Supreme Court Learning Module


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  1. Meeting the Client - Introduction

  2. Meeting the Client - Limitation Periods

  3. Meeting the Client - Conflict of Interest

  4. Meeting the Client - Office Sharing

  5. Meeting the Client - Ongoing Communication

  6. Meeting the Client - Retainer Agreement

  7. Meeting the Client - Initial Interview

  8. Planning the Litigation

  9. Planning the Litigation - Small Claims Court

  10. Planning the Litigation - Supreme Court

  11. Rule 15 - Fast Track Litigation

  12. Rule 15 - Fast Track Litigation (continued)

  13. Jury Trials

  14. Jury Trials (continued)

  15. Case Planning Conference

  16. Discovery

  17. Discovery - Scheduling

  18. Discovery - Selection of Representatives

  19. Discovery - Questions

  20. Discovery - Speaking to Client During Discovery

  21. Interlocutory Applications

  22. Interlocutory Applications - Summary Trial

  23. Mediation

  24. Mediation - Notice to Mediate Regulation

  25. Mediation - Finding a Mediator

  26. Expert Witnesses

  27. Trial Preparation