High quality, relevant education early in your career is essential to be the best practitioner you can be—for your firm and your brand. That’s why we’ve designed the essentials pathway. It’s a path through this year’s program to 10 CPD points featuring all the sessions most relevant to new and emerging practitioners.

With 50 face-to-face sessions to choose from, which ones are right for you? Follow this pathway to:

  1. Get confident with client management
  2. Discover innovative law practises that will boost your billables
  3. Gain practical tips and tricks that will strengthen your day-to-day practise
  4. Catch up on case and legislation updates across six practice areas.

In your breaks, take advantage of the Law on the Lawn space where you can network with hundreds of fellow legal professionals including 70+ expert presenters. Symposium 2020 is the perfect opportunity to meet with peers and build crucial networks–for now, and in the future.

Showcase presenters


Julian Morrow

Lawyer, Comedian and Co-founder of The Chase
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The Honourable Catherine Holmes

Chief Justice of Queensland
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Introduction
8:00 am
Registration

Introduction

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

Introduction

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration
No events available!
Introduction
8:30 am
Welcome to Country

Welcome remarks

Introduction

  • 8:30 am - 8:35 am Welcome to Country
  • 8:35 am - 8:45 am Welcome remarks
Introduction
8:30 am
Welcome remarks

Introduction

Introduction
8:30 am
Welcome to Country

Introduction

  • 8:30 am - 8:35 am Welcome to Country
No events available!
Introduction
8:45 am
Chief Justice’s address

Introduction

Introduction
8:45 am
Chief Justice’s address

Introduction

No events available!
Introduction
9:00 am
Keynote address

Introduction

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote address
Introduction
9:00 am
Keynote address

Introduction

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote address
No events available!
Introduction
10:00 am
Morning tea

Introduction

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am Morning tea
Introduction
10:00 am
Morning tea

Introduction

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am Morning tea
No events available!
Core
10:30 am
Ethics in action: The foundation of a sustainable practice
11:00 am

Core

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Ethics in action: The foundation of a sustainable practice
Core
10:30 am
Ethics in action: The foundation of a sustainable practice
11:00 am

Core

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Ethics in action: The foundation of a sustainable practice
No events available!
Property
11:30 am
Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
12:00 pm

Property

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
Property
11:30 am
Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
12:00 pm

Property

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
No events available!
Introduction
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm

Introduction

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
Introduction
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm

Introduction

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
No events available!
Family
1:15 pm
Family advocacy basics
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Family

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Family advocacy basics
Family
1:15 pm
Family advocacy basics
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Family

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Family advocacy basics
No events available!
Introduction
2:45 pm
Afternoon tea
3:00 pm

Introduction

  • 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon tea
Introduction
2:45 pm
Afternoon tea
3:00 pm

Introduction

  • 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon tea
No events available!
Closing Evening
4:00 pm
First Nations in conversation: Voice, treaty, truth

Closing

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm First Nations in conversation: Voice, treaty, truth
Closing Evening
4:00 pm
First Nations in conversation: Voice, treaty, truth

Closing

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm First Nations in conversation: Voice, treaty, truth
No events available!
Closing Evening
5:00 pm
Closing remarks

Closing

Closing Evening
5:00 pm
Closing remarks

Closing

No events available!
Introduction
8:00 am
Registration

Introduction

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

Introduction

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration
No events available!
Introduction
8:30 am
Welcome remarks

Attorney General’s address

Short break
8:45 am

Introduction

Introduction
8:30 am
Welcome remarks

Introduction

Introduction
8:30 am
Attorney General’s address
8:45 am

Introduction

Introduction
8:45 am
Short break

Introduction

  • 8:50 am - 9:00 am Short break
No events available!
Succession
9:45 am
Estate administration workshop
10:30 am

Succession

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Estate administration workshop
Succession
9:45 am
Estate administration workshop
10:30 am

Succession

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Estate administration workshop
No events available!
Introduction
10:30 am
Morning tea

Introduction

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning tea
Introduction
10:30 am
Morning tea

Introduction

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning tea
No events available!
Core
11:00 am
The new business model for firms and legal departments
11:45 am

Core

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am The new business model for firms and legal departments
No events available!
Criminal
11:45 am
Written submissions: An underutilised tool in the criminal law toolkit
12:30 pm

Criminal

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Written submissions: An underutilised tool in the criminal law toolkit
Criminal
11:45 am
Written submissions: An underutilised tool in the criminal law toolkit
12:30 pm

Criminal

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Written submissions: An underutilised tool in the criminal law toolkit
No events available!
Introduction
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm

Introduction

  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
Introduction
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm

Introduction

  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
No events available!
Commercial
1:15 pm
eTrials: Perspectives from the Bar and the Bench
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Commercial

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm eTrials: Perspectives from the Bar and the Bench
Commercial
1:15 pm
eTrials: Perspectives from the Bar and the Bench
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Commercial

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm eTrials: Perspectives from the Bar and the Bench
No events available!
Introduction
2:15 pm
Ethical Pursuit —The legal gen(i)us edition
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
3:00 pm

Introduction

  • 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Ethical Pursuit —The legal gen(i)us edition
No events available!
Introduction
3:15 pm
Closing remarks

Introduction

Introduction
3:15 pm
Closing remarks

Introduction

No events available!
Contact Us

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