Queensland Law Society

Queensland’s leading legal conference just got bigger

Date 16 Feb 2011
Contact Natalie Graeff, Manager Corporate Communication
Phone (07) 3842 5868
Mobile 0488 433 884
Fax 07 3221 9329
Email n.graeff@qls.com.au

Queensland Law Society has added two new streams to its leading symposium for legal practitioners, reinforcing its status as a comprehensive training and development experience.

The 49th annual Vincents' Symposium 2011 now includes the streams Competencies and Skills – teaching negotiation skills, emotional intelligence and providing the foundations for trial advocacy – and Company and Corporate, developed specially for in-house corporate lawyers and those working in large practices.

This builds on the extensive stream offering which includes: property law, personal injuries law, business law, commercial litigation, practice management, family law, criminal law, and succession law, Symposium speaker highlights include:

  • Former F/A-18 fighter pilot Phil Eldridge – learn from this fighter pilot how to brief, plan, execute and debrief for business success.
  • Celebrated US trial lawyer Michael Kessler – set to provide an insight into catastrophic injury claims and ways to assure appropriate compensation.
  • Chief Justice Paul de Jersey AC – will canvass the Symposium’s theme of getting equipped to manage the technical, business and personal challenges to succeed as a legal practitioner today
  • ABC radio presenter Damien Carrick – will facilitate a panel discussion on developing a resilient profession
  • and a host of Judges and Magistrates, respected lawyers and barristers, high-level government executives, university professors, and esteemed business management consultants.

Early bird registrations close 25 February, so save $220 in registration fees and book now.

The Society is donating $20 from each Symposium registration to the Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal.