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Alice Springs CPD Intensive
Saturday 23 March 2019, 07:45am - 05:30pm

 Enhance Your Performance in the Day-to-Day Practice of Law

Venue: The Diplomat Motel, 20 Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870
Full Day Registration: $715.00 (incl GST) - 8 CPD Points
Half Day Registration:   $396.00 (incl GST) - 4 CPD Points
Level: Suitable for all levels of legal practice


The 2019 Law Society NT CPD Intensive for Alice Springs comprises CPDs across the four competencies in both Civil (morning session) and Criminal (afternoon session), providing 8 CPD points in the one day.

The advantage of committing to this CPD Intensive, it lets you network freely, gain valuable insights from some of the NT’s recognised leading practitioners to ensure you meet the regulatory requirements and, more importantly, continue evolving and developing within your profession.

This Intensive will provide you with a range of stimulating and challenging learning opportunities to meet your professional development needs whether you work by yourself, in a firm or for a not for profit organisation.

Registration Options

Full day registrations are offered at the discounted rate of $715 and half day registrations are available at $396 for practitioners who can only attend the morning session on Civil Law or the afternoon session on Criminal Law.

Full Day Registration - 8 CPD points:  $715.00 (incl GST)

Half Day Registration - 4 CPD points: $396.00 (incl GST)

Registration fees include:

  • welcome beverage
  • morning/afternoon tea
  • lunch
  • networking drinks from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, at the Diplomat
  • notepads and pens
  • workshop handouts
  • Law Society NT shoulder carry bag

All members are invited to an informal dinner at own expense following networking drinks.

Register Now!


Morning Session - Civil Law - 8.15am to 12.30pm - presenters and topics:

Matthew Littlejohn, Barrister, William Forster Chambers, Darwin

Ethics in the application of Civil Law (CA)

Alison Phillis, ILP Solicitor Director, Povey Stirk Lawyers & Notaries, Alice Springs

How to effectively triage Personal Injury issues, noting specific time limits, for better client outcomes (CC)

Katie Gordon, Solicitor, NAAJA Alice Springs & Matthew Littlejohn, Barrister

The unique aspects of remote community litigation. (SL)

Felicity Heffernan, Solicitor, Central Australian Aboriginal congress, Alice Springs

The Modern Slavery Act and Managing Supply Chains (CB)


Afternoon Seesion - Criminal Law - 1.15pm to 5.30pm - presenters and topics:

Matthew Littlejohn, Barrister, William Forster Chambers, Darwin

Ethics: The duty of the prosecution and defence in the conduct of trials (CA)

Carly Ingles, Managing Solicitor, Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission, Alice Springs

Youth Justice in the post-Royal Commission era – some practical tips (CC)

Steve Robson, Solicitor, Director of Public Prosecutions, Department of the Attorney-General and Justice, Alice Springs

Rough Guide to Expert Evidence (SL)

Glen Dooley, Crown Prosecutor, Director of Public Prosecutions, Department of the Attorney-General and Justice, Alice Springs

File Management...Staff Management...IS Work-Life Balance! (CB)

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by 5.00pm Friday 15 March is required or the registration fee will be charged. A substitute delegate can be made at any time. No refunds or credits will be given where delegates fail to attend the event.

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Darwin NT 0800

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Darwin NT 0801


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