CPD Events

cpd_intro.jpgThe following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events.

Bar Association of Queensland’s ADR Conference

This year’s conference will be a multi layered approach with Keynote Speakers and presenters from the UK and Sydney.  They, together with eminent local presenters, will combine to make this a “MUST ATTEND” conference for mediators, negotiators and ADR practitioners.   Mark your diaries now!

Date: Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 November 2014

Presenter: Masterclasses with International, National and Local ADR practitioners

Venue: Sheraton Resort, Noosa

Accreditation: BAQADR14, 9 CPD points, Ethics, Advocacy and Mediator Strands


Barcare - ‘Dealing with Difficult People’ Workshop

Date: Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Venue: Bar Association of Queensland, Gibbs Room, Ground Floor, Inns of Court, 107 North Quay, Brisbane

Chair: James Bell QC

Presenters: Dr Chris Day, member of Barcare panel

Accreditation: BAQ1416, 1 CPD Point, Practice Management Strand

Brochure: Please see attached


Statutory Interpretation Workshop
Compulsory Pupil Seminar

Date: Tuesday, 24 June 2014 

Time: 5:00pm- 6:00pm 

Venue: Bar Association of Queensland, Gibbs Room, Ground Floor, Inns of Court, 107 North Quay, Brisbane

Presenter: Damien O’Brien QC

Accreditation: BAQ1417, 1 CPD point, Non-allocated Strand


Appeals Under the Workers’ Compensations and Rehabilitation Act 2003 

Date:  Friday, 27 June 2014

Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm (Please note lunchtime seminar)

Venue: Townsville Courthouse

Chair: His Honour Judge Baulch, District Court of Queensland

Presenter: Dr Max Spry

Accreditation: BAQ1415, 1 CPD point, Advocacy Strand

Brochure: Please see attached 


Junior Bar Advocacy Course – Part A
Compulsory Pupils Seminar 

Date: Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm, followed by refreshments

Venue: Family Court of Australia, Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Law Courts Building, Corner North Quay and Tank Streets, Brisbane

Chair: Dr Jacoba Brasch

Facilitators: The Hon. Justice Boddice, Supreme Court of Queensland The Hon. Justice Forrest, Family Court of Australia Dr Scott Harden, Psychiatrist

Accreditation: BAQ1418, 1 CPD point per hour ( 9 CPD points for entire course), Advocacy and Ethics Strands

Brochure: Please see attached


Current Legal Issues Seminar II
The Right to Silence: Implications from the X7 Case

Date:  Thursday, 17 July 2014

Time: 5.00pm – 6.30pm, followed by refreshments

Venue: Banco Court, Supreme Court of Queensland, Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, 415 George Street, Brisbane

Chair: Professor Heather Douglas, University of Queensland

Presenter: Peter Davis QC

Commentator: Tony Moynihan QC, Director of Public Prosecutions

Accreditation: CLI141, 1.5 CPD Points, Non-allocated Strand

Brochure: Please see attached for all CLI seminar details


Ascribing and Limiting Fiduciary Obligations 

Date: Wednesday, 30 July 2014 

Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Venue: Bar Association of Queensland, Gibbs Room, Ground Floor, Inns of Court, 107 North Quay, Brisbane

Chair: Professor Kit Barker, University of Queensland

Presenter: Professor Joshua Getzler, University of Oxford

Accreditation: BAQ1409, 1 CPD point, Non-allocated Strand

Brochure: Please see attached