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 – 30 August 2021
  • 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 – 6 September 2021

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

Session 3 – Conducting an investigation: Natural justice issues – 13 September 2021

  • Natural justice rules
  • Bias cases
  • Procedural fairness cases
  • Key emerging issues , including adverse comments and reputational issues.

Session 4 – Evidence and practical skills – 20 September 2021

  • Key issues in gathering evidence
  • Conducting interviews
  • Witness statements and affidavits
  • Assessing and evaluating the evidence.

Session 5 – Concluding an investigation – 27 September 2021

  • Preparing the investigation report
  • Reviewability of investigation reports
  • Filing, notification and recordkeeping
  • Closing out an investigation.

Optional practical half-day training – The nature of web based training reduces the effectiveness of supervised practical application.  We will be taking a register of interested participants to add on a half-day of practical application at our offices (fee will apply). If you would like to find out more, please contact the Clayton Utz Training Program Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

Dates: Dates will be scheduled in mid 2021. To register your interest please click the 'register' button below or email [email protected]

Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm (Brisbane AEST)

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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What our clients say about our Investigating Fundamentals – Conducting Investigations for Effective Outcomes – Webinar Series

"Both presenters were very knowledgeable and presented well."

"I really enjoyed the webinar format and would be looking to do more in this format. Easy to just log on, do the webinar and then continue at work straight after. I don't think this delivery method took anything away from my learning. I thoroughly enjoyed this course and will be definitely looking at the other courses you offer."

"I thought the presenters worked well together. They appeared to have what they were going to discuss well planned."

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.