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BRISBANE | CPD EVENT | A discussion: Protected counselling communication applications

12/05/2023 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

  Join WLAQ for a discussion on Protected Counselling Communication Applications. A CPD opportunity to hear from experienced practitioners who regularly appear on behalf of applicants and the counselled person in applications to subpoena and use evidence that may be protected counselling communication.
Topics will include:
  • Understanding what may be defined as “protected counselling communication” (“PCC”)
  • Indications PCC may be relevant
  • Steps to consider before initiating an application
  • Examples of instructions to be taken and documents to be prepared
  • Practical advice about court events
There will be opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion.
Charlotte Smith, Barrister, Public Defender’s Chambers, Legal Aid Queensland
Ann-Maree Russo, Principal Lawyer, General Crime, Legal Aid Queensland
Elizabeth Kelso, Principal Crown Prosecutor, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions’
Ambyr Cousen, Barrister, Higgins Chambers
Julie Sarkozi, Solicitor, Women’s Legal Service Queensland
Date:  Friday, 12 May 2023
Time:  1:30-2:30pm
Venue: Legal Aid Queensland, Auditorium, 44 Herschel Street, Brisbane
 RSVP by: 9 May 2023
  Live streaming available. Link to be provided.


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Legal Aid Queensland
44 Herschel Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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Legal Aid Queensland


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