QLS Symposium 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.


Personal Injuries

Day 1
What are the important limitation of liability periods for claims and applications and on what grounds can they be extended? What are the rules about social media, advertising, touting and how is personal injuries practice different? How are caps on liability under the Civil Liability Act avoided? What are the keys to successfully dealing with NIIS, NDIS and WCRA/CTP claims? Find out all you need to know in this stream offering updates and practical guidance from experts in personal injuries.



Day 1
Property and conveyancing practice is changing, and at a rapid pace. Join our experts for a pragmatic and informative stream that will equip you to stay abreast of all the legal developments, regulatory and technological challenges. Topics include the execution of E-contracts and latest on VOI, plus updates on both the GST withholding and stamp duty surcharge regimes. The stream also includes a highly practical session on how to effectively navigate the procedures for a breach of lease.



Day 1
With an ageing population and life expectancies increasing, how should you advise your clients on elder law and succession matters to ensure the best outcomes? This stream will offer practical guidance designed to boost your skills and update your practice tool-kit. Sessions will cover topics such as recognising and responding to elder abuse, the tips and traps of will drafting, and everything you need to know about loans in estate planning and administration.



Day 2
This streamlined collection of topics will strengthen the way you practise commercial law, whether you are a commercial litigator or business law practitioner. Join our leading experts as they examine the important issues facing practitioners today, covering topics such as understanding smart contracts, capital raising for small business, and litigation practice updates.



Day 2
Join our experts as they present practical sessions on key developments, provide guidance on how to develop the theory of your case, share tips for dealing with challenging behaviour in the courtroom, and equip you with the necessary skills to advise clients on WHS and Queensland Police Service investigations prior to, during, and after a coronial inquest.



Day 2
Be immersed in skilfully run sessions designed to give you the tools to challenge the way you practise. Enjoy engaging workshops, key updates and topical discussions including negotiating effectively on behalf of your clients, exploring important considerations before advising your client to arbitrate instead of litigate and practical guidance on running a family law matter in court.



Day 1 & 2
This exciting two-day core stream features a variety of sessions that will help you look at how you practise differently, whilst enabling you to collect all your mandatory core CPD points. Walk away with a cyber-risk plan, a more effective ability to engage with clients during the course of a matter, a better understanding of best practice workplace flexibility arrangements, and a knowledge of how to consistently demonstrate value to your clients through your marketing channels.

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