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Issue 78 - April 2017
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Gold Coast Conference 2017

22 April 2017

Venue: Southport Court House, corner of Davenport and Hinze Streets, Southport

Presenters include : The Honourable Justice Philip Morrison, Her Honour Judge Katherine McGinness, His Honour Judge David Kent QC, Peter Dunning QC SG and Ian Hanger AM QC

Participating in Commercial Mediations as a Legal Advisor: A Panel Discussion about Fundamentals and Nuances

26 April 2017

Co-hosted with the Queensland Chapter of Resolution Institute

Venue: Gibbs Room, Bar Association of Queensland

Panel: The Honourable Ian Callinan AC, James Bell QC and Rebecca Treston QC

Registration: Please email cpd@qldbar.asn.au

2017 AILA Queensland State Intensive

26 May 2017

Program includes:  

  • The Attitudes and approaches of the High Court during the time of Chief Justice French and potential developments following the appointment of Chief Justice Keifel - Geoffrey Watson QC
  • Brexit and the impact on Lloyds and the insurance market - Chris Mackinnon, Lloyds General Representative in Australia Country Manager 
 Lloyds Australia
  • The rise and regulation of peer to peer insurance in Australia and the effect of the sharing economy on insurance - Perry Abbott, CEO & MD Friendsurance Australia and Ron Arnold Group General Manager Venturing IAG
  • Insurance 2020 and beyond - Scott Fergusson, Partner PWC
  • Connecting insurance and ethics: the ethics of investigating, managing, negotiating and surveying a claim - Professor Kay Lauchland , Bond University and Kelli Stallard, Partner DibbsBarker
  • Class actions: preparing for Queensland’s entry to the market - David North, Vice President, Property & Casualty Business Management Swiss Re and Justin McDonnell, Partner 
 KWM Lawyers
  • The Ultimate Battle: a mock trial involving cross examination of an apparently injured plaintiff and a wily medico-legal expert - who will succeed?! His Honour Judge D. McGill SC, Damien Atkinson, Barrister, Brett Charrington, Barrister, Brett Heath, Special Counsel, Carter Newell, Dr Kelly Macgroarty, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Access the full program and register here.

Date Claimer – Sports Law Conference – Sydney

19 September 2017

Conference Venue: Sydney University “Grandstand”

Football Venue: Sydney University Campus Football Ground

The conference and football game will be followed by drinks and canapes at the Grandstand then a sit-down dinner and presentations.

For more information please email Anthony Lo Surdo S.C.- losurdo@12thfloor.com.au

Adrian Duffy
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