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 and get up to speed in our ever-popular key legislative and case law updates.

Not sure what sessions you should attend? For the first time in 2020, we have designed pathways to guide practitioners through this year’s program. Whether you’re an emerging practitioner, in general practice or looking for advanced sessions at a masterclass level, our pathways can help you attend the most relevant sessions as you achieve your 10 CPD points.

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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!
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
10:30 am
Claim farming: In focus
Financial literacy in legal practice
Getting back on track: How to manage a serious complaint
Ethics in action: The foundation of a sustainable practice
11:00 am

Personal Injuries

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Claim farming: In focus

Property

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Financial literacy in legal practice

Family

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Getting back on track: How to manage a serious complaint

Core

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Ethics in action: The foundation of a sustainable practice
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
10:30 am
Getting back on track: How to manage a serious complaint
11:00 am

Family

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Getting back on track: How to manage a serious complaint
Personal Injuries Property Family 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
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
10:30 am
Claim farming: In focus
11:00 am

Personal Injuries

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am Claim farming: In focus
No events available!
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
11:30 am
Year in review: Case law update
Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
Family law and faraway places
Low bono—Making it work in a small firm
11:45 am
12:00 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Year in review: Case law update

Property

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

Family

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Family law and faraway places

Core

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Low bono—Making it work in a small firm
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
11:30 am
Family law and faraway places
11:45 am
12:00 pm

Family

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Family law and faraway places
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
11:30 am
Year in review: Case law update
11:45 am
12:00 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Year in review: Case law update
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
11:30 am
Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
11:45 am
12:00 pm

Property

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Pick your battles: What really matters in a lease negotiation
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
11:30 am
Low bono—Making it work in a small firm
11:45 am
12:00 pm

Core

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Low bono—Making it work in a small firm
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!
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
1:15 pm
WorkCover update: What you need to know
Foreign direct investment: The changing regulatory framework and what this means for your overseas investors
Family advocacy basics
Managing cyber risk for busy professionals
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm WorkCover update: What you need to know

Property

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Foreign direct investment: The changing regulatory framework and what this means for your overseas investors

Family

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

Core

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Managing cyber risk for busy professionals
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
1:15 pm
WorkCover update: What you need to know
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm WorkCover update: What you need to know
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
1:15 pm
Foreign direct investment: The changing regulatory framework and what this means for your overseas investors
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Property

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Foreign direct investment: The changing regulatory framework and what this means for your overseas investors
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
1:15 pm
Family advocacy basics
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Family

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Family advocacy basics
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
1:15 pm
Managing cyber risk for busy professionals
1:30 pm
1:45 pm

Core

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Managing cyber risk for busy professionals
No events available!
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
2:00 pm
Key issues in psychological injury
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Child support arrangements
Becoming a leader worth following
2:15 pm
2:30 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Key issues in psychological injury

Property

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Year in review: Case law and legislation update

Family

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Child support arrangements

Core

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Becoming a leader worth following
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
2:00 pm
Becoming a leader worth following
2:15 pm
2:30 pm

Core

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Becoming a leader worth following
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
2:00 pm
Key issues in psychological injury
2:15 pm
2:30 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Key issues in psychological injury
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
2:00 pm
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
2:15 pm
2:30 pm

Property

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
2:00 pm
Child support arrangements
2:15 pm
2:30 pm

Family

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Child support arrangements
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!
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
3:15 pm
TBC
Body Corporate and Community Management Regulations update
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Managing psychological risks of vicarious trauma in the legal profession
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm TBC

Property

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Body Corporate and Community Management Regulations update

Family

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Year in review: Case law and legislation update

Core

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Managing psychological risks of vicarious trauma in the legal profession
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
3:15 pm
TBC
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Personal Injuries

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm TBC
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
3:15 pm
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Family

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Personal Injuries Property Family Core
3:15 pm
Body Corporate and Community Management Regulations update
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Property

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Body Corporate and Community Management Regulations update
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!
Closing Evening
5:30 pm
Close of Symposium day one
6:00 pm

Closing

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Close of Symposium day one
Closing Evening
5:30 pm
Close of Symposium day one
6:00 pm

Closing

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Close of Symposium day one
No events available!
Closing Evening
6:30 pm
Legal Profession Dinner and Awards
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
8:00 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm

Closing

  • 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Legal Profession Dinner and Awards
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 Criminal Commercial Core
9:00 am
Over my dead body
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Gen-Y-to-Gen-Y: Franchising tips and traps
Creating and maintaining positive and profitable relationships
9:45 am

Succession

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Over my dead body

Criminal

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Year in review: Case law and legislation update

Commercial

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Gen-Y-to-Gen-Y: Franchising tips and traps

Core

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Creating and maintaining positive and profitable relationships
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:00 am
Over my dead body
9:45 am

Succession

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Over my dead body
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:00 am
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
9:45 am

Criminal

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:00 am
Gen-Y-to-Gen-Y: Franchising tips and traps
9:45 am

Commercial

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Gen-Y-to-Gen-Y: Franchising tips and traps
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:00 am
Creating and maintaining positive and profitable relationships
9:45 am

Core

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am Creating and maintaining positive and profitable relationships
No events available!
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:45 am
Estate administration workshop
Navigating Legal Aid
Wage theft: Advising on the proper payment of entitlements
Creating cultural change in the legal profession
10:30 am

Succession

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

Criminal

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Navigating Legal Aid

Commercial

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Wage theft: Advising on the proper payment of entitlements

Core

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Creating cultural change in the legal profession
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:45 am
Estate administration workshop
10:30 am

Succession

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Estate administration workshop
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
9:45 am
Wage theft: Advising on the proper payment of entitlements
10:30 am

Commercial

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am Wage theft: Advising on the proper payment of entitlements
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!
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
11:00 am
What on earth does it mean? The construction of wills including self-made wills and informal wills
Cross-examination masterclass
Year in review: Case update
The new business model for firms and legal departments
11:45 am

Succession

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am What on earth does it mean? The construction of wills including self-made wills and informal wills

Criminal

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Cross-examination masterclass

Commercial

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Year in review: Case update

Core

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am The new business model for firms and legal departments
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
11:00 am
What on earth does it mean? The construction of wills including self-made wills and informal wills
11:45 am

Succession

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am What on earth does it mean? The construction of wills including self-made wills and informal wills
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
11:00 am
Cross-examination masterclass
11:45 am

Criminal

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Cross-examination masterclass
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
11:00 am
Year in review: Case update
11:45 am

Commercial

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am Year in review: Case update
No events available!
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
11:45 am
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Written submissions: An underutilised tool in the criminal law toolkit
Current issues in corporate governance and legal risk
Lawyers as Legal Practice Directors: What you need to know for your Incorporated Legal Practice (ILP)
12:30 pm

Succession

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Year in review: Case law and legislation update

Criminal

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

Commercial

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Current issues in corporate governance and legal risk

Core

Succession Criminal Commercial Core
11:45 am
Year in review: Case law and legislation update
12:30 pm

Succession

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Year in review: Case law and legislation update
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
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!
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
1:15 pm
Protect and respect: Speaking out against elder abuse
Clients, cash and conflicts: In the trenches of criminal law practice
eTrials: Perspectives from the Bar and the Bench
How to create an innovative service culture that clients reward
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Succession

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Protect and respect: Speaking out against elder abuse

Criminal

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Clients, cash and conflicts: In the trenches of criminal law practice

Commercial

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm eTrials: Perspectives from the Bar and the Bench

Core

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm How to create an innovative service culture that clients reward
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
1:15 pm
Protect and respect: Speaking out against elder abuse
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Succession

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Protect and respect: Speaking out against elder abuse
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
1:15 pm
Clients, cash and conflicts: In the trenches of criminal law practice
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Criminal

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Clients, cash and conflicts: In the trenches of criminal law practice
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
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
Succession Criminal Commercial Core
1:15 pm
How to create an innovative service culture that clients reward
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
2:00 pm

Core

  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm How to create an innovative service culture that clients reward
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!
Introduction
3:30 pm
Close of Symposium

Introduction

  • 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Close of Symposium
Introduction
3:30 pm
Close of Symposium

Introduction

  • 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Close of Symposium
No events available!
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