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Coercive control: Professor Douglas – Wellington (and live streamed)

Wednesday, 13 March '24   5:30pm – 8:30pm NZDT
Level 4 - Kauri and Totara, 17 Whitmore Street, Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011


Coercive control: Professor Douglas – 13 March, 5.30pm
Wellington (and live streamed) - 1 CPD hour

The FLS and the Wellington branch of the New Zealand Law Society warmly invite you to hear Professor Heather Douglas speak on coercive control. This topic will be relevant to both family and criminal lawyers so we encourage you to register your attendance. The presentation will also be live-streamed but will not be recorded, however, we encourage Wellington lawyers to attend in person. The presentation will cover:

• Understandings and identification of coercive control
• Systems abuse as coercive control
• How allegations of alienation can mask coercive control
• Possible judicial responses based on Australian research

Professor Douglas teaches and researches at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and has researched legal responses to domestic and family violence for over twenty years.

To read more about Professor Douglas, please visit:

Following the presentation we invite those who attend in person to join us for drinks and nibbles, so you are able to meet Professor Douglas and ask any questions.

When: Wednesday 13 March, 5.30pm
Where: New Zealand Law Society, Level 4, 17 Whitmore Street Wellington
Cost: $25.00
CPD: 1 hour

We hope you will be able to join us.



General Admission



Level 4 - Kauri and Totara
17 Whitmore Street
Wellington Central