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Continued Legal Education (2)

In order for a Barrister & Attorney to maintain a Practicing Certificate, the Attorney must complete 8 hours of Legal Education by October 31st of each year. The aim of the Continued Legal Education Committee is to assist members with their legal education by providing lectures on current legal developments, emerging issues, practice management and other areas of interest to practitioners. 

Presentations are held at various times and at various locations (schedule permitting) and unless otherwise notified are free of charge. Pupils and visiting overseas Attorneys are welcome to attend sessions.  

 

Members of the Continued Legal Education team consist of:

Cindy Clarke (Chair) cclarke@gov.bm

Peter Sanderson psanderson@wq.bm

Tawana Tannock tawana.tannock@marsh.com

Kimberley Caines kcaines@mjm.bm

David Amaro david.amaro@hamiltonre.com

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CLE SCHEDULE 2018

FEBRUARY:
TITLE: “OVERRIDING OBJECTIVE” OF THE SUPREME COURT RULES 1985
SPEAKER: The Hon. Chief Justice & Mr. Jeffrey Elkinson, Chairman of the PCC
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 13 February 2018 at 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m at the Bar Office
DESCRIPTION: CLE FOR MEMBERS

The Hon. Chief Justice will host a CLE on the “Overriding objective” of the Supreme Court rules 1985 with particular emphasis on saving time and cost to clients and expediting matters through courts in an efficient manner. The Chief Justice will be joined by Mr. Jeffrey Elkinson, Chairman of the Professional Conduct Committee who will highlight the types of complaints processed to the Professional Conduct Committee and the ramifications/damage to the profession as a result of receiving this type of complaint.

Link to the Rules: http://www.bermudalaws.bm/Laws/Consolidated%20Laws/Rules%20of%20the%20Supreme%20Court%201985.pdf

The “Overriding objective” is contained in Rule 1A and you can find it at pages 31 and 32 of the above.


Please register by emailing the Bar Office at bdabar@logic.bm
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CLE SCHEDULE 2017