QLS Symposium 2018 has been designed to equip practitioners with the key strategies and practical tools needed to thrive in the complexity of modern legal practice.

Our streamlined program features substantive 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.

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Commercial

Day 2
This streamlined collection of topics will strengthen the way you practise commercial law, whether you are a commercial litigation or business law practitioner. Join us for key updates as well as thought-provoking sessions such as the growing responsibility and exposure of officers and directors, a focus on post-employment restraint of trade, and a CGT refresher for business sales.

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Criminal

Day 2
Join an impressive assembly of Judges, Magistrates and senior legal practitioners as they present topical issues. Designed to strengthen your criminal law practice, this impressive stream features sessions on advanced sentencing advocacy, a Q&A with the Parole Board of Queensland and insiders’ perspectives on professionalism in the courtroom.

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Family

Day 1
Be immersed in expertly run sessions designed to address the complexities of practising family law. Enjoy lively masterclasses, updates and topical discussions including a focus on property settlements and spousal maintenance for retirees, the tax traps in family law (including a focus on the million dollar rule), and a sceptic’s guide to using non-adversarial practise to your advantage.

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Personal Injuries

Day 1
How do you calculate the true loss of opportunity for a newly self-employed client? What documents can and should you disclose when an injury file collides with a family law property settlement? Where will contemporary politics and common law rights take your PI practice next? Find out in this accelerated stream that features fresh perspectives and practical sessions lead by the experts in personal injuries.

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Property

Day 1
In a property market that is constantly changing, what do you need to know to build your property practice? We have gathered the experts for a pragmatic and informative stream full of practical sessions that will set you up to thrive. Topics include the mechanics of property transactions for senior living, impending legislative reform, the increasing prevalence of electronic execution of property contracts, and a focus on managing transfer duty and tax issues for your clients.

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Succession

Day 2
There are only two certainties in life; death and taxes. This forward-thinking and practical stream covers both. Join us for a spotlight on the taxation liability of a legal personal representative, a two-part case law and legislation update, and an engaging Q&A on elder issues in modern practise.

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Core

Day 1 & 2
Calling all practitioners! Our two-day core program features a kaleidoscope of sessions to assist you in navigating the complex and changing legal marketplace. Tackle your cyber-risk head on, learn how to use cost-effective technology to your advantage, and discover how to effectively value your work.

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