8.30am - Registration
Chair: Associate Professor Maxine Evers, UTS Faculty of Law
8.45am - Welcome and introduction
8.50am - Rule 6.1.1 Ethics - Ethics in the Delivery of Legal Services
Speaker: Justice Julie Ward, President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of New South Wales
- Ethics and empathy
- The digital context – relevant skills
- Do the legal system and courts work best face to face?
- Professional boundaries – deference
- Duties to colleagues and opposing parties’ representatives
- Consequences of an overriding duty.
9.45am - Rule 6.1.2 Business Knowledge and Skills - Cyber Security, Data and Artificial Intelligence: Frontiers, Risks and Opportunities
Speaker: Benjamin Di Marco, Cyber Specialist, Australia and New Zealand – FINEX Willis Towers Watson, Willis Australia Limited
- Cyber threats – risks to stored records data and supply chains
- Application of AI to large data sets – zero trust, active testing of threats and identity protection
- Privacy and risk management
- Cyber incident response
- Information security, cyber/tech insurance issues, technology and data security law
- IoT AI and G5, data breach legislation, privacy principles and the role of the lawyer
- Managing and allocating risk.
10.40am - Morning tea
11.00am - Rule 6.1.3 Professional Skills - Update on Discrimination Law as it may affect Legal Practitioners in the Workplace.
Speaker: Mandy Tibbey, Barrister, 8 Wentworth Chambers
- Outline of State and Federal Anti-Discrimination Law
- NCAT Procedures
- Federal Jurisdiction
- Protecting your practice or workplace from claims.
11.50am - Rule 6.1.4 Substantive Law - Details of the new Stamp Duties regime
Speaker: Amrit MacIntyre, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
- Application of new property tax replacing stamp duties for first home buyers
- Proposal for the eventual replacement of stamp duty with property tax
- Consequences for advice to clients
- Impact on property transactions
- Other developments in indirect taxes for property transactions.
12.45pm - Q & A
1.00pm - Close