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Congratulations Susan Gatford!

Congratulations to List member Susan Gatford who has been recognised as ‘Leading Intellectual Property Law Junior Counsel – Victoria 2022’ by Doyle’s Guide. Well done Susan!

Congratulations Catherine Jones Williams!

Svenson Barristers is proud to welcome Catherine Jones Williams to the List. Catherine comes to the Bar as an experienced criminal lawyer and with 10 years of commercial experience as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG Corporate Recovery. Catherine operates a broad practice at the Bar and accepts briefs in criminal, quasi-criminal, regulatory, commercial, common and public

Congratulations Sepideh Sadri!

Svenson Barristers is proud to welcome Sepideh Sadri to the List. Sepideh comes to the Bar with a broad skill set developed as a commercial analyst and through her experience in criminal law, common law and public and administrative law. Prior to coming to the Victorian Bar, Sepideh was accepted into the Graduate Program as an

Congratulations Geraldine Gray!

Svenson Barristers congratulates List Chair Geraldine Gray, recognised by Doyle’s Guide as Leading Construction & Infrastructure Junior Counsel in Victoria. Well done Geraldine!

Dealing with Caveats

Commercial Law Practitioners, Join Veronica Holt as she presents a comprehensive guide to hostile caveats. This presentation will include: how to challenge or remove a hostile caveat; the consequences for improperly lodging a caveat (for caveators and solicitors); and analysis of recent case law on dealing with hostile caveats An opportunity for questions will immediately

Tips for Drafting Special Conditions in Property Leases and Contracts of Sale

Exclusive to Bendigo Law Association members! Join Nik Dragojlovic as he presents ‘Tips for Drafting Special Conditions in Property Leases and Contracts of Sale’

Congratulations Alison Umbers!

Svenson Barristers congratulates Alison Umbers, recognised by the Victorian Bar as an Accredited Advanced Mediator. Alison mediates disputes relating to Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency, Contract and Property Law, as well as broader Commercial matters. Alison remains committed to mediating matters referred by the SLEM scheme as well as appropriate pro bono referrals.

Mediation & S131 of the Evidence Act

29 March – Join Barrister Tasman Ash Fleming (he/him) for an examination of the privilege of settlement negotiations pursuant to S131 of the Evidence Act. This presentation will include: Examination of the privilege of mediation settlement negotiations Relevant recent cases and reflections An open Q & A session, which will follow the presentation to clarify

Misleading and Deceptive Conduct Revisited

Commercial Law Practitioners, Join Barrister Calum Henderson for an update on the latest developments in misleading and deceptive conduct. Calum’s presentation will prioritise the following topics: A refresher on the key elements of misleading and deceptive conduct Recent cases Patterns and trends Relationship with unconscionable conduct Future directions An opportunity for questions will immediately follow

Migration Law: Introduction to Judicial Review

Join Barrister Sergio Zanotti Stagliorio for an introduction to judicial review. Sergio’s presentation will touch on: The difference between judicial and merits review; The courts with original or appellate jurisdiction and the source of their jurisidictions; The concept of the materiality of errors and jurisdictional errors; Onus of proof Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/svenson-barristers-march-breakfast-cpd-program-187299