Child protection for CLC lawyers

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King & Wood Mallesons

Level 50, 600 Bourke St

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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Whether or not your client is directly involved with child protection, it is essential to have a general understanding of child protection law, including how it intersects with other legal matters. This training will provide you with a deeper understanding of child protection legislation and process.


Who should attend

CLC lawyers who practice in generalist or specialist CLCs, who wish to gain a better understanding of child protection matters.

*This training is co-facilitated with an experienced child protection lawyer

This training includes:

  • General overview of the Children Youth and Families Act, including: Legislative basis for removal of children, best interests of the children, different types of orders, time limits that may affect your client
  • The process of a child protection matter through the Children's Court
  • The intersection of family violence, family law and child protection
  • How to discuss child protection issues appropriately, particularly when clients may have additional barriers to justice
  • Practical tips to represent and work with adult clients who are involved with child protection
  • Exploration of the complexities of overlapping legal frameworks in child protection matters involving family violence


*Ticket price covers catering and printing costs

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King & Wood Mallesons

Level 50, 600 Bourke St

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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Organiser Women's Legal Service Victoria

Organiser of Child protection for CLC lawyers


WLSV is a state-wide specialist community legal centre providing legal advice and representation to women in matters arising out of relationship breakdown and family violence, including family violence, family law and child protection.

For more information please contact admin@womenslegal.org.au

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