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Inner City Legal Centre

CPD event - ICLC presents: Addressing diversity and inclusion in your practice

Price

$50 - $400 AUD + BF

$50 - $400 AUD + BF

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Inner City Legal Centre

CPD event - ICLC presents: Addressing diversity and inclusion in your practice

Date and Time

Fri 29th Mar, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location

Gilbert + Tobin
Level 35 Tower Two, International Towers, 200, Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney NSW 2000, Australien

Event description

This one-day event presented by Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC), will focus on issues that will address diversity and inclusion in your practice. ICLC, along with partners Gilbert+Tobin, welcomes you to a continuing professional development (CPD) event that will help you understand how to work with diverse clients effectively. 

By attending this training, you will learn how to: 

  • work with LGBTIQ clients in legal proceedings;
  • identify barriers that LGBTIQ clients may experience in accessing services;
  • understand how to address these barriers;
  • review the impact that changes to the Marriage Act will have on same-sex couples and families;
  • understand surrogacy and same-sex parenting rights; and
  • interview diverse clients (there will be a 2 hour practical workshop on how to conduct an effective client interview).

All proceeds go to ICLC so that we can continue to provide free legal advice and LGBTIQ youth outreach programs. ICLC is a community legal centre based in Kings Cross. We have been providing free legal advice and support to vulnerable people in NSW, especially those who identify as LGBTIQ, for almost 38 years. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This training has been tailored for the legal profession, accounting for 4CPD units in compliance with the Law Society of NSW legal CPD scheme (further details in FAQs below). 

It is also relevant for those interested in LGBTIQ issues. Students are most welcome to join at a student rate.*

WHAT IS INCLUDED? 

Ticket includes full access to talks and materials, refreshments, lunch and networking opportunities. The training is worth 4CPD units for solicitors. 

With limited spots available, we recommend you secure your place now before it sells out.

TICKETS:

  • $150 - General admission 
  • $350 - Group of 3 tickets 
  • $50 - Student

FAQs

Does this comply with CPD rules as set out in the Solicitors Rules?

Yes. This event consists of a CPD activity as set out in CPD Rule 8.1 of the Legal Profession Uniform Continuing Professional Development (Solicitors) Rules 2015 ("the Solicitors Rules"). It complies with the Law Society of NSW legal CPD scheme.The range of topics to be addressed at the event will cover at least one mandatory CPD unit in each of the following fields as set out in CPD Rule 6.1 of the Solicitors Rules: 

  • 6.1.1 ethics and professional responsibility;
  • 6.1.2 practice management and business skills;
  • 6.1.3 professional skills;
  • 6.1.4 substantive law.

What can I bring into the event?

You are welcome to bring your own material for note-taking. Wi-fi will be available at the venue.  

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email erika@iclc.org.au. 

What's the refund policy?

No refunds available. Tickets are non-transferrable.

I'd like to register my team. Do you offer group discounts?

Yes. We offer $350 for a group of 3 people. 

Can I buy tickets at the door? 

Yes. 

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CONTACT ORGANISERVIEW PROFILE

Inner City Legal Centre is a not-for-profit community legal centre that has been providing free legal advice to vulnerable people in NSW for almost 38 years. ICLC has long been recognised as an award-winning statewide practice that specialises in LGBTIQ matters. Our allies include the Hon. Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG, Alex Greenwich MP, Justice Rachel Pepper, Judge Joe Harman, Cate McGregor AM and Clover Moore MP.