A detailed examination of the AAT appeals process in the AAT General Division focusing on conducting hearings and writing effective and successful submissions including the Statement of Facts, Issues and Contentions, identifying and using evidence effectively including basic evidence rules utilised by the AAT General Division, identifying and preparing witnesses, strategies in dealing with the Minister’s lawyers, giving opening and closing arguments, and the central role of representative in conducting the hearing. Includes PDF submission examples.
OMARA CPD Activity Code: WK751 (Cat A Online Workshop). This 2 hour workshop will provide 2 Category A points upon completion.
Instructor: Principal Solicitor Mark Northam
Mark Northam is Principal Solicitor at Northam Lawyers and is admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and admitted to the High Court of Australia. Mark holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Macquarie University, Graduate Diploma in Law from The College of Law, Graduate Certificate in Australia Immigration Law and Practice from Victoria University, and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Taxation) from the University of Houston.