‘Things I Wish I had Known – Tips, Tricks & Insider Knowledge’

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Date(s) - 13/09/2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hall & Wilcox Lawyers


Welcome to the Law Series – Seminar 1: 
Things I Wish I had Known – Tips, Tricks & Insider Knowledge’
5.00pm registration for 5.30pm start to 7.00pm at Hall & Wilcox
We will discuss how to set yourself up for career progression, get an edge over the competition and be noticed by the people who will make decisions about your career. An opportunity to get answers to the burning questions you’re afraid to ask! 

Celia Pitcher, Principal Lawyer and Accredited Specialist within Coleman Greig Lawyers Family Law Team
With over 16 years’ exclusive experience in Family Law, Celia has expertise in dealing with an expansive range of family law matters including complex financial issues, parenting and  child support. She is experienced advising clients in matters concerning business interests, trusts and self-managed superannuation funds, and in drafting and advising on Financial Agreements in the context of family law property settlements. Where possible, and depending on the needs of her clients, Celia aims to help reach negotiated outcomes that minimise cost, without further damaging what can be fragile family relationships.  In supporting those outcomes, Celia is a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, trained Collaborative Lawyer and in addition has experience as an Independent Children’s Lawyer. When needed, Celia is an experienced litigator and confident advocate before the Courts for her clients.

Maeve Curry, Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecutors’ Chambers
Maeve has a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. In her final year of her law degree, she also studied at The Actors Studio Australia. Prior to joining the NSW Bar in 2015, Maeve was a solicitor at Sydney-based criminal law firms (Heenan & Co Lawyers and Ford Criminal Lawyers). Maeve was at Sir Owen Dixon Chambers for over 6.5 years and has extensive experience appearing before the District, Supreme Courts, Court of Criminal Appeal and Coroner’s Court. Maeve was regularly briefed as a non-salaried Crown Prosecutor. She commenced her appointment as Crown Prosecutor in January this year in our Sydney office. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Maeve pursued a career in entertainment.

Renee Compain-Helsloot, Associate, Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Renee is an Associate in the Workplace team at Sparke Helmore Lawyers. Renee specialises in employment and work health and safety law. Renee’s experience includes advising and/or representing clients in relation to WHS compliance and regulatory matters, coronial inquiries (including bushfire inquiries), workplace fatalities and a variety of employment issues including employment contracts, investigations and disciplinary processes. Renee was admitted as a solicitor in May 2017 and commenced full time practice in March 2018, following a period of travel. Prior to commencing her career full time, Renee undertook a clerkship (both here in Australia and overseas) and worked as a paralegal with Baker McKenzie in Sydney

Moderator: Clare Kerley, Special Counsel – Employment & Workplace Relations,· Hall & Wilcox 

COST: Single seminars: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members; all four seminars for $80 Members, $100 Non-Members. Please note that registration is open at 5.00pm for a 5.30pm start and will conclude by 7.00pm. Light refreshments will be served. Please click here for the flyer. Please click here to book online. 

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