Continuing Professional Development
CLANT’s Objects and Purposes include:
- To provide… programs to assist members in their professional practice
- To promote professional discourse… amongst the profession
- To promote and encourage teaching and study of criminal law in the Northern Territory
Accordingly, from time to time CLANT, usually in conjunction with the Law Society Northern Territory (LSNT), presents Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities, attendance at which counts for the purpose of compliance with the LSNT’s mandatory CPD scheme.
Presenters’ materials distributed or displayed to participants are posted on this site.
On 10 September 2014, barrister (and CLANT Committee member) Lyma Nguyen presented a CPD on summary prosecuting.
On 23/24 March 2012, CLANT and LSNT jointly delivered an intensive seminar on the Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Act (NT), with presentations by Greg Lyon SC, Professor Les McCrimmon, Chris Beale and Michael Croucher SC.
The following materials were distributed to participants:
Overview – Les McCrimmon
Unfavourable witnesses – Greg Lyon SC
Defendant’s Character – Michael Croucher SC
Credibility – Michael Croucher SC
Incrimination – Greg Lyon SC
Pocket Evidence Law – Chris Beale
On 20 September 2012, CLANT presented a CPD on sentencing delivered by Stephen Odgers SC, author of Sentence: The Law of Sentencing in NSW Courts for State and Federal Offences (Longueville Books, 2012)