Our newly streamlined program features substantive law streams in commercial (encompassing business law and commercial litigation), criminal, family, personal injuries, property and succession, plus a two day core agenda. Join topical discussions, master tax and revenue issues commonly encountered, explore the crossover between two areas of law, and get up to speed in our ever-popular key legislative and case law updates.

Not sure what stream you should attend? Learn more about streams and presenters.

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Introduction
8:00 am
Registration
8:15 am
8:30 am
QLS President's Welcome
8:45 am
Chief Justice’s Address
9:00 am
Opening plenary: Upholding the rule of law in a complex post truth era


9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am
10:00 am
Morning Tea
10:15 am

Introduction

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration
  • 8:30 am - 8:35 am Welcome to Country
  • 8:35 am - 8:45 am QLS President's Welcome
  • 8:45 am - 9:00 am Chief Justice’s Address
  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am Opening plenary: Upholding the rule of law in a complex post truth era
  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am Morning Tea
Introduction
10:00 am
Morning Tea
10:15 am

Introduction

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am Morning Tea
Introduction
9:00 am
Opening plenary: Upholding the rule of law in a complex post truth era


9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am

Introduction

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am Opening plenary: Upholding the rule of law in a complex post truth era
Introduction
8:00 am
Registration
8:15 am

Introduction

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration
Introduction
8:30 am

Introduction

Introduction
8:30 am
QLS President's Welcome

Introduction

Introduction
8:45 am
Chief Justice’s Address

Introduction

No events available!

Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
10:30 am
The two million dollar question: Tax traps in family law


Contemporary politics and common law rights: What’s next?


Electronic execution of property contracts


The value conversation: Effective pricing of legal work


10:45 am
11:00 am
11:15 am
Key updates: Legislation and case law


Disclosure of family court documents in personal injury claims


How to manage stamp duty and tax issues for your client


How we work: The modern workplace


11:30 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
Masterclass: Trusts in s79 property proceedings


Key updates: Legislation and case law


Property transactions: Senior living options


Cyber attack: You’ve been hacked!


1:15 pm
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
Grey divorce: Property settlements and spousal maintenance for retirees


Practical strategies for survival in personal injuries practise


Retail shop leasing issues


The link between culture and productivity


2:00 pm
2:15 pm
2:30 pm
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
Panel: A sceptic's guide to non-adversarial practise


Another piece of the PI: Financial complexities for the self-employed


Key updates: Legislation and case law


Top 10 trust accounting tips


3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Family

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am The two million dollar question: Tax traps in family law
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Key updates: Legislation and case law
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Masterclass: Trusts in s79 property proceedings
  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Grey divorce: Property settlements and spousal maintenance for retirees
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Panel: A sceptic's guide to non-adversarial practise

Personal Injuries

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am Contemporary politics and common law rights: What’s next?
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Disclosure of family court documents in personal injury claims
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Key updates: Legislation and case law
  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Practical strategies for survival in personal injuries practise
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Another piece of the PI: Financial complexities for the self-employed

Property

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am Electronic execution of property contracts
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm How to manage stamp duty and tax issues for your client
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Property transactions: Senior living options
  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Retail shop leasing issues
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Key updates: Legislation and case law

Core CPD

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am The value conversation: Effective pricing of legal work
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm How we work: The modern workplace
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Cyber attack: You’ve been hacked!
  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm The link between culture and productivity
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Top 10 trust accounting tips
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
12:00 pm
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
12:45 pm

Family

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

Personal Injuries

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

Property

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

Core CPD

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
No events hours available!
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
2:30 pm
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
2:45 pm

Family

  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea

Personal Injuries

  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea

Property

  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea

Core CPD

  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
11:15 am
Key updates: Legislation and case law


11:30 am
11:45 am

Family

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Key updates: Legislation and case law
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:00 pm
Masterclass: Trusts in s79 property proceedings


1:15 pm
1:30 pm

Family

  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Masterclass: Trusts in s79 property proceedings
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:45 pm
Grey divorce: Property settlements and spousal maintenance for retirees


2:00 pm
2:15 pm

Family

  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Grey divorce: Property settlements and spousal maintenance for retirees
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
3:00 pm
Panel: A sceptic's guide to non-adversarial practise


3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Family

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Panel: A sceptic's guide to non-adversarial practise
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
11:15 am
How to manage stamp duty and tax issues for your client


11:30 am
11:45 am

Property

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm How to manage stamp duty and tax issues for your client
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:00 pm
Property transactions: Senior living options


1:15 pm
1:30 pm

Property

  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Property transactions: Senior living options
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
11:15 am
Disclosure of family court documents in personal injury claims


11:30 am
11:45 am

Personal Injuries

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Disclosure of family court documents in personal injury claims
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
3:00 pm
Another piece of the PI: Financial complexities for the self-employed


3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Another piece of the PI: Financial complexities for the self-employed
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:00 pm
Key updates: Legislation and case law


1:15 pm
1:30 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Key updates: Legislation and case law
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:45 pm
Retail shop leasing issues


2:00 pm
2:15 pm

Property

  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Retail shop leasing issues
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:45 pm
Practical strategies for survival in personal injuries practise


2:00 pm
2:15 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Practical strategies for survival in personal injuries practise
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
1:00 pm
Cyber attack: You’ve been hacked!


1:15 pm
1:30 pm

Core CPD

  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Cyber attack: You’ve been hacked!
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
3:00 pm
Top 10 trust accounting tips


3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Core CPD

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Top 10 trust accounting tips
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
10:30 am
Contemporary politics and common law rights: What’s next?


10:45 am
11:00 am

Personal Injuries

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am Contemporary politics and common law rights: What’s next?
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
11:15 am
How we work: The modern workplace


11:30 am
11:45 am

Core CPD

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm How we work: The modern workplace
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
10:30 am
Electronic execution of property contracts


10:45 am
11:00 am

Property

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am Electronic execution of property contracts
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
3:00 pm
Key updates: Legislation and case law


3:15 pm
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Property

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Key updates: Legislation and case law
Family Personal Injuries Property Core CPD
10:30 am
The two million dollar question: Tax traps in family law


10:45 am
11:00 am

Family

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am The two million dollar question: Tax traps in family law
No events available!
Closing
4:00 pm
Ethics plenary: Professionalism in the 21st Century


4:30 pm
5:00 pm
Closing remarks
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
Legal Profession Dinner & Awards
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
8:00 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm

Closing

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Ethics plenary: Professionalism in the 21st Century
  • 5:00 pm - 5:05 pm Closing remarks
  • 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Legal Profession Dinner & Awards
Closing
4:00 pm
Ethics plenary: Professionalism in the 21st Century


4:30 pm

Closing

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Ethics plenary: Professionalism in the 21st Century
Closing
5:00 pm
Closing remarks

Closing

No events available!
Introduction
8:00 am
Registration
8:15 am
8:30 am
QLS President's Welcome

Attorney-General’s Address

Short break
8:45 am

Introduction

Introduction
8:00 am
Registration
8:15 am

Introduction

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration
Introduction
8:30 am
Attorney-General’s Address
8:45 am

Introduction

Introduction
8:45 am
Short break

Introduction

Introduction
8:30 am
QLS President's Welcome

Introduction

No events available!
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:00 am
Key legal consumer protection issues


Parole Board Queensland: Your questions answered


Key updates: Case law and legislation  


Electronic transactions: Are you bound?


9:15 am
9:30 am
9:45 am
Restraint of trade clauses: Tips and traps


Key updates: Legislation and procedure


You can’t take it with you: Complex property issues in estate matters


10 technology tips to improve your practice


10:00 am
10:15 am
10:30 am
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
10:45 am
11:00 am
Key updates: Legislation and case law

Professionalism in the courtroom: An insider’s perspective


Death and taxes: The liability of a legal personal representative


Avoiding faux pas: Communicating with diverse clients


11:15 am
11:30 am
11:45 am
Capital gains tax: Implications for a sale of business


Proceeds of crime: Best practice for dealing with high risk clients


Retirement villages and aged care: Capacity and the risk of elder abuse


Vicarious trauma: Dealing with distressed clients


12:00 pm
12:15 pm
12:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
Directors' and officers' duties: Growing responsibilities and exposure


Advanced sentencing advocacy


Succession express: Common probate questions and requisitions vs statutory wills refresher


Anti-money laundering: The buck stops with you


1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Commercial

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Key legal consumer protection issues
  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Restraint of trade clauses: Tips and traps
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea
  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Key updates: Legislation and case law
  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Capital gains tax: Implications for a sale of business
  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Directors' and officers' duties: Growing responsibilities and exposure

Criminal

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Parole Board Queensland: Your questions answered
  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Key updates: Legislation and procedure
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea
  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Professionalism in the courtroom: An insider’s perspective
  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Proceeds of crime: Best practice for dealing with high risk clients
  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Advanced sentencing advocacy

Succession

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Key updates: Case law and legislation  
  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am You can’t take it with you: Complex property issues in estate matters
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea
  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Death and taxes: The liability of a legal personal representative
  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Retirement villages and aged care: Capacity and the risk of elder abuse
  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Succession express: Common probate questions and requisitions vs statutory wills refresher

Core CPD

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Electronic transactions: Are you bound?
  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am 10 technology tips to improve your practice
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea
  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Avoiding faux pas: Communicating with diverse clients
  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Vicarious trauma: Dealing with distressed clients
  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Anti-money laundering: The buck stops with you
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
10:30 am
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
10:45 am

Commercial

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea

Criminal

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea

Succession

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea

Core CPD

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Tea
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
12:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
12:45 pm
1:00 pm

Commercial

  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

Criminal

  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

Succession

  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

Core CPD

  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:00 am
Key updates: Case law and legislation  


9:15 am
9:30 am

Succession

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Key updates: Case law and legislation  
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:45 am
Retirement villages and aged care: Capacity and the risk of elder abuse


12:00 pm
12:15 pm

Succession

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Retirement villages and aged care: Capacity and the risk of elder abuse
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
1:15 pm
Succession express: Common probate questions and requisitions vs statutory wills refresher


1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Succession

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Succession express: Common probate questions and requisitions vs statutory wills refresher
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:45 am
You can’t take it with you: Complex property issues in estate matters


10:00 am
10:15 am

Succession

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am You can’t take it with you: Complex property issues in estate matters
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:00 am
Professionalism in the courtroom: An insider’s perspective


11:15 am
11:30 am

Criminal

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Professionalism in the courtroom: An insider’s perspective
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:45 am
Key updates: Legislation and procedure


10:00 am
10:15 am

Criminal

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Key updates: Legislation and procedure
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:45 am
Proceeds of crime: Best practice for dealing with high risk clients


12:00 pm
12:15 pm

Criminal

Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:00 am
Key updates: Legislation and case law

11:15 am
11:30 am

Commercial

Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
1:15 pm
Directors' and officers' duties: Growing responsibilities and exposure


1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Commercial

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Directors' and officers' duties: Growing responsibilities and exposure
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:45 am
Capital gains tax: Implications for a sale of business


12:00 pm
12:15 pm

Commercial

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Capital gains tax: Implications for a sale of business
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
1:15 pm
Anti-money laundering: The buck stops with you


1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Core CPD

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Anti-money laundering: The buck stops with you
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:00 am
Electronic transactions: Are you bound?


9:15 am
9:30 am

Core CPD

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Electronic transactions: Are you bound?
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:00 am
Parole Board Queensland: Your questions answered


9:15 am
9:30 am

Criminal

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Parole Board Queensland: Your questions answered
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:45 am
Restraint of trade clauses: Tips and traps


10:00 am
10:15 am

Commercial

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Restraint of trade clauses: Tips and traps
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
9:45 am
10 technology tips to improve your practice


10:00 am
10:15 am

Core CPD

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am 10 technology tips to improve your practice
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:00 am
Avoiding faux pas: Communicating with diverse clients


11:15 am
11:30 am

Core CPD

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Avoiding faux pas: Communicating with diverse clients
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
11:45 am
Vicarious trauma: Dealing with distressed clients


12:00 pm
12:15 pm

Core CPD

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Vicarious trauma: Dealing with distressed clients
Commercial Criminal Succession Core CPD
1:15 pm
Advanced sentencing advocacy


1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Criminal

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Advanced sentencing advocacy
No events available!
Closing
2:00 pm
Closing plenary: Thriving in the complexity of legal practice



Close of Symposium
3:00 pm

Closing

  • 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Closing plenary: Thriving in the complexity of legal practice
  • 3:15 pm - 3:20 pm Close of Symposium
Closing
3:00 pm
Close of Symposium

Closing

No events available!
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