The Continued Legal Education (“CLE”) Committee consisting Christal Hanna (Chair), Sara-Ann Tucker (Bar Council), Tiffany Boys & Aura Cassidy cordially invites members to fill the calendar with training sessions for 2021!!
The Committee is calling on members of the Bermuda Bar to fill the calendar with at least 2 sessions a month to be scheduled from now until the end of the year. Please submit a quick email to the CLE Committee stating what subject matter you wish to speak on and your available dates. Sessions traditionally run on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30- until 1:30 p.m., however the Bar Office is flexible in that sessions may also be held late afternoons from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Everyone has something to offer!!
Attorneys who present legal, or legally related professional courses are entitled to the following CLE Credits: One hour lecture will be the equivalent of four hours of CLE credit; a two hour lecture will be the equivalent of eight hours of CLE credit.
All Attorneys, Registered Associates & In-House Counsel must complete eight (8) hours during the period 1st November to 31st October in each calendar year. Members interested in presenting CLE sessions are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org
Unless otherwise notified, Continued Legal Education sessions are free to members of the Bermuda Bar Association. Visiting Overseas Counsel and Pupils are welcome and encouraged to attend.
SPEAKER: Mr. Alexander McD White, Bermuda’s Privacy Commissioner
DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Friday 26 February, via Zoom
DESCRIPTION: OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE BERMUDA BAR, PUPIL BARRISTERS, COMPLIANCE PROFESSIONALS EMPLOYED WITH A BERMUDA LAW FIRM OR IN-HOUSE.
This is the first CLE event to be hosted by APLLI in partnership with Bermuda’s first Privacy Commissioner with 4 CLE credits will be awarded to attendees. This Zoom virtual event is intended to provide members of the Bermuda Bar with an exclusive opportunity to learn about key privacy issues arising within the Legal Sector through APLLI’s interview with Mr. Alexander McD White, Bermuda’s Privacy Commissioner. Members can listen over the lunch hour to the Privacy Commissioner answer key questions and offer guidance on the Personal Information Protection Act 2016, privacy related best practices, key privacy considerations and potential privacy pitfalls specific to the legal profession. A formal Q & A session will follow, where Bar members can ask questions directly to the Privacy Commissioner from the comfort of their office, work station or other home working arrangements. Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis.
Please register your interest in attending this free virtual event with the Executive Secretary of the Bermuda Bar Association. Zoom details to be circulated to those already registered (about 70 of you).