Program Chairs

Gillian Hnatiw

Gillian Hnatiw and Co.

Alexi N. Wood (she/her)

St. Lawrence Barristers PC

The civil sexual assault landscape is increasingly complex. Do you have what you need to advise with confidence?

Join Canada’s leading experts as they guide you through the key stages and issues in the process. In one information-packed day you will acquire the key knowledge and practical strategies you need to successfully advance or defend a civil sexual assault claim.

In this back-to-basics program, drill down on the foundations, together with key updates on the current and emerging issues. Learn why this event has become the must-attend program for any professional who practices in this challenging arena.

Can’t make the live date? Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Claims 101: types of claims that can be advanced (the familiars plus emerging claims, including assault, battery, intentional infliction of mental suffering, voyeurism, revenge porn, stalking, and family violence)

Understanding the impact of trauma on memory

Resolution options: settlement pitfalls to avoid; NDAs; summary judgement

Key considerations and options for defending the claim, including navigating vicarious and institutional liability

Advancing/defending against defamation and malicious prosecution

Evidence: expert guidance on gathering and using it, including similar fact and evidence gathered for other proceedings

Damages in 2024 and beyond

Who Should Attend

In-house Counsel

Lawyers advising on sexual misconduct issues

Employment law lawyers

Human Resources professionals

Faculty

Program Chairs

Gillian Hnatiw

Gillian Hnatiw and Co.

Alexi N. Wood (she/her)

St. Lawrence Barristers PC

Instructors

Program Agenda

Register

Apr 1, 2024

$595 + TAX

Time

Apr 1, 2024
9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

May 29, 2024

$595 + TAX

Time

May 29, 2024
9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
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Substantive4h 30m
Professionalism1h 15m
EDI30m
Total6h 15m
Substantive4h 30m
Professionalism1h 15m
EDI30m
Total6h 15m

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