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The Third Stage of Legal Education: Supervised Legal Practice

How can CPD professionals improve the quality of supervision in law firms? Is supervision a challenge for employers in general? As a practical takeaway, what would a great supervision plan look like? Examining the implications of the legal profession’s current conception of, and approach to supervision during supervised practice Dr Michael McNamara, Flinders University Faculty…

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Dangerous Ideas in CPD

Is it possible to end the horror stories of people being thrown in the deep end? Could 2019 be the last year graduates make a court appearance without having any guidance or confidence? What can we learn from other professions? The pilot who flew you to Sydney for CLEAA did hours of simulator training before…

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Notice of Annual General Meeting – Friday 18 October, 11am

The Executive hereby gives notice of the CLEAA Annual General Meeting to be held on: Friday, 18 October 2019 at 11.00 am AEST NSW Bar Association  174 Phillip St. Sydney NSW Our AGM is being held in conjunction with the Annual Conference 17-18 October, including welcome drinks on the evening of Wednesday 16 October. Nominations…

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Healthy Workplace Cultures

Joydeep Hor, Founder and Managing Principal, People + Culture Strategies will present at this year’s CLEAA Conference on contemporary practices applicable to fostering a healthy and thriving workplace culture, including assessing and developing a genuine appreciation of learning, encouraging high performance, promotion of diversity and more. Joydeep is one of Australia’s most high-profile lawyers and…

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CPD and Cultural Change in the Workplace

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What contributions can be made using education and engagement within the profession to build a healthy workplace culture and address bullying and harassment? How do we encourage firms and providers to offer good quality CPD/PD in this area? Kylie Nomchong SC, Barrister-at-Law Denman Chambers, will present at CLEAA’s annual conference examples of contributions of CPD…

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CPD in the context of developing cultural competence

CPD and Cultural Competence

Frank H. Wu, a law professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, will present on cultural competence and cultural diversity, as a means to promote cooperation in the workplace and our law practice. Using social science, personal stories, provocative examples, and a bit of humour, he will offer insights…

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