What will the seminar cover?
This was the first CPD in a series of four co-hosted by Level Twenty Seven Chambers and Queensland Young Lawyers covering essential lawyer knowledge and skills.
Both having practised as solicitors at international law firms prior to joining the bar, Michael Trim (Level Twenty Seven Chambers) and Tim Stork (Lucinda Chambers) shared practical tips on preparing for trials in the commercial and planning & environment courts.
Who should attend?
The session was targeted at those up to PQE 5 years but more experienced lawyers will find it a helpful a refresh.
Michael Trim (Barrister, Level Twenty Seven Chambers)
Michael is a commercial law barrister. His blend of legal and strategic acumen stems from his experience as a solicitor, solicitor advocate and barrister on construction, infrastructure, insurance and property disputes for over twenty years. Prior to joining the Queensland Bar in 2009, Michael worked at top firms in Adelaide, Brisbane and London, including Clyde & Co and Clifford Chance in London. Michael represents national and international law firms, as well as major construction corporations, in all QLD’s courts and often in international arbitrations.
Tim Stork (Barrister, Lucinda Chambers)
With over 17 years’ experience in planning, environment, compulsory acquisition and energy law, first as Senior Associate at what is now a global firm and more recently as Senior Legal Counsel and Acting General Counsel at Energy Queensland, Tim now practices as a client-focused barrister adept in providing user friendly and strategic advice to reach commercial and practical solutions. Tim appears in QLD’s Planning & Environment Court and Land Court for residential, retail and commercial developers, landowners, government agencies, and private clients.
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The presentation is free to view. For further information, please contact Tamara McCombe on +61 7 3008 3927.
An edited transcript of the presentation is available below.