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Continued Legal Education

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

General enquiries may be sent to clebdabar@logic.bm

 

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CLE SCHEDULE 2017

MAY:
TITLE: THE ROLE OF IN-HOUSE COUNSEL WITH THE AMERICA'S CUP (1 CLE Credit awarded)
SPEAKER: Russell Green, In-House Counsel for Emirates Team New Zealand
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 3 May 2017at 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Bermuda Bar Association office. Refreshments provided.
DESCRIPTION: Russell Green, In-House Counsel for Emirates Team New Zealand will speak with members on the role of In-House Counsel in an America’s Cup team and will include an explanation of the legal framework governing the Cup. Followed by Q & A session.
REGISTRATION: Space limited to 40. Register for class by reply email bdabar@logic.bm or call the Bar office at 295-4540

TITLE: AML/ATF (1 CLE Credit Awarded)
SPEAKER: Kim Wilson, AML/ATF Supervisor
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 5 May 2017 at 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Bermuda Bar Association office. Light lunch & soft drinks available.
DESCRIPTION: The AML/ATF Regulations require Regulated Professional Firms to conduct and keep up to date, a risk assessment, which considers the firm’s activities and structure and concludes on the business’ exposure to money laundering and terrorist financing risk. The Regulations also require that RPF’s use the outcome of this risk assessment in the development of appropriate risk management systems and controls, and the business’ policies and procedures. This session will examine the inherent risk factors to be considered when developing a risk assessment.
REGISTRATION: Space limited to 40. Register for class by email bdabar@logic.bm or call the Bar office at 295-4540

TITLE: ‘LAWYERS’ LIABILITY CLAIMS: HOT TOPICS AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS (1 CLE Credit awarded)
SPEAKER: Mr. Alex Potts, Partner, Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 10 May 2017 (Wed) at 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Bermuda Bar Association office. Light lunch and soft drinks will be provided.
DESCRIPTION: Alex Potts will discuss a variety of topical issues arising in professional negligence, wasted costs, and fee disputes.
REGISTRATION: Space limited to 40. Register for class by reply email bdabar@logic.bm or call the Bar office at 295-4540