Legal Professional Privilege for the Public Sector


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Recommended CPD point allocation: 3 points (excluding WA).

This workshop explores the principles of legal professional privilege specifically within government agencies, giving you a thorough refresher on what can be a difficult practical issue.

Who should attend our Legal Professional Privilege workshop?

  • In-house counsel
  • Legal managers
  • Officers.
What we'll cover
  • The elements of privilege
  • Common interest privilege
  • Joint privilege
  • Privilege issues when dealing with third parties
  • Privilege and in-house lawyers
  • Waiver of privilege – express waiver and implied waiver
  • Waiver in a government context
  • Voluntary disclosure of the substance of legal advice
  • Issue waiver.
What you'll learn

You’ll develop an understanding of the key principles of legal professional privilege.

Event Details
Dates are scheduled on a needs basis.
To register your interest please
click the registration button below or email
[email protected].
8.45am for 9.00am - 12.45pm
$750 per person
$675 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$637 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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What our clients say about our Legal Professional Privilege workshop

"The course will assist in day-to-day work and queries from clients regarding sharing and waiving legal advice."

"Incredibly knowledgeable and always a pleasure to listen to on this important subject."

"Content very up to date, covering the High court case this week. Well explained and helpful materials to conduct further readings."

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: 3 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.