PROPERLY PREPARING LIQUIDATION AND DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS IN DECEASED ESTATES - 2 DAY WORKSHOP
Ceris Field - an attorney, notary and conveyancer specialising in wills, estates and trusts.
About the workshop
To provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the legal requirements for setting up Liquidation and Distribution accounts (L&D accounts) in deceased estates. It covers the proper drafting of these accounts, from the basics of L&D accounts to dealing with more complicated matters.
- Day 1: - Theory and basics of L&D accounts - Joint estates, accrual, maintenance, redistribution agreements.
- Day 2: Estate Duty Account, Fiduciary Assets Account.
LABOUR LAW: AN INTERACTIVE UPDATE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS - 1 DAY SEMINAR
Moksha Naidoo - a practising advocate and author of Case Law Review.
Afzal Mosam - a practising advocate who has acted as a judge in the Labour Court.
About the seminar
The seminar is aimed at keeping practitioners abreast on the very latest and significant developments within the labour law arena. Its primary focus will be on binding case authorities in discussing the courts’ views on respective topics.
Topics of discussion will include
- Amendments to the Labour Relations Act (LRA);
- What constitutes Curriculum Vitae fraud?
- Restraint of trade – when is it enforceable and when not?
- Change in shift patterns – a unilateral change to terms and conditions or management’s prerogative?
- Reviewing awards – the various grounds;
- Strike action – 3rd party interdict and union liability; and Labour Court Rules versus High Court Rules.
Participants will be provided with summaries of the primary judgments discussed. The summaries include a quote from the respective judgment encapsulating the relative principle as well as commentary with reference to past judgments which concur with or differ from the stated principle.
NEGOTIATION SKILLS FOR LAWYERS - 1 DAY WORKSHOP
Prof. Manie Spoelstra - Author of four books on negotiation skills.
Reid Corin - a practising attorney in Cape Town.
About the workshop
Negotiation is central to nearly every professional activity performed by lawyers. The workshop teaches the theory of negotiation and the practical skills required to negotiate effectively for both litigators and transactional lawyers. The distinct challenges faced by lawyers every day are addressed.
During this personal and intensive two-day course, participants will learn how to conduct negotiations effectively and successfully by inter alia:
- CHANGING PERCEPTIONS about themselves, their clients and the desired outcomes held by their counterparts (both colleagues and opposing parties).
- FRAMING issues and objectives designed for superior outcomes and mutual gains.
- INFLUENCING counterparts by changing their opinions and attitudes.
- DEPLOYING POWER and reacting to the use of power.
All topics will be dealt with by means of real cases, role-plays, demonstrations and video aids.