Investigating Fundamentals – Conducting Investigations for Effective Outcomes – Webinar Series


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Investigating Fundamentals – Conducting Investigations for Effective Outcomes – Webinar Series


Recommended CPD point allocation: 5 points (excluding WA).

Conducting a successful investigation is a challenging and often difficult task. Investigators must possess a broad range of skills to effectively conduct an investigation and appropriately manage legal risks and issues that arise during the investigatory process.

This online webinar series explores the necessary elements for conducting a legally sound and robust investigation. It also examines emerging legal issues and trends in investigative practices and procedures.

Who should attend our Fundamentals of Legislation webinar?

  • Legal officers
  • Investigators
  • Compliance officers
  • Audit officers. 

What you'll learn

You’ll develop the core skills required to conduct effective administrative investigations.

Session 1 – Scoping and planning an investigation – 19 October 2020 (Closed – Recording Available)

  • Key phases of an investigation;
  • Understanding the legal and regulatory framework;
  • Scoping an investigation and creating an investigation plan; and
  • Appointing an investigator.

Session 2 – Conducting an investigation: Managing key legal risks and issues – 26 October 2020 (Closed – Recording Available)

  • Considering Legal Professional Privilege;
  • Confidentiality issues;
  • The application of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld); and
  • Managing competing obligations.

Session 3 – Conducting an investigation: Natural justice issues – 9 November 2020 (Closed – Recording Available)

  • Natural justice rules;
  • Bias cases;
  • Procedural fairness cases; and
  • Key emerging issues.

Session 4 – Gathering evidence and practical skills – 16 November 2020 (Closed – Recording Available)

  • Key issues in gathering evidence;
  • Conducting interviews; and
  • Witness statements and affidavits.

Session 5 – Concluding an investigation – 23 November 2020 (Closed – Recording Available)

  • Assessing and evaluating the evidence;
  • Preparing the investigation report;
  • Filing, notification and recordkeeping; and
  • Closing out an investigation.

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm AEST (Brisbane)

Cost (inc GST): $500 per person (complete 5 session series package) 

Unable to participate in one or more webinars from this series? We will be recording each session and we welcome you to register directly with us for the series. Just let us know which webinar/s you are unable to be a participant. Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

Further information: Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

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Support when you need it the most

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: 1 point per webinar (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.