TIMETABLE – MICHAELMAS TERM 2017
You may pay your registration fees online by clicking ADD TO ORDER in the column relating to your years in practice. All methods of payment are accepted at the General Legal Council’s office, 78 Harbour Street, Kingston.
Unfortunately, we are unable to refund registration fees if we do not receive notification of your cancellation at least twenty-four (24) hours before the day of the seminar.
|Date||Time||Title||Code||Credits||Venue||Presenters||Attorneys less than 3yrs||Attorneys 3yrs & over|
|09/13/2017||4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||Guilt By Association or is Proof of Intent Essential in the Proof of Secondary Liability?||CL317||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mr. Richard Small|
|09/16/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||The Application to Register Land: The Attorneys' Dream or Nightmare"||CL331||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Ms. Gloria Brown, Ms. Lisa Campbell and Ms. Kimberley Bowen|
|09/30/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||The DNA Evidence Act||CL333||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Ms. Althea McBean|
|09/30/2017||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Insurance Law; How Much of a Gambler are You?||CL332||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mrs. Jennifer Rowe|
|10/04/2017||4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||The Sub-Judice Rule and Contempt of Court||CL330||2||Neil's Auditorium, Mandeville||Mr. Mikhail Jackson|
|10/14/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Revisiting the General Legal Councils AML Guidance for the Legal Profession Part One (POCA)||EMF2015||2||Montego Bay||Mr. Allan Wood, Q.C and Mrs. Gina Phillips Black|
|10/14/2017||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||POCA 2||EMF2016||Montego Bay||Mr. Allan Wood, Q.C and Mrs. Gina Phillips Black|
|10/18/2017||4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||Lessons from the Small Screen-Fictional Lawyers Real Ethical Dilemmas||EC1025||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Miss Gillian Burgess|
|10/21/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Sentencing Guidelines||CL334||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mr. Robert Fletcher and Ms. Nancy Anderson|
|10/21/2017||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Appeal Procedure in the Parish Courts||CL335||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mr. Norman Davis|
|10/26/2017||4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||Plea Bargaining||CL336||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Ms. Althea McBean|
|11/25/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Professional Undertakings in Commercial and Conveyancing Matters||EC1031||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mr. Basil Parker|
|12/1/2017 to 12/3/2017||CLPD North Eastern Regional Weekend Seminar 2017||15|
|12/06/2017||4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||Revisiting the General Legal Councils AML Guidance for the Legal Profession Part Two (POCA)||EMF2016||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mr. Allan Wood, Q.C and Mrs. Gina Phillips Black|
|12/09/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Caution |
Statements and Editing
|CL342||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Ms. Paula Llewellyn,Q.C.|
|12/09/2017||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Lessons from the Small Screen-Fictional Lawyers Real Ethical Dilemmas||EC1025||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Ms. Gillian Burgess|
|12/10/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||The Law Reform Fraudulent Transactions Special Provisions Act 2013||CL343||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mrs. Luciana Jackson|
|12/10/2017||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Unjustifiable or Unfair Dismissal What's in a Name?||CL327||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mrs. Carla-Ann Harris Roper|
|12/13/2017||4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||The Sub-Judice Rule and Contempt of Court||EC1026||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mrs. Daniella Gentles-Silvera|
|12/16/2017||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Professional Undertakings in Commercial and Conveyancing Matters||EC1031||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Mr. Basil Parker|
|12/16/2017||1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Court Protocol||EC1020||2||Jambar Conference Hall, Kingston||Ms. Melrose Reid|
N.B Accreditation i.e CLPD credit designation is being sought for all courses listed above.
These are the rates for all seminars in the Schedule unless otherwise specified.
|Years In Practice||JA$||US$|
|Attorneys-at-law of less than three years’ standing||2,000||17|
|Attorneys-at-law of three years’ standing and over||4,000||33|
Codes for CLPD Courses
EC is applicable to the subjects ethics and clients’ welfare, AMF is applicable to accounts, business management & finance and CL is applicable to general CLPD subjects.
|AMF201||Proceeds of Crime Act and Attorneys Obligations||3|
|AMF2010||You Have Written Your Strategic Plan Now What||2|
|AMF2011||Making Yourself Compliant with the Legal Profession Accounts and Records Regulations 1999||Credits may be granted upon application using Form 2|
|AMF203||Clients' Accounts - Financial Accounting Concepts, Methodology and Responsibilites||2|
|AMF203||Presentation 1 - Clients' Accounts - Financial Accounting Concepts, Methodology and Responsibilites||2|
|AMF203 - P1||Presentation 2 - Clients' Accounts - Financial Accounting Concepts, Methodology and Responsibilites||2|
|AMF204||Attorneys' and Clients' Accounts Part 2 - Banking and Taxing Requirements, Accounting for Interest and Reporting Responsibilities||2|
|AMF205||Finance Issues for the Legal Practitioner||3|
|AMF208||Organizing the Business of Law Practice||2|
|AMF209||The Challenges of Entrepreneurship||2|
|CL301||Replacing the Corporate Veil - The Retreat From The Retreat From Salomon||2|
|CL302||"Legislative Policy and Women's Human Rights: Why the Inflation in Legislation on Women's Bodies?"||2|
|CL303||Getting to Yes: Bail Applications in the Courts of Jamaica||2|
|CL304||Civil Malicious Prosecution And Abuse Of Process A New Lease On Life||2|
|CL305||The Administrator General's (Amendment) Act, 2015||2|
|CL311||The New Insolvency Proceedings Rules Legal Update||Credits may be granted upon application using Form 2|
|CL312||The Right to Bail||Credits may be granted upon application using Form 2|
|CL313||Defining the Nexu Between Policy and Legislation the Attorney's Role||Credits may be granted upon application using Form 2|
|CL314||Interpreting Tax Legislation||Credits may be granted upon application using Form 2|
|CLA(S1)||Plenary Session TEN YEARS OF JURISPRUDENCE IN THE CCJ||2|
|CLB(S2)||Legal Composition Writing Judgements Writing Arbitral Awards Writing Opinions||2|
|CLC(S4)||Abuse Of Process In Criminal Cases Whither This Unruly Horse?||2|
|CLE(S6)||The Initiation and Conduct Of Criminal Prosecutions: Criminal Prosecutions and the Constitutional Role Of the Office of DPP in the Criminal Justice System|
Is there a right to bring a private prosecution or is it dependent on the grant of a fiat by DPP
|CLF(S7)||Procedure and Advocacy in the Original Jurisdiction of the CCJ||2|
|EC101||The Essentials of Professionalism and Ethics - Admission to the Profession - Status and Responsibilities as an Attorney||2|
|EC1010||Legal Aid - The Role of Counsel - Ethics & Procedure||2|
|EC1011||Moot: The Canons of Professional Ethics are Adequate for Attorneys in the Public Service?||2|
|EC1012||Attorneys Professional Undertakings in the Courts and in Contracts||2|
|EC1013||Relationship with Fellow Attorneys-Collegiality-Contact with Attorneys' Clients||2|
|EC1014||Disciplinary System - Complaints - Professional Misconduct and Adjudication - Cooperation - Compliance||2|
|EC1015(S3)||Relationship Between Bench & Bar - Traditions and Ethics||2|
|EC1016||Contemporary Ethical Issues In Criminal Law Practice||2|
|EC1017||Conduct In Court Interacting With The Court||Credits may be granted upon application using Form 2|
|EC102||Referral and Engagement- Legal Aid - Dock Briefs||2|
|EC103||Diligence in Handling Clients' Business - Standard of Care - Duty to continue to act - Repugnant/Unpopular Clients||2|
|EC104||Duty to the Court - Candour, Courtesy, Co-operation||2|
|EC105A||Attracting Clients - Part 1 - Advertising||3|
|EC106||Conflicts of Interests||3|
|EC107||Confidentiality - Disclosure - Privilege||2|
|EC108||Fee Charging and Contingency Fees Recovery||3|
|EC109||The Role and Responsibilities of the Advocate - Independence, Duty of the Prosecuting and Defence Counsel||2|
|EMF206||"Cross - Border Practice - Legal and Ethical Elements"||3|
|EMF207||Proceeds of Crime Act - Guidance for Attorneys||3|
|EMF208(S5)||Litigation Costs Recovery and Attorneys' Obligations||2|
Please note that as from the year 2014, any attorney who commenced practice on or after October 1, 2012 must, during his or her first three years of practice obtain a minimum of sixteen (16) CLPD credits consisting of not less than six (6) credits in a CLPD course in ethics and client welfare and two (2) credits in business management and finance.
All other attorneys must obtain a minimum of twelve (12) CLPD credits consisting of not less than four (4) credits in ethics and client welfare and eight (8) other credits in any CLPD course.
Attorneys are urged to pre-register for the courses in which they intend to participate as accommodation cannot be guaranteed for persons who do not. Attorneys are also being requested to avoid payment by cash and in cases where payment is being made at the venue to use credit cards. Attorneys may pre-register by:
- Making payment by clicking the Add to Order buttons in the schedule above or by sending cheques or money orders to the General Legal Council, 78 Harbour Street, Kingston.
- The registration fee for courses: Attorneys of 1-3 years in practice are required to pay $2,000.00 per session of 2 hours while attorneys over 3 years will pay $4,000.00 per session of 2 hours.
- All courses are awarded credits by virtue of application to the Accreditation Committee. Where credits have been awarded for participation in a course they will be reflected in the Credits column of the schedule.
Please email enquiries in relation to the schedule to firstname.lastname@example.org.