Dealing with the inevitable & How do I prepare?
|Venue:||Law Society Northern Territory, Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street, Darwin|
|Cost:||$99 incl GST|
|Level:||Suitable for all levels of legal practice|
This CPD will be video linked to NTLAC Alice Springs, 77 Hartley Street, Alice Springs
This CPD examines how legislation relatig to money laundering and terrorism financing will impact legal and administrative practice in the future, how to prepare reporting changes, and examines how lawyers are at risk of being exploited by criminals.
Presenter: Tass Liveris, Barrister, CDU, Waterfront Campus
Tass was born and educated in Darwin. After being admitted to practice in the NT, Tass worked at the Perth Office of the Commonwealth DPP for 3 years and then at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, WA for 18 months. In these roles he gained considerable experience in summary and jury trials and appellate advocacy.
Tass returned to Darwin in March 2008 to take up a position with Clayton Utz where he practised general civil litigation, acting for private and government clients. In February 2010, Tass joined William Forster Chambers.
Since then, he has acted in a wide range of matters in NT courts and tribunals, as well as in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court. Tass has continued to develop a diverse practice in general litigation, ‘including but not limited to’ employment, administrative law and workers’ compensation matters.
Tass has served as a Councillor of the Law Society NT and President between October 2014 and November 2017. During his years as Law Society President, Tass held several appointments, including as a Director of the Law Council of Australia and elected as an Executive member for 2018. The Law Council is the peak representative body of the Australian legal profession and works for the improvement of the law and the administration of justice.
Earn 1 CPD point in Professional Ethics and Responsibilites (CA) or in Practice Management and Business Skills (CB)