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.
CALLING ON PRESENTERS TO FILL THE TRAINING CALENDAR AT THE NEW BAR OFFICE FOR 2018!!
The Continued Legal Education (“CLE”) Committee consisting of Chair Cindy Clarke, Peter Sanderson, Tawana Tannock, Kimberley Caines & David Amaro cordially invites members to fill the calendar with training sessions for 2018!! Two sessions have already been held at the NEW Bar Office located on Victoria Street which has a dedicated training space to conduct CLE’s without restrictions. The Committee is calling on members of the Bermuda Bar to fill the calendar with at least 2 sessions a month to be scheduled from now until the end of the year. Please submit a quick email to the CLE Committee stating what subject matter you wish to speak on and your available dates. Sessions traditionally run on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30- until 1:30 p.m., however the Bar Office is flexible in that sessions may also be held late afternoons from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Everyone has something to offer!! Attorneys who present legal, or legally related professional courses are entitled to the following CLE Credits: One hour lecture will be the equivalent of four hours of CLE credit; a two hour lecture will be the equivalent of eight hours of CLE credit. All Attorneys, Registered Associates & In-House Counsel must complete eight (8) hours during the period 1st November to 31st October in each calendar year. Members interested in presenting CLE sessions are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of the Continued Legal Education team consist of:
Cindy Clarke (Chair) email@example.com
Peter Sanderson firstname.lastname@example.org
Tawana Tannock email@example.com
Kimberley Caines firstname.lastname@example.org
David Amaro email@example.com
General enquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org