HOW TO MANAGE A CRISIS: 
a guide for in-house counsel

  • 37 minutes  (0.5 CPD)
  • for all lawyers & commercial teams  
Category: Substantive Law I Topic: Intellectual Property
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Session overview
In-house counsel often find themselves advising on crises that arise within the business. There are times when a crisis is about a threat to an individual or between individuals in the business. In this session, Richard steps through the general process for managing a crisis within the business. 
  Audio Session 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Richard's talk on crisis management 
  • session material
  • record of completion 

  I WILL LEARN:

  • the steps for containing and managing a general crisis and threats to individuals within the business 
  • practical tips to implement when dealing with a crisis  

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

Richard Lewin

SPECIAL COUNSEL 
DENTONS AUSTRALIA 
e: richard.lewin@dentons.com
wwww.dentons.com
ABOUT RICHARD
With over 13 years of litigation experience, Richard acts on all aspects of financial service recoveries litigation, focusing on complex defended disputes and appearing on urgent applications.

Richard is a special counsel within the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice group based in Sydney, having joined in 2012 after undertaking roles in general commercial and employment litigation. Richard acts for banking and non-bank lenders in providing advice and conducting litigated recovery work.

He provides internal high level support and advice on complex and non-standard issues as they arise in the recovery process and strategies to achieve the client’s objectives. His litigation practice is on defended actions as well as acting on behalf of lenders in defending actions brought by customers.

Richard has a particular interest in advocacy and has conducted interlocutory applications including applications for summary judgment and opposing injunctions.

Within his role, Richard is often required to manage situations dealing with
 aggressive litigants, threats of self-harm, firearms and narcotics and media threats.

Richard is one of the dedicated incident managers in the Sydney Office and has 
 completed mental health first aid training.