Recent changes to the Disputes Tribunal Act doubling the maximum claim value to $30,000 have opened up opportunities for lawyers to assist clients to prepare and defend claims before the Disputes Tribunal. Under the previous monetary limits, the cost of engaging a lawyer to assist with the claim was often not justified in the context of the amount which could be awarded to a successful claimant.
Accordingly, there has been little no guidance as to how lawyers can add value to the preparation of a case before the Disputes Tribunal.
This webinar will provide practical information as to the key benefits lawyers can bring to a client case and will cover the following content:
14 May 2020
Particularly suited to junior lawyers or those with little knowledge of the workings of the Disputes Tribunal.
Sally Peart, Partner, Marks & Worth Lawyers
1 CPD Hour