Ethical Dilemmas Support Staff Face in a Busy Law Practice

Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Attend and earn 1 CPD hour

2.00pm to 3.00pm Ethical Dilemmas Support Staff Face in a Busy Law Practice


  • Managing conflicts of interest  
  • Managing “unethical” or difficult clients 
  • Taking on too much: when you need to step back 
  • How to identify an ethical issue

Presented by Ines Kallweit, Principal Solicitor & Notary Public, KHQ Lawyers: Accredited Specialist (LIV)-Wills & Estates  

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand what are ethical issues
  • Learn useful tips to manage conflict and difficult clients


Ines Kallweit, Principal & Notary Public, KHQ Lawyers
Ines Kallweit leads the Wills & Estates team at KHQ Lawyers. She is an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates (with the Law Institute of Victoria) and Notary Public. She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners. Ines advises clients in all areas of estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation. Ines’ practice ranges from estate planning, the preparation of Wills and powers of attorney to complex estate administration and estate litigation. Her broad knowledge in this area and solutions-focused approach allows her to assist clients with the preparation of comprehensive estate plans and the administration of complex estates. Her estate litigation work involves both defending estates and representing individuals in resolution of disputes involving Wills, property, estate and guardianship matters. Ines’ expertise includes succession planning and asset structuring, advice in relation to and preparation of powers of attorney, appointment of medical treatment decision makers and advanced care directives. She also looks after applications for grants of probate and letters of administration, guardianship & administration matters (including VCAT appearances), will and trust disputes, family provision claims (seeking further provision from deceased estates) and resealing international & interstate grants of probate. Her expertise also includes charitable gifts & cy-prés applications, and complex estate administration (including as court appointed administrator). Ines also has a keen interest in promoting legal education. She has a Master of Teaching and is a former adjunct lecturer at the College of Law. She speaks for various professional development providers including the Law Institute of Victoria, Leo Cussen Institute and Television Education Network. Ines is a native German speaker. Ines is widely regarded as one of the country’s leading practitioners in this area of law, and has been recognised as a preeminent Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer for Victoria in Doyles Guide for seven consecutive years (2015-2022).

This seminar is part of a series

Legal Support Staff Training

Tailored especially for legal support staff and executive assistants, this annual series will provide you with invaluable insights and best practice guidance to thrive in your day-to-day. Learn how to reduce and prevent stress and recognise the difference between stress and burnout. Receive important tips on effective business writing and communication. Understand the ethical dilemmas that you may encounter in a busy practice including how to tactfully approach them. Master personal productivity and learn how to harness technology and automation.


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Ethical Dilemmas Support Staff Face in a Busy Law Practice


Single Session
Tuesday, 16 July 2024
2.00pm to 3.00pm New Zealand
CPD Hours 1
Online 20240716 20240716


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