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Who Watches the Workers? Privilege and Surveillance Footage in the Work Health Court
Tuesday 11 April 2017, 01:00pm - 02:00pm
Venue: Law Society Northern Territory, Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street, Darwin
Cost: $99 incl GST
Level: Suitable for all levels

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Overview

It’s been 10 years since the decision of Baird v Northern Territory of Australia outlined the core elements of privilege as it extends to the Work Health jurisdiction. In this time, the Court has diverged on the use that can be made of “privileged” material and the power of the Court to direct its own proceedings. This session will examine the sometimes-controversial topic of surveillance footage in particular, and will cover a broader discussion around the types of privilege claimable, the application of the Work Health Court Rules and the potential future direction of this issue.

 

Presenter: Matthew Littlejohn, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

Matthew Littlejohn is the Regional Office Leader of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers’ Darwin office. He has been with the firm for nearly 5 years, and in this time has practiced across a broad range of areas, including class actions, medical negligence, product liability, and workers compensation. Matthew has also been named one of Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 top 30 lawyers under 30 in Australia for his work in insurance litigation.

 

Earn 1 CPD point in Professional Skills in Legal Practice (CC)

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