• 2 June, 2021
  • 6:00 pm
  • Webex online seminar

The Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association facilitated a presentation by the Honourable Justice Emilios Kyrou entitled “Pitfalls of Lawyers communicating with the media” online via Webex on 2 June 2021.

You can view a paper on his presentation here: Pitfalls of Lawyers communicating with the media

Justice Kyrou canvassed the risks to lawyers when communicating with the media, including:

  • Breach of confidence
  • Breach of professional conduct rules
  • Contempt of court
  • Waiver of privilege
  • Misleading or deceptive conduct

Justice Kyrou is a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

He was appointed to that position in July 2014 after serving as a trial Judge since May 2008.

HAL financial members who attend the webinar may earn 1 CPD point in Ethics and Professional Responsibility.