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Continued Legal Education

In order for a Barrister & Attorney to maintain a Practicing Certificate, the Attorney must complete 8 hours of Legal Education by October 31st of each year. The aim of the Continued Legal Education Committee is to assist members with their legal education by providing lectures on current legal developments, emerging issues, practice management and other areas of interest to practitioners. 

Presentations are held at various times and at various locations (schedule permitting) and unless otherwise notified are free of charge. Pupils and visiting overseas Attorneys are welcome to attend sessions.  

 

Members of the Continued Legal Education team consist of:

Cindy Clarke (Chair) cclarke@gov.bm

Peter Sanderson psanderson@wq.bm

Tawana Tannock tawana.tannock@marsh.com

Kimberley Caines kcaines@mjm.bm

David Amaro david.amaro@hamiltonre.com

General enquiries may be sent to clebdabar@logic.bm

 

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CLE SCHEDULE 2017

MARCH:
TITLE: EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWS IN BERMUDA – A WHIRLWIND OVERVIEW (1 CLE Credit awarded)
SPEAKER: Juliana Snelling, Canterbury Law Limited
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: 22 March 2017 at 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Bermuda Bar Association office. Light lunch & soft drinks available.
DESCRIPTION: Juliana Snelling, Director of Canterbury Law Limited will provide an overview of the laws in Bermuda as they affect employers, unions and employees, give an overview of recent case authorities evolving out of such laws and some tips for maneuvering through the laws. Juliana has practised in Bermuda employment and labour law for over 20 years.
REGISTRATION: Space limited to 40. Register for class by email bdabar@logic.bm or call the Bar office at 295-4540

TITLE: VALUABLE INSIGHT ON HOW TO APPROACH AN APPEAL IN FRONT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL
SPEAKER: Sir Scott Baker and Sir Christopher Clarke
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: This class will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. on the Wednesday, the 8th March 2017, at the Bermuda Bar Office. (*front door of building locks at 5:30 p.m., resulting in no access for late arrivals)
DESCRIPTION: Target audience of junior litigation lawyers with pupils welcome to attend.

The President of the Bermuda Bar Association would like to invite junior litigation members of the Bar to a CLE class to be presented by the, Sir Scott Baker as well as Sir Christopher Clarke of our Court of Appeal.

This is a tremendous opportunity for junior lawyers to attend a class which will provide valuable insight on how to properly approach and present an appeal before the Court of Appeal. Sir Scott Baker and Sir Christopher Clarke need no introduction. They are both distinguished justices who have served on the United Kingdom’s Court of Appeal.
REGISTRATION: Class is full.