Litigation Readiness


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Recommended CPD point allocation: 7 points (excluding WA).

Large litigation proceedings – including class actions – are now an established part of the corporate landscape and remain a significant concern for directors and in-house legal teams because of the size of the claims and the drain on both human and financial resources defending such claims can impose.

Even smaller claims where the subject matter of the claim is controversial (such as a significant industrial accident or corporate governance oversight) can place a business under significant commercial and financial pressure.

Intense media scrutiny is also an integral aspect of dealing with large disputes; the Banking Royal Commission is a prime example of this. It follows that dispute management and litigation risk is one which all businesses need to consider carefully. However we appreciate that most businesses are fully focused on their core business and commercial objectives and this is why we have developed the Litigation Readiness Workshop.

The purpose of the Litigation Readiness Workshop is to help you gain a better understanding of what your company needs to do to be prepared for any large dispute, litigation or even a Royal Commission. The Litigation Readiness Workshop is designed to be followed up by our Dispute Management Review, which is cost-effective and time-efficient, and Clayton Utz does the work for you.

Who should attend our Litigation Readiness workshop?

  • General counsel/in-house counsel
  • Insurance and/or risk managers.
What we'll cover
  • Company information and corporate memory
  • Litigation history, risk register and insurance
  • Suggestions for the operation of the office of General Counsel
  • Policy documentation, and contract and document management
  • Corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and workplace health and safety
  • Media management
  • Being prepared for Litigation or a Royal Commission.
What you'll learn
  • What you can do to mitigate the risk of a large dispute occurring
  • How you can effectively manage a dispute as it emerges and continues
  • When to seek advice in relation to a dispute
  • What to do if you receive a notice to produce documents or for witnesses to appear at a Royal Commission.


Event Details
 4 October
8.15am for 8.30am - 4.45pm
Cost: Inc GST
$1,415 per person
$1,276 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$1,206 per person if in a group of three or more 
Clayton Utz Brisbane
Level 28, 71 Eagle Street 
Further information:
Phone 1800 882 110
Email [email protected]

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As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

Recommended CPD point allocation: 7 points (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.