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In this online on-demand course, the Hon Peter Vickery QC will discuss:
1 CPD unit (one unit per hour)
This course consists of a one-hour video recording of a lecture by the Hon Peter Vickery QC, together with reference resources.
This course will assist participants to:
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you are 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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The Honourable Peter Vickery QC has a LLB from the University of Melbourne and a LLM from Kings College, University of London. He undertook articles at Madden Butler Elder & Graham (now Norton Rose Fulbright) and was admitted to practice in Victoria in 1973, commenced practice as a Barrister in 1978 and was appointed QC in 1995.
The Hon Peter Vickery QC was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2008 and retired in 2018, having established and managed the Technology, Engineering and Construction List. He is the inaugural Patron of the Society of Construction Law (Australia) and has over 40 years’ experience in arbitration and litigation in complex construction and commercial cases.
Having retired from the Supreme Court, the Hon Peter Vickery QC now works as an arbitrator, court-appointed referee, DRB panelist, mediator, ENE evaluator, and provides expert determinations, specialising in commercial, technology, engineering, construction and intellectual property disputes.
The Hon Peter Vickery QC joined UTS Law in 2019 as an Expert lecturer contributing to the Faculty’s CPD program offerings in Law and Technology. In 2020, he became a founding member of Underground Works Chambers. His focus as a judge in litigation and in alternative dispute resolution, has been and is, to produce a binding outcome in the most efficient manner possible to minimise cost and delay.
Note: Course content recorded April 2020
Gain key insights into the insolvency and corporate law portions of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020.
How principles for valuation of assets apply and require modification in times of uncertainty and crisis
Contractual implications of COVID-19 for the construction industry: frustration and force majeure.
Employment in the Age of COVID-19
Discover when, why and how to use a bespoke construction contract as opposed to a standard form contract.
How important are ethics in the uncertain conditions we face in 2020, and how do conditions particular to this year affect ethical considerations?
Barrister, Margaret Pringle explains issues relating to the capacity of a testator.
Surviving as data-driven lawyers in the fourth industrial revolution.
Consulting an insolvency practitioner.
A nutshell guide to the legislation and practical tips for implementation of a whistleblowing system
Directors’ duties and corporate governance.
This leading resource is designed for organisations addressing modern slavery in their operations and supply chains. The course provides practical guidance on the supply chain reporting requirements set out in Australia’s Modern Slavery Act.
A review of 2019 and 2020 cases of interest in retail and commercial leasing in NSW.