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Plea in the Magistrates Court (2021) Online CPD

Plea in the Magistrates Court (2021) 1 CPD Unit

Lawyer CPD – Plea in the Magistrates Court (2021) 1 CPD Unit recorded webinar available 24/7 on any device. License is for single fee earner to access CPD session for 12 months and LogCPD to print completion statement.


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Plea in the Magistrates Court (2021)


In this session Tom Moore will discuss some effective techniques of conducting a Summary Crime matter in the Magistrates Court


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Techniques of dealing with client
  2. Methods of approach to police and prosecutors
  3. Differences in approach of a plea and a defended matter
  4. How to deal with witnesses in a Plea
  5. How to deal with witnesses in a defended matter
  6. General Principles for a solicitor advocate in presenting a plea

CASE: Slater v Williamson





About Your Speaker: Tom Moore, Barrister

Tom Moore has been a practicing Victorian solicitor for over 30 years during which time he has practised extensively in the Magistrates Court jurisdiction conducting cases for clients as both solicitor and advocate in the court hearings.


Tom has dealt with clients in criminal matters in both defended matters and in making pleas for clients in uncontested matters.


Tom has also represented clients in contested civil actions in the Magistrates Court.


Although his main interest has been acting as an advocate in the Magistrates Court Jurisdiction, Tom throughout his legal career has had a wide range of legal experience, conducting a range of civil actions, such as tort and contract, in both the County Court and Supreme Court.


Tom has also practiced extensively as a family law solicitor.


More recently Tom has confined his legal practice to acting as a locum solicitor although he continues to hold a full practicing certificate.


Tom as a locum has managed a law practice on behalf of the Law Institute of Victoria, has acted for Victorian Legal Aid as a general practitioner and duty solicitor in the Magistrates Court, and has acted for several Victorian Legal Practices handling a variety of files.



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    A very good presentation.

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