The Ethical Dilemma: Conflict of Interest
|Venue:||Law Society Northern Terriotry, Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street, Darwin|
|Cost:||$99 inc GST|
|Level:||Suitable for all levels of legal practice|
Have you ever been asked to remove yourself from a matter due to conflict in a situation where you don't beleive you are conflicted? Find out the do's, dont's and how to's.
This CPD will provide you with a better understanding of the relevant law, principles and rules, vis-a-vis whether you can, or ought to, continue acting in a conflict situation and knowing more about how conflict situations can impact a firm or a partner and not just the individual relevant lawyer.
Presenter: Lindy Morgan, Barrister, William Forster Chambers
Lindy has 28 years’ experience as a lawyer in Victoria, Queensland and the NT and has recently been called to the Bar. Lindy’s primary area of practice is Family Law; she is an accredited Family Law Specialist and has accreditation in family dispute resolution and arbitration (AIFLAM). She has been President of the NT Women Lawyers Association, Councillor of the Law Society NT, a member of several Law Society NT committees, and a volunteer lawyer and supervisor at the Top End Women’s Legal Service. Lindy’s involvement with two universities has been as a lecturer and tutor in Family Law and Succession at CDU, and she continues to be a Mentor to Juris Doctor Students at the University of Melbourne’s Law School.
Lindy has vast experience in other areas, such as Domestic Violence, Care & Protection/Child Protection, Adult Guardianship, Wills and Probate (Succession), Injunctions, Mental Health and Mediation. In addition to practising law, Lindy enjoys spending time with her dog, painting, listening to the opera not sung in English, Rugby Union and monster trucks.
Earn 1 CPD point in Professional Ethics and Responsibilites