CLE Seminar: Australian Consumer Law - Completed
26/10/2012 00:00:0026/10/2012 00:00:00CLE Seminar: Australian Consumer LawCLE Seminar: Australian Consumer Law
2pm - 5pm Friday, 26 October 2012 (AUS Eastern Standard Time)
Newcastle Law Society
02 4948 5187
Newcastle Room, Newcastle City Hall
NSW 2300 Australia
Event web page: http://www.stickytickets.com.au/9471/cle_seminar_australian_consumer_law.aspxNewcastle Room, Newcastle City Hall
Newcastle NSW 2300
|Date||Fri, 26 Oct 12|
|Time||12:00 AM - 12:00 AM|
Jenny Richards, Newcastle Law Society
02 4948 5187
|Member||$90.00||--Ticket sales closed--|
|Non member||$150.00||--Ticket sales closed--|
|Student||$25.00||--Ticket sales closed--|
Claire Latham – Barrister, 11 St James Hall, Sydney
Topic: The Trade Practices Act and the Australian Consumer Law: Where are they now and what’s changed?
Claire practices primarily in civil litigation with a particular focus on commercial disputes including trade practices, insolvency, construction, corporations and financial services disputes. She has an interest in the new Australian Consumer Law, which replaces the Trade Practices Act, and her presentation will give a general overview of the new legislation then focus on new concepts introduced by the Australian Consumer Law, being consumer guarantees and unfair contract terms. Claire’s presentation will discuss how these new concepts operate and identify issues practitioners should be aware of when acting for consumers, suppliers or manufacturers of goods”.
Debra Corrigan Acting Community Liaison Coordinator Hunter, NSW Fair Trading
Topic: NSW Fair Trading's role in dispute resolution for consumers , enforcement and compliance
Debra has been employed with NSW Fair Trading for over 5 years. She has a wide range of experience within the department including compliance and enforcement, strata specialist and formal mediation, as well as complaint resolution.
David Charles CTTT Full Time Member
Topic: CTTT and the application of the Australian Consumer law to the Tribunal's jurisdiction
Until his appointment to the Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal on 9 January 2012, David was in private practice from 1981. He graduated from the University of Sydney with Bachelor of Arts and Law degrees and completed a Master of Laws degree in 1987 also from the University of Sydney. Prior to being called to the Bar in 1991, David worked as a solicitor with Allen Allen & Hemsley and as a Senior Associate with Clayton Utz. As a barrister, David has advised and appeared in a range of commercial law and equity cases in courts and tribunals exercising state and commonwealth jurisdiction, with particular expertise in building and construction disputes and property law including trusts and succession.
Event Link: http://www.stickytickets.com.au/9471