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In this online on-demand course, Legal Services Commissioner for NSW John McKenzie will guide you through the ethical aspects of:
1 CPD unit (one unit per hour)
This course consists of a one-hour video recording of a lecture by Legal Services Commissioner for NSW John McKenzie, together with reference resources.
This course will assist participants to:
Contribute to developments in ethics for the legal profession.
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you’re eligible for this discount, please ensure you have provided your UTS Student or Staff ID number in your UTS Open Profile (under ‘A bit about you’).
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John McKenzie was appointed as the Legal Services Commissioner for NSW from 12 March 2015. A solicitor for 34 years, he worked primarily as an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law, largely for the Aboriginal Legal Service and on the staff of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He also worked some years in private practice, Legal Aid and community legal centres.
He was appointed the NSW Legal Services Commissioner in 2015 to head the Office of the Legal Services Commissioner which has the statutory responsibility for all complaints against lawyers. Mr McKenzie was re-appointed as Legal Services Commissioner for a period of five years from 28 February 2019.
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