NEW CIVIL LITIGATION SEMINAR FOR SUPPORT STAFF

August 30, 2006

CIVIL LITIGATION SEMINAR

Saturday, October 21, 20069:30 am – 4:00 pm The Listel Hotel1300 Robson Street, Vancouver

Join us for an intensive one day seminar designed for junior litigation support staff (1 – 3 years experience).  Topics covered will include:

1.   CHAMBERS APPLICATIONS (PART I)

     Review of various types of Chambers Applications

     Review of documents needed for Chambers Applications

     Short Leave, adjourning and resetting Chambers Applications

     Without Notice Applications

     Review of SC Rule 51A, Setting Down Applications for Hearing

 

    Basic drafting principles

     Review of applicable Rules of Court

     Drafting the Notice of Motion, Affidavits and Order

     Drafting the Outline and Response

 

2.  SC RULE 68 – EXPEDITED LITIGATION PROJECT RULE      Actions to which Rule 68 does not apply

     Document disclosure requirements and limitations on Discovery

     Requirement to provide witness lists and summary of evidence

     Case Management Conference requirements

     Trial Management Conference requirements

     Review of forms

 

3.  SC RULE 66 – FAST TRACK LITIGATION

     Actions to which Rule 66 does and does not apply

     Document disclosure requirements

     Limitation on Examinations for Discovery

     Costs limited and review of forms

 

4.   LIST OF DOCUMENTS

      Review of SC Rule 26

      Obtaining your client documents and working with originals vs. copies

      Listing documents under Part I – determining relevance and privilege

      Listing documents under Part II – documents which no longer exist

      Listing documents under Part III – requirement to describe privileged         documents

 5.  

TRIAL PREPARATION FOR SUPPORT STAFF

      How to set down a trial

      Trial BFs to keep in mind

      File organization

      Contacting witnesses/experts and issuing subpoenas

      INSTRUCTOR:  Ms. Ann Halkett                              Senior Paralegal                              Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP. 

 

Registration Fee:  $325.00 + $19.50 GST + $22.75 PST = $367.25

Registration includes written materials and lunch. 

 

Unable to attend?  Written materials available.  Visit www.dyedurhambc.com or call 604-713-7167 or email [email protected] 

 

Dye & Durham Education Division

 

 

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