|Develop your strategy to obtain better outcome
About this webinar
An intensive 2 sessions that will assist you to develop strategies to obtain better outcomes in litigation and other dispute resolution. The object of dispute resolution is to obtain the best possible outcome for your client. We show you how.
The programme will include:
Practice Directives: A short discussion on how to comply with practice directives
Rule 41A: Purpose of the Rule | How to achieve actual compliance | Notices, how to use and how to reply | The Mediation processes | Costs
Understanding the issues: Analysis of pleadings | Pleading a version | How to work out the issues between the parties
Sequencing: How to sequence facts and documents | How to prepare chronology documents | How to use Chronology Documents effectively
Developing a Case Concept: What is your client’s version of what actually happened? | How to develop the case concept
The Burden of Proof and Duty to Begin: The strategy on how to manage the onus and duty to begin
What to do at Case Conferences: How to conduct a case conference chaired by a Judge | How to conduct case conferences with your opponent | Achieving the purpose of a case conference | Reaching agreement on issues, discovery and expert testimony |Discussing and agreeing on the issues
Agreeing on the Triable Issue/s: What will a trial judge expect? | How to reduce to writing the agreed issues between the parties | How to present this at trial
Legal Research: A brief discussion on how to find the appropriate law efficiently | What is the judge looking for? | How to present Law
Discovery (including eDiscovery) and Expert Witnesses: What do the directives require and how to comply | What is “narrow discovery” and how to comply | What is eDiscovery and how to present and prove electronic documentation | How to reach agreement over bundles.
Ismail Hussain SC is a former Judge of the High Court and Competition Appeal Court. He has been a highly popular LEAD trainer for many years. Mr Hussain SC is an expert in commercial drafting, opinion writing, and litigation and case management. He is also a published author. Professor of law Nelson Mandela University.
17 March 2021 : 12:00 – 14:30 (Two hour presentation and 30 minutes for questions)
18 March 2021 : 12:00 – 14:30 (Two hour presentation and 30 minutes for questions)
Closing date for registrations: 15 March 2021
All sessions are mandatory to qualify for a certificate.