn tips for appearing on television and navigating what "off the record" really means.
Panellists:
Tyrilly Csillag
Head of Commercial and In-house Legal
Practical Law

Rachel Launders
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Nine Entertainment

Angela Ceberano
Managing Director
Flourish Public Relations

Sophie Dawson
Partner
Bird & Bird

Important Note:
Legal practitioners may be able to claim a credit towards their continuing professional development (CPD). Attendees should check the relevant rules in their jurisdiction.
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