Issue 73 - July 2015
CPD Events

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

CRIMINAL LAW: THE LIMITS OF MR BIG SCENARIO TECHNIQUES AND COVERT INTERVIEWING

Date: 6 August 2015

Banco Court, Supreme Court of Queensland, Level 3, Queen Elizabeth II Courts Complex, 415 George Street, Brisbane

Strand: Substantive Law, Practice and Procedure, and Evidence

Cost: Free

The Bar Association of Queensland, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Supreme Court of Queensland Library are pleased to announce the Current Legal Issues Seminar Series for 2015.

 Code:

 CLI1503

 Point(s):

 1.5 CPD points

 Presenter points:

 3 CPD points per hour

 Chair:

 The Hon. Justice Atkinson,  Supreme Court of Queensland 

 Presenters:

 Professor Simon Bronitt,  University of Queensland

 Time:

 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 Venue:

 Banco Court, Supreme Court of  Queensland, Level 3, Queen  Elizabeth II Courts Complex,  415 George Street, Brisbane

 

JUNIOR BAR ADVOCACY COURSE - PART B (NON - MEMBERS REGISTRATION)

Date: 8 August 2015

Banco Court, Supreme Court of Queensland, Level 3, Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, 415 George Street, Brisbane

Strand: Substantive Law, Evidence and Practice and Procedure

Cost: Free

 

SUNSHINE COAST CONFERENCE

Date: 15 August 2015

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE Maroochydore

Strand: Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Cost: $100

EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CONFERENCE 2015

Date: 22 & 23 August 2015

Sheraton Mirage, Gold Coast

The program will provide opportunities to refresh your knowledge, analyse new developments and explore emerging areas of practice. Gain insights into this ever changing area of practice while enjoying a weekend of networking with colleagues and other professionals.

The brochure will be available shortly and presenters will include senior members of the Bench and Bar who will address:

  • the latest developments in common law
  • updates on general protections and adverse action
  • attacking and defending Enterprise Agreements
  • managing misconduct
  • analysing Protected Industrial Action
  • safety prosecutions – the particulars game
  • recent developments around the jurisdictions, updating significant issues and key changes by members of the judiciary and tribunals
  • ethics in hypothetical and other topical sessions!

 

FAMILY VIOLENCE: IT COULD BE ANY CLIENT OR WITNESS YOU SEE

Date: 25 August 2015

BAQ Gibbs Room

Strand: Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Cost: $120

 

COMMERCIAL LAW: AGENTS ACTING BADLY

Date: 10 September 2015

Banco Court, Supreme Court of Queensland, Level 3, Queen Elizabeth II Courts Complex, 415 George Street, Brisbane

Strand: Substantive Law, Practice and Procedure, and Evidence

Cost: Free

The Bar Association of Queensland, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Supreme Court of Queensland Library are pleased to announce the Current Legal Issues Seminar Series for 2015.

 Code:

 CLI1504

 Point(s):

 1.5 CPD points

 Presenter points:

 3 CPD points per hour

 Chair:

 The Hon. Justice McMurdo AC,  President, Court of Appeal,  Supreme Court of Queensland

 Presenters:

 Dr Sarah Worthington,  Downing Professor of the Law  of England, University of  Cambridge

 Time:

 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 Venue:

 Banco Court, Supreme Court of  Queensland, Level 3, Queen  Elizabeth II Courts Complex,  415 George Street, Brisbane

 

ADR CONFERENCE 2015

Advocacy and Mediation: how can mediators and mediation advocates do their best for their clients?

Date:17-18 October 2015

Sheraton Noosa Resort

Keynote Presenter: John Sturrock QC

Further details of these events may be obtained from the Association’s website or by contacting the Association.

EXTERNAL EVENTS

Contracts in Commercial Law Conference

UNSW Law @ Art Gallery of NSW

A conference considering the operation of contracts in commercial law

When: 18–19 December 2015

Where: Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of NSW

Contact: contracts@unsw.edu.au

10% discount for Alumni of UNSW or University of Oxford

Speakers include:

The Hon. Chief Justice Allsop AO, Federal Court of Australia

The Hon. Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC, Supreme Court of NSW<>

Prof. Andrew Burrows QC (Hon) FBA DCL, University of Oxford

The Rt Hon. the Lord Hope KT PC, House of Lords

The Hon. Justice Susan Kiefel AC, High Court of Australia

The Hon. Justice Andrew Phang, Supreme Court of Singapore 

World Bar Conference 2016

The Independent Referral Bar: Retrospective and Prospective

When: Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 April 2016

Where: Edinburgh

The Faculty of Advocates will host the World Bar Conference 2016 (WBC2016) . This biennial event brings together the member independent Bars of the International Council of Advocates and Barristers for a stimulating program of seminars and social events, enhancing the practice of referral advocacy around the world.

Bookings will open in late July 2015.