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  • 427. AAI & ODPP Instructor Training

    Friday 09 & Saturday 10 February 2018 - SYDNEY

    ADVOCACY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP

    FRIDAY 09 FEBRUARY 2018 - 5pm-7pm, NSW BAR ASSOCIATION ROOMS

    SATURDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2018 - 9am-5pm, SUPREME COURT OF NSW

     

    Dear Trainee Instructors

     

    Thank you for agreeing to take part in the Advocacy Instructor Training Workshop for 2018.

     

    The following materials are available here as 'pdf' downloads:

     

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    These are in 'pdf' form… please let me know if you have any problems downloading or opening these files.

     

    Can you please immediately open the TIMETABLE document.  Here you will find important information regarding the format and your role and preparation for the workshop, as well as details of the tasks that have been set for the "Student Advocates" who have volunteered to present on the day.

     

    I recommend you familiarise yourself with the "Advocacy Instructor's Handbook", as this will form the basis of the instruction at the workshop.

     

    Dress code for the training is casual. Refreshments and lunch will be provided on Saturday.

     

    Please don't hesitate to contact me should you have any queries at all regarding the workshop or your roles. I look forward to seeing you at the opening session on Friday evening, commencing at 5pm at the NSWBA meeting rooms.

     

    Scott Wallace

    AAI General Manager

    phone: 0418 473 303

    email:  aai@advocacy.com.au

     

    Moderator: Justice Ann Ainslie-WallaceInstructors: Grant Brady SC (Fri), Carolyn Davenport SC, Ian Robertson SCAAI co-ordinator: SW

  • 428. Aust. Defence Force - Military Prosecutions

    Friday 23 & Saturday 24 February 2018 - CANBERRA

    General Trial Advocacy Skills for members of the Military Prosecutions branch of the ADF.

     

    Timetable:

    Case Study    Evelyn Cannon

     

    Moderators: Craig Smith SC, Carolyn Davenport SC

    AAI Co-Ordinators: SW assisted by A Smith.

  • 430. General Advocacy Skills Workshop

    Friday 23 & Saturday 24 March 2018 - SYDNEY

    Timetable:           v2 14 March

    Materials:           Evelyn Cannon [pdf]

                               Porcine [pdf]

                               Middleton v Handy Bros & Blanchard [pdf]

     

    Instructing:         Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace [Moderator]

                               Judge Felicity Hampel SC

                               Justice Murray Aldridge

                               Judge Dina Yehia

                               Ken Fleming QC

                               Carl Heaton QC

                               Craig Everson SC

                               Nick Marney

     

  • 431. Queensland Law Society - General Advocacy Skills Workshop

    Friday 20 and Saturday 21 April 2018 - BRISBANE

    Magistrates Court - Brisbane

    Friday 5pm to 7pm & Saturday 8.30am to 4.30pm

     

    Moderator/s:  Saul Holt QC & Carolyn Davenport SC

    Instructors:     Justice Murray Aldridge

                           Magistrate Greg Grogin

                           Lincoln Crowley

                           Sharyn Hall

     

    Co-ordinator:  Caro Wallace ( 0408 473 303   caro.wallace@gmail.com )

     

    Instructor Travel details [pdf]

     

    Timetable:       v1 10 April [pdf]

    Materials:        Evelyn Cannon [pdf]

                            Porcine [pdf]

                            Middleton v Handy Bros & Blanchard [pdf]

  • 432. NSW ODPP - Advocacy and the Vulnerable Witness -  Program #1

    Saturday 28 April 2018 - SYDNEY

    Details for VW Program #1 on separate page... Go to LINK HERE

     

    Instructor link for VW Program #1 participant submissions HERE

  • 433. NSW ODPP - General Skills Advocacy Workshop

    Wednesday 23 May and Saturday 26 May 2018 - SYDNEY

    Timetable:

    Materials:           Evelyn Cannon [pdf]

                               Porcine [pdf]

                               Middleton v Handy Bros & Blanchard [pdf]

     

    Instructing:         Magistrate Greg Grogin [Co Moderator]

                               Ken Fleming QC [Co Moderator]

                               Helen Roberts

                               Georgia Turner

                               Diana Price

                               Trevor Walwork

                               Craig Everson SC

     

     

  • 434.  NSW ODPP - Advocacy and the Vulnerable Witness - Program #2

    Saturday 2 June 2018 - SYDNEY

    Moderator: Craig Smith SC

    Instructors: Phil Hogan, Nick Marney, Slade Howell, Peter McGrath

     

    Download materials bundle HERE

    Link to Videos and Participant's Instruction Page HERE

    Participant's Pre-Workshop Submissions:

     

  • 436. Queensland Law Society - General Advocacy Skills Workshop

    Friday 22 and Saturday 23 June 2018 - TOWNSVILLE

    Location:       Supreme Court - Townsville

    Dates:           Friday 22 June - 5pm to 7pm

                          Saturday 23 June - 8.30am to 4.30pm

     

    Moderator:     Carolyn Davenport SC   0408 214 367    CDavenport@sgchambers.com.au

    Instructors:     Carl Heaton QC                                        carlheaton@bigpond.com

                           Sharyn Hall                    0408 431 205     SHall@sgchambers.com.au

                           Lincoln Crowley             0407 637 517     lcrowley@8pt.com.au

                           Phil Hogan                                                PHogan@odpp.nsw.gov.au

     

    Co-ordinator:  Scott Wallace                0418 473 303     aai@advocacy.com.au

     

    Downloads:

                           Instructor Air and Accommodation details [pdf]

    Timetable:      Townsville Timetable v3  [pdf]

    Materials:        Evelyn Cannon [pdf]

                            Porcine [pdf]

                            Middleton v Handy Bros & Blanchard [pdf]

  • 450. NSW Department of Justice - General Advocacy Skills Workshop

    Wednesday 4 and Saturday 7 July 2018 - SYDNEY

     

    Dates:           Part 1: Introductory Session - Wednesday 4th July, 2018

                                     Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

                                     Location: The Family Court of Australia, Level 6, 99 Goulburn Street, Sydney. 
                                                    This session will finish by 7.00pm.

     

                          Part 2: Advocacy Performance Skills Workshop - Saturday 7th July, 2018

                                     Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm.

                                     Location: The Family Court of Australia, Level 6, 99 Goulburn Street, Sydney.

     

    Moderators:    Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace    Justice.Ainslie-Wallace@familycourt.gov.au     0418 427 166

                           Grant Brady SC                       gbrady@forbeschambers.com.au   0408 214 367

     

     

    Instructors:     Helen Roberts                         HRoberts@odpp.nsw.gov.au

                           Nick Marney                            NMarney@odpp.nsw.gov.au

     

    Co-ordinator:  Scott Wallace                          aai@advocacy.com.au   0418 473 303

     

    Downloads:    Timetable:      DoJ Timetable v3  [pdf]

                           Materials:        Nigel Bland [pdf]

                                                   Porcine [pdf]

                                                   Middleton v Handy Bros & Blanchard [pdf]

     

    Summary of Evaluation Sheets HERE

  • 452. Dept. Family and Community Services, Sydney - Family Law Advocacy Skills -

    Friday 3 August and Saturday 4 August 2018 - SYDNEY

    Dates:           Part 1: Introductory Session - Friday 3 August, 2018

                                     Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

                                     Location: Family Court
                                                    This session will finish by 7.00pm.

     

                          Part 2: Advocacy Skills Workshop - Saturday 4th August, 2018

                                     Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm.

                                     Location: The Family Court of Australia, Level 6, 99 Goulburn Street, Sydney.

     

    Moderator:      Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace

     

     

    Instructors:     Justice Anne Rees

                           Justice Murray Aldridge

                           Pierre Testart

                           Peter Campton SC

     

    Co-ordinator:  Scott Wallace                          aai@advocacy.com.au   0418 473 303

     

    Downloads:    Timetable:       V1 - 24/07

                           Materials:        Davies v Riverside

                                                   Wood v Simpson [2018]

                                                   Wilson v Wilson [2018]

     

    Summary of Evaluation Sheets :

     

  • 453. NSW ODPP - Advanced Advocacy Workshop

    Friday 3 August and Saturday 4 August 2018 - SYDNEY

    Dates:           Part 1: Introductory Session - Friday 3rd August, 2018

                                     Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

                                     Location: The Family Court of Australia, Level 6, 99 Goulburn Street, Sydney       
                                                    This session will finish by 7.00pm.

     

                          Part 2: Advocacy Skills Workshop - Saturday 4th August, 2018

                                     Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm.

                                     Location: The Family Court of Australia, Level 6, 99 Goulburn Street, Sydney

     

    Instructors:     Caro Davenport

                           Lincoln Crowley

                           Georgia Turner

                           Frank Veltro

                           Peter McGrath

     

    Co-ordinator:  Scott Wallace                          aai@advocacy.com.au   0418 473 303

     

    Downloads:    Timetable:       [v3] 26/7

                           Materials:        Case study: Zukov Plea

                                                   Case study: Cannon Sentencing Plea

                                                   Case study: CDPP v Nigel Bland

     

    Summary of Evaluation Sheets :

  • 454. Commonwealth ODPP, Melbourne - General Advocacy Skills Workshop

    Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August 2018 - Melbourne

    Dates:           Part 1: Introductory Session - Friday 17 August, 2018

                                     Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

                                     Location: Commonwealth Law Courts, 305 William Street, Melbourne

     

                          Part 2: Advocacy Skills Workshop - Saturday 18th August, 2018

                                     Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm.

                                     Location: Commonwealth Law Courts, 305 William Street, Melbourne

     

    Moderator:     Ian Robertson SC       phone: 0419 852 123   email: irobertson@jeffcott.com.au

     

    Instructors:     Diana Price

                           Slade Howell

                           Sharyn Hall

                           Lincoln Crowley

                           Craig Everson

                           Nick Marney

                           Peter McGrath

     

    Co-ordinator:  Hamish Sinclair   hamishsinclair@gmail.com   0403 797 985

     

    Downloads:    Timetable:            Advanced Group (Red) Timetable v2 (09 Aug) [download]

                                                       General Groups (Blue, Green, Yellow) v3 (16 Aug)  [download]

     

                           Materials:            Partridge Bail Application [download]

                                                       Ball Plea  [download]

                                                       Porcine  [download]

                                                       Telfani Trial  [download] (Teachers Notes are available on resources page)

     

    Summary of Evaluation Sheets :

  • 456.  Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Sydney - General Advocacy Skills - 'In-House' workshop

    Friday 24 August and Saturday 25 August 2018 - SYDNEY

    Dates:           Part 1: Introductory Session - Friday 24 August, 2018

                                     Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

                                     Location: Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Level 29, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney

     

                          Part 2: Advocacy Skills Workshop - Saturday 25th August, 2018

                                     Time: 9.00am to 5.15pm.

                                     Location: The Family Court of Australia, Level 6, 99 Goulburn Street, Sydney.

     

    Moderators:    Grant Brady SC/Carolyn Davenport SC

    Instructors:     Liz Brimer

                           Nick Marney

     

    Co-ordinator:  Mischa Davenport         mischadavenport@gmail.com  0490 466 367

     

    Downloads:    Timetable:       Timetable v2

                           Materials:        ACC v Porter's Plumbing

                                                  Porcine v Royal Bridgewater

                                                   Martin Jackson v FAA Insurance (Civil - 2018)

     

                           Teacher's Notes:  Martin Jackson ... this is for the criminal trial but the same applies.

                                                        Porter's Plumbing

     

    Summary of Evaluation Sheets :

  • 457. Maddocks Lawyers, Melbourne - General Advocacy Skills - 'In-House' workshop

    Wednesday 29 August and Saturday 8 September 2018 - MELBOURNE

    Dates:           Part 1: Introductory Session - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

                                     Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm

                                     Location: Maddocks

                          Part 2: Advocacy Skills Workshop - Saturday 8 September, 2018

                                     Time: 9.00am to 5.15pm.

                                     Location: Maddocks

     

    Moderators:    Judge Felicity Hampel

    Instructors:     Caro Davenport

                           Nick Tweedy

                           Dianna Price

     

    Co-ordinator:  Hamish Sinclair   hamishsinclair@gmail.com   0403 797 985

     

    Downloads:    Timetable:       Timetable v2

                           Materials:        Davies v Riverside Grammar

                                                  Porcine v Royal Bridgewater

                                                   Middleton v Handy Bros

                                                   Wood v Chop

     

                           Teacher's Notes:

     

    Summary of Evaluation Sheets :

  • 458.  Queensland Law Society - General Advocacy Skills

    Friday 21 September and Saturday 22 September 2018 - BRISBANE

    Magistrates Court - Brisbane

    Friday 5pm to 7pm & Saturday 8.30am to 4.30pm

     

    Moderator/s: Craig Smith SC              0431469400      craig.smith@forbeschambers.com.au

     

    Instructors:   Carolyn Davenport SC  0408 214 367     CDavenport@sgchambers.com.au

                           Carl Heaton QC                                        carlheaton@bigpond.com

                           Sharyn Hall                    0408 431 205     SHall@sgchambers.com.au

                           Lincoln Crowley             0407 637 517     lcrowley@8pt.com.au

                           Craig Everson                0418 227 717    CEverson@odpp.nsw.gov.au

     

    Co-ordinator: Scott Wallace               0418 473 303      aai@advocacy.com.au

     

    Instructor Travel Details:

                           Brisbane Travel Confirmations. [pdf]

     

    Timetable:     Timetable v1 [pdf]

     

    Materials:      Evelyn Cannon [pdf]

                           Porcine [pdf]

                           Middleton v Handy Bros & Blanchard [pdf]

  • 459. General Advocacy Skills - OPEN workshop, Sydney

    Friday 12 October and Saturday 13 October 2018 - SYDNEY

    Family Court - Sydney

    Friday 5pm to 7pm & Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm

     

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    Scott Wallace               0418 473 303      aai@advocacy.com.au

     

  • 460. Advocacy Skills for Family Lawyers - OPEN workshop, Sydney

    Friday 26 October and Saturday 27 October 2018 - SYDNEY

    Family Court - Sydney

    Friday 5pm to 7pm & Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm

     

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    Scott Wallace               0418 473 303      aai@advocacy.com.au

     

  • 461. NSW ODPP - General Skills Advocacy Program - Plea Making

    Wednesday 7 November and Saturday 10 November 2018 - SYDNEY

  • 462. Dept. Family and Community Services, Sydney - Family Law Advocacy Skills - TBC

    Friday 23 November and Saturday 24 November 2018 - SYDNEY

  • 463. Queensland Law Society - General Advocacy Skills

    Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December 2018 - BRISBANE

  • 451. NSW ODPP - Advocacy and the Vulnerable Witness - Program #3 -  (Deferred from 21 July, new date TBC)

     

  • General Advocacy Skills Workshop - Commonwealth ODPP -  (Date deferred from June)

    Friday 26 October and Saturday 27 October 2018 - SYDNEY - DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

AAI Advocacy Manual &

Instructors Handbook

AAI Case Studies

Articles and Documents

A 'pdf' copy of the

AAI Advocacy Manual

(First Edition) - full edition

is available

as a download HERE.

(Print limited and copyright... available for Instructors only)

An abridged 'pdf' copy of the

AAI Advocacy Manual

(First Edition) with only the skills chapters, is available

as a download HERE.

(Print limited and copyright...
usually made available to workshop participants only )

A 'pdf' copy of the

'AAI Handbook for Advocacy Instructors' [2017]

is available as a download HERE.

 

Criminal Trials:

 

DPP v Evelyn Cannon [Sept 2014] (download)

CDPP v Nigel Bland [Aug 2016] (download)

DPP v Telfani [Feb 2016] (download)

DPP v Martin Jackson [Nov 2017] (download)

DPP v Canning [2011]  (download)

 

Pleas:

 

DPP v Cannon Sentencing Plea (download)

DPP v Uri Zukov (download)

DPP v Lucia Gonzales (download)

DPP v Phillip Ball (download)

 

Applications:

 

Porcine v Royal Bridgewater Golf Club (download)

Davies v Riverside Grammar(download)

Middleton v Handy Bros [2014] (download)

ACCC v Porters Plumbing (download)

Wood v Simpson [2018] (download)

DPP v Evelyn Cannon (Bail Application) [2010] (download)

DPP v Peter Partridge (Bail Application) [2018] (download)

 

Civil Trials:

 

Martin Jackson v FAA Insurance [2018] (download)

 

 

Family Trials:

 

Wilson v Wilson [2018] (download)

 

Appeals:

 

DPP v Canning (Appeal, QLD) [2012] (download)

Bland v Queen (Appeal) [2004] (download)

DPP v Evelyn Cannon (Appeal) [2014] (download)

 

 

TEACHER'S NOTES:

 

DPP v Evelyn Cannon [Sept 2014] (download)

CDPP v Nigel Bland (download)

DPP v Martin Jackson (criminal trial) (download)

ACCC v Porter's Plumbing (download)

DPP v Elmo Telfani (download)

 

 

 

Older Case Studies:

 

General cases:

Antonio Pesci v Commissioner of Police [2010] (download)

ASIC v McLeod [2004] (download)

ASIC v Scam & Swindle [2004] (download)

Copperfield Vet v Redgrave & Rosen [2005] (download)

DPP v Daniel Jones [2010] (download)

Frost v Frost v TAC [2004] (download)

Horatio Hazard v Speedy Transport [2014] (download)

Republic Bank v Jack Nelson [2005] (download)

Roderick Sun v Friendly Insurance (Civil Trial) [2010] (download)

Schmit v TAC [2012] (download)

 

Appeals:

DPP v Wilton-Smith [2012] (download)

R v Vladimir Orlov (Sentence Appeal) [2009]  (download)

Patrick O'Connor (Sentence Appeal) [2011] (download)

Ferguson Appeal [2009] (download)

Kinersen-Smith & Connor [2009] (download)

Long [2009] (download)

Tupou [2009] (download)

 

Applications:

Hood (Application for CPO) [2006] (download)

Theobald v Griffiths (Application for extension of time) [2005] (download)

Windsor v Marks (Family Law - Relocation of child) [2005] (download)

Wood v Chop (Application to stop tree felling) [2008] (download)

 

Pleas:

DPP v Trevor Hayden [2012] (download)

DPP v Teller [2010] (download)

Lois Lane - Plea in Mitigation [2003] (download)

John Thompson [2010] (download)

Police v Aritan [2003] (download)

 

 

 

 

Teaching at Keble Advanced International Advocacy Course, Oxford, UK

 

In September 2017, AAI Chair Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace and AAI Board Member Craig Smith SC, were invited by the UK Inns of Court College of Advocacy to join the instructing faculty at the annual Advanced International Advocacy Workshop for the UK South Eastern Circuit (i.e London and immediate regions). Another AAI Board Member, Grant Brady SC, also taught at the course as a representative of the Australian ATC.

 

Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace had previously taught at this course in 2016.

 

 

An article subsequently appeared in the South East Circuit newsletter, written by one of the students attending the workshop.  Honourable mentions were included for our instructors.

 

Read article by clicking the pic above.

Vulnerable Witness Program 2018

Link to VW Working Group Page

Information for AAI Instructors

 

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