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
HAL members from around the country joined the virtual presentation, with more than 150 registering for the event.
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.