Brown Bag 2022 - 3 seminars

Brown Bag 2022 - 3 seminars

Brown Bag 2022 - 3 seminars Hear from 3 senior practitioners or Judges on a wide range of practical advocacy issues

When: 1pm to 2pm, Thursday 9 June 2022

Where: zoom option will be available for all seminars

This year we are bringing a series of EIGHT seminars.  


Speaker and Topic

9th June, 1-2pm

Bell Gully

Sophie East, Partner, Bell Gully

Client interviewing fundamentals – in person and online

15th June, 1-2pm

Meredith Connell

Hon. Justice Neil Campbell

Fundamentals of Court documents; different roles and characteristics of effective pleadings, briefs of evidence and submissions

20th July, 1-2pm

Chapman Tripp


Marc Corlett QC

Practical differences in civil and criminal proceedings - focus on trend of increasing criminalisation of corporate law obligations, including cartel criminalisation

3rd August, 1-2pm


Hon. Justice Ian Gault and Bronwyn McKinlay

The benefits and pitfalls of technology in litigation.

31st August, 1-2pm

Meredith Connell

Hon. Justice Michael Robinson

Oral advocacy – including online proceedings – how to give effective virtual submissions

8th September, 1-2pm

Meredith Connell

John Pike QC

Producing expert witnesses on the credibility of witnesses

29th September, 1-2pm

Russell McVeagh

Jenny Cooper QC

Effective advocacy with regulators – focus on client preparation for interviews, submissions, relevance, privilege and judicial review

20th October, 1-2pm

Russell McVeagh

Tim Clarke, Partner, Russell McVeagh

Advocacy in the policy formation and parliamentary process – when and how to use white papers, written or oral submissions to select committee, what to focus on, and how to do it