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The Queensland Law Society offers a range of material that can be purchased at discounted member prices. 

Advanced Family Law

Targeted at experienced family law practitioners who want to apply and extend their skills and knowledge, this practical workshop uses complex legal scenarios and questions to explore various aspects of family law practice.

Program

On-demand | 3 CPD point/s | Film date: 20 May 2021

Non-member price: $565.00
Discounted member price: $435.00
Member discount: 23%


Advising clients on small business sales

Focusing on small business transactions, this practical session will provide you with the framework to advise your clients on the purchase or sale of a business.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 29 April 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Back to Basics The essential Proctor collection Version 3

Do you have an urgent application in the Supreme Court? Applying for summary judgment under the UCPR? Are you briefing an expert witness? First published in 2007, Back to Basics is an essential compilation on the fundamentals of court practice and procedure. It is an ideal introduction for new lawyers and a handy reference and refresher for more experienced practitioners. Instantly download this third edition, which draws together 59 of the Back to Basics columns written by Kylie Downes QC and published in QLS’s Proctor over the past 20 years. All articles in this latest edition have been revised and updated to reflect the state of law in Queensland at 31 May 2020.


Available in soft copy version only, hard copies are not available.


Non-member price: $50.00
Discounted member price: $40.00
Member discount: 20%


BIFOLA: Practical implications explored

Join our panel of experts as they explore the practical implications arising from the rolling out of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 (BIFOLA). The panel will provide practical solutions to some of the most common issues currently being experienced by solicitors, and their clients, in implementing BIFOLA.


On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 26 May 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Contract law masterclass with Jeffrey Goldberger

Join Jeffrey for this in-depth masterclass that explores:
• Privity of contract: an old principle with new perspectives
• The use of boilerplate clauses in contract drafting: are they effective?
• Proprietary estoppel and estoppel by convention: the latest case law
• Unlawful means conspiracy: the assessment of damages
• Contracting out of the Statute of Limitations.

Program

On-demand | 1.5 CPD points | Film date: 28 July 2021

Non-member price: $170.00
Discounted member price: $130.00
Member discount: 24%


Core 3-in-1 Virtual Workshop

Feeling that ‘core point panic’ as the end of the CPD year looms? Beat the panic with this workshop delivered by the Society’s in-house experts and designed to empower sole-small practitioners from all levels of experience to meet and exceed their core responsibilities in practise.

Program

On-demand | 3 CPD points Film date: Thursday February 24

Non-member price: $171.60
Discounted member price: $132.00
Member discount: 23%


Core PM&BS: Trust Accounts Refresher

The session provides an update on current issues in trust accounting. It also focusses on the practical aspects of reviewing monthly trust account reconciliations.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: Wednesday 16 March

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


COVID-19 and employment law implications for businesses

Join Queensland Law Society’s Industrial Law Committee members as they explore employment law implications of COVID-19 for businesses including law firms. You will be provided with practical insights and solutions to topical employment law issues:
• COVID-19 vaccinations
• Reduced hours
• Working remotely
• Casual employment

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: Thursday 8 July 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Criminal Law conference

The premier professional development event for criminal lawyers and other interested professionals in Queensland. You will have access to an impressive roster of presenters from the judiciary, private Bar and practice.

Program

On-demand | 7 CPD point/s | Film date: 20 August 2021

Non-member price: $990.90
Discounted member price: $763.63
Member discount: 23%


Dispute Resolution Workshop

Relevant to a broad array of practice areas, our 2021 Dispute Resolution Workshop has been designed to refine and challenge you to be the best dispute resolution practitioner you can be. Work through scenarios with industry-leading facilitators, and fast-track your theory with the experts—all in the one, half-day Dispute Resolution Workshop.

Program

On-demand | 3 CPD point/s | Film date: 24 August 2021

Non-member price: $565.00
Discounted member price: $449.00
Member discount: 21%


Electronic conveyancing security toolkit

Cyber risk and scams continue to present as an emerging risk and serious threat, particularly to property lawyers increasingly exchanging online via e-conveyancing. Keeping abreast of the changes, having strategies and knowing cyber risk is every employee’s responsibility is an essential part of practice management. Using training modules, this compliance toolkit is designed to assist in protecting firm data and networks and provides you with everything your firm needs to satisfy the security obligations in the Electronic Conveyancing Participation Agreement – including new obligations from April 2021.

Program

Proudly sponsored by PEXA.

On-demand | 1.5 CPD points

Non-member price: $99.00


Essentials: Understanding Superannuation and SMSF

Superannuation—in particular self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF)—is an oft-misunderstood and complex area for lawyers to navigate. But despite its somewhat niche reputation, superannuation issues can unexpectedly arise in practice—particularly in family, succession and even taxation matters.

Join us for a walkthrough of the common superannuation issues that you may come across, and get confident advising your clients on the basics.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 8 June 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Government lawyers conference 

The Government lawyers conference is the key professional development conference in the Queensland calendar for legal professionals in the government, policy and administrative spheres. This full day recording is relevant to everyone in federal, state or local jurisdictions, or in-house with government owned corporations and universities. Hear from leading experts on a variety of topics including:

  • important developments and impacts of the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld);
  • the latest in workplace law – from discrimination and sexual harassment to employment issues relating to the pandemic;
  • a review of significant decisions relevant to commonwealth, state and local government jurisdictions;
  • independence and ethical issues; and
  • insights into the new world of working remotely and flexibly.

Program

On-demand | 7 CPD points | Film date: 3 September 2021

Non-member price: $699.00
Discounted member price: $499.00
Member discount: 29%


Guide to trust accounting compliance 

Designed for junior solicitors, and those seeking a refresher on fundamental trust accounting knowledge and skills, this session provides you with access to the Society’s in-house trust accounting experts and is your essential guide to trust accounting compliance.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 23 February 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%  


Inoxcrom 'WALL ST' Roller ball pen 

Inoxcrom "WALL ST" Roller Ball pen made from 18/8 brushed stainless steel finished with Titanium Electric Blue laquer.

  • Refillable Roller Ball Pen
  • QLS logo printed in metallic silver
  • Dome decorated with QLS crest
  • Presented in gift box

Non-member price: $65.00
Discounted member price: $50.00
Member discount: 23%


International women's day 2022

As it stands, over 50 per cent of the profession in Queensland identifies as female. It’s more important than ever to stand together to drive a profession that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. This International Women’s Day, join us as we #BreakTheBias and celebrate women’s achievements in the profession. In partnership with the Bar Association of Queensland and the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc, we will be hosting a free online panel discussion where guest speakers will share their stories, discuss how we can work together to forge women’s equality in the legal profession and maybe even inspire you to share your story.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | 2021/2022 or 2022/2023 CPD year | Film date: Tuesday March 8

Non-member price: $0.00


Introduction to Civil Litigation

Designed for early career lawyers and more senior practitioners looking to pivot into a new area of practice, this introductory course will provide you with the practical guidance you need to run a civil litigation file—from start to finish. You will follow the one dispute on its journey through each step of the litigation process in Queensland from the dispute arising all the way through to disclosure, trial and ultimately, resolution.


This course features a roster of preeminent mentors who will share their practical, useful tips along the way in drafting, case management, court procedure and ethics; designed to equip you with the basics you need to confidently manage a civil litigation file—from start to finish!

Program

This is a self-paced online learning experience.

Online Course | 6+ CPD points | 8 hours of content


*Legal support staff qualify for a discounted rate of $332.40. This price is only available to individuals who do not hold a practicing certificate and are employed by a full QLS member. To register at this price, please phone 07 3842 5806. Registrations for this price cannot be processed online.


Non-member price: $720.00
Discounted member price: $554.00
Member discount: 23%


Introduction to Wills and Estates

Designed for junior legal staff and more senior practitioners looking to pivot into a new area of practice, this introductory course will develop your succession law knowledge and skills. You will explore the fundamentals of wills and estates beginning with an overview of the principal legislative framework then moving on to receive practical guidance on estate planning, including preparing wills, general and enduring powers of attorney and deceased estate documentation. Then you will expand on your understanding of the estate administration and litigation process, including probate, distribution to beneficiaries, and intestacy. This self-paced course features a roster of preeminent mentors who will share their practical, useful tips along the way. It’s designed to equip you with the basics you need to confidently manage your next wills and estates matter.

Program

This is a self-paced online learning course.

Online Course | 6+ CPD points

*Legal support staff qualify for a discounted rate of $332.40. This price is only available to individuals who do not hold a practicing certificate and are employed by a full QLS member. To register at this price, please phone 07 3842 5806. Registrations for this price cannot be processed online.

Non-member price: $720.00
Discounted member price: $554.00
Member discount: 23%


Leases 101 

Designed for lawyers perhaps moving to a new practice area and seeking an overview on leasing essentials, or early career lawyers wishing to become fluent in this essential element of property law; this event provides an ideal opportunity to begin your practical knowledge on the fundamental issues of Heads of Agreement. Relevant to both the lessor and the lessee, this session introduces you to the leasing process and identifies crucial steps along the way.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: Thursday 25 March 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%  


Legal ethics and morality: A modern case study 

The Courts and the Profession in England and Wales have been rocked by the legal, ethical and corporate failures that have arisen from the Post Office Horizon IT scandal. Paul Marshall Esquire has described the scandal as the most serious series of miscarriages of justice in recent times. Join our panel to explore the interactions of law, legal ethics and morality as they examine the failures within the Post Office, the importance of understanding technology and how these miscarriages of justice have lessons for the Australian profession.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 4 August 2021 

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Mediations for planning and environmental lawyers

Are you getting the most out of the mediation process for your client? Confused how it all works? Let our expert panel guide you on how to run mediations inside and out of the Planning & Environment Court. Whether applicant or respondent, learn how to properly prepare for mediations and gain insight from the mediator’s perspective with comments from the ADR Registrar.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 7 October 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Mental Health Week Plenary

Far North Queensland Law Association and Queensland Law Society are thrilled to host a panel discussion aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues in the legal profession. Join us for a candid discussion around common mental health issues currently impacting legal practitioners across Queensland, with a particular focus on burnout. Our panel will share their practical insights and top tips on how you can cope in times of difficulty as well as support those around you.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 13 October 2021
Non-member price: $29.00


Migration law: What happens after MARA?

With the long-awaited end of dual-registration under the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA), a new era of practice has dawned for lawyers who have been practising as migration agents on restricted practising certificates. So what does the migration law landscape look like post MARA? In particular, as a new area of practice for lawyers in a highly specialised area, what are the extra risks? What if your firm has employed migration agents? And now that the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) will no longer have a role in regulating or disciplining lawyer/migration agents and giving immigration legal assistance, what does this mean for practitioners? Join us for answers to these questions and more, and get up to speed on the after-MARA ‘aftermath’.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 10 February 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Milan Pocket Card Holder

Stylish and practical, this quality product is plated in satin chrome with brushed chrome trim. Featuring engraved QLS logo.


Non-member price: $20.00
Discounted member price: $12.00
Member discount: 40%


Minds Count Lecture

Upholding the tradition of an annual Minds Count Lecture, Queensland Law Society in partnership with Bar Association of Queensland are proud to present this important event to shine the spotlight on mental health in the legal profession.

Hear from Petris Lapis, Director at Master Results Coach, for a practical session on finding ways to improve your wellbeing and have meaningful conversations about mental health.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point Film date: 9 September 2021

Non-member price: $135.00
Discounted member price: $0.00
Member discount: 100%


Personal Injuries Conference

This is the premier professional development event for both plaintiff and defendant personal injuries solicitors in Queensland. Presented by leading experts over a two-day program, you will have access to key developing areas in personal injuries law and practice.

Program

On-demand | 8 CPD points | Film date: 18 & 19 November 2021

Non-member price: $299.00
Discounted member price: $229.00
Member discount: 23%


Property Law Conference

Join our industry experts online over a two-day program to ensure you stay up-to-date with the latest developments in property law. Gain practical tips and advice on a range of topics including ethics, professional skills and practice and business management skills. This year’s conference includes in depth discussion and practical tips on topics such as e-conveyancing, tax and body corporate issues, electronic signing and the regulatory environment for property transactions – and more!

Program

On-demand | 8 CPD points | Film date: 11 & 12 November 2021

Non-member price: $299.00
Discounted member price: $229.00
Member discount: 23%


QIS: Improving communication with vulnerable witnesses

The Queensland Intermediary Scheme (QIS) Pilot Program is an initiative arising out of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The scheme will commence in Brisbane and Cairns in July 2021 and will operate as a two-year pilot program. Queensland is the first Australian state to attempt to establish the intermediary scheme in a regional area. Through the use of intermediaries, the scheme will assist witnesses with communication needs give their best evidence. Hear from the QIS’s Implementation Director, Ms Debbie Jones, about the amendments to the Evidence Act 1977 (Qld), what the Queensland Intermediary Scheme is, and how intermediaries can be used by the police, prosecutors, defence counsel and the courts to assist vulnerable witnesses understand and be understood. Debbie will delve into the background of intermediary schemes, providing a robust and comprehensive understanding of the risks and benefits of intermediaries in Queensland’s criminal justice landscape. Furthermore, we will be joined by His Honour Chief Judge Devereaux SC who will provide the opening remarks and an intermediary from NSW/VIC who will speak about the role of an intermediary in practice.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | 2021/2022 CPD year | Film date: Thursday, May 27 2021

Non-member price: $138.88
Discounted member price: $0.00
Member discount: 100%


QLS Silk Tie

Mens silver silk tie featuring embroidered QLS logo.

Woven and manufactured in Australia.

Length: 1440mm Blade width:100mm


Non-member price: $60.00
Discounted member price: $45.00
Member discount: 25%


QLS x Family Law

Welcome to the family…

Unite with fellow practitioners and other interested professionals for a learning experience that will inform, challenge and inspire. Follow your curiosity to talks by local and global innovators, change-makers, and practice leaders; and share hands-on workshops designed to put new ideas into action.

It’s time to feel what’s possible like never before. It’s time to collaborate at QLS x Family Law.


On-demand | 6 CPD points | Film date: 22 October 2021

Non-member price: $220.00
Discounted member price: $180.00
Member discount: 18%


Regional Practice Forum

Join an inspiring and interdisciplinary panel of regional leaders and advisors for a discussion on some of the unique challenges facing practitioners in the Garden City.

Receive invaluable insights and guidance in tackling a number of challenging issues including profitability, connectedness, collegiality and more; plus join the conversation in real time to discuss the issues that matter most to you.

This is an unmissable event specifically designed by regional practitioners, for regional practitioners. Proudly brought to you by Queensland Law Society, and developed in consultation with USQ and the Downs and South West Queensland Law Association.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 29 June 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Solicitors as directors of ILPs and corporations

Recent amendments to the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld) strengthen the provisions relating to suitability matters and show cause events, relevant to solicitors who are directors of Insolvent incorporated legal practices and corporations. Join our expert panel of presenters as they discuss the amendments, risks, directors’ obligations and offer regulatory guidance on how you can pro-actively manage any financial challenges as a practising lawyer.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 24 February 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Succession & Elder Law 2021: Administration & Plenary Combo

Benefit from four hours of administration-specific content, including discussions around tracing lost beneficiaries, estate accounts assessment, removing recalcitrant occupants, and discharging trust obligations in the event of incapacity or death; plus our eminent international ethics keynote and the ever-popular case law update.

Program

On-demand | 6 CPD points | Film date: 24 September 2021

Non-member price: $180.00
Discounted member price: $144.00
Member discount: 20%


Succession & Elder Law 2021: Litigation & Plenary Combo

Benefit from four hours of litigation-specific content, including a brilliant FPA-roadmap, discussion on the dead ends in evidence, SMSFs and incapacity, and an enlightening roundtable on the various court-lead dispute resolution initiatives from across the country; plus our eminent international ethics keynote and the ever-popular case law update.

Program

On-demand | 6 CPD points | Film date: 24 September 2021

Non-member price: $180.00
Discounted member price: $144.00
Member discount: 20%


Succession & Elder Law 2021: Planning & Plenary Combo

Benefit from four hours of planning-specific content, including discussions around assessing capacity in the context of elder financial abuse, QCAT practise updates, end-of-life planning panel, and risk management; plus our eminent international ethics keynote and the ever-popular case law update.

Program

On-demand | 6 CPD points | 2021/2022 CPD year | Film date: 24 September 2021 | Videos available: 7 December 2021

Non-member price: $180.00
Discounted member price: $144.00
Member discount: 20%


Succession & Elder Law Conference 2021: Full Program 

Enjoy an above-par program designed to excite, inspire and drive your succession and elder law practise to new heights. You will choose from a range of sessions across three streams—planning, administration and litigation. This is one conference you will not want to miss!.

Program

On-demand | 14 CPD points | Film date: 24 September 2021
Non-member price: $517.00
Discounted member price: $420.00
Member discount: 19%


The art of keeping it simple

A huge part of communicating with influence is knowing what to edit out, and what to leave in. Join us for a lively panel discussion packed full of tips from experienced practitioners who have mastered the art of simplicity. You will walk away with: 1. strategies on how to review and reduce your word count 2. tips for identifying the key message/s in each communication (so that you don’t repeat yourself) 3. a checklist of small things you can do to improve your short and sharp communication skills.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: October 14 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


The art of productivity and time management

Meeting productivity targets, ethical obligations and avoiding long hours can be a challenge for junior and senior practitioners alike. Clients are also more educated and have often researched the costs of the services they receive. This livestream will discuss the practical tips and considerations that will help practitioners learn the art of productivity, delegation and time management so they can best manage workload and record time confidently, efficiently and ethically.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD points | Film date: 28 February 2022

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Understanding costs and the client relationship

To drive a successful practice it is necessary to understand not only the regulatory framework for disclosure and costs agreements but how to communicate the worth of what is to be accomplished for the client. The panel will consider the following issues:

  • Disclosure
  • Costs agreement
  • The ‘hub’ – the client relationship and setting out a communication strategy to deliver on expectations
  • The invoice as a tool for communication
  • Costs assessment

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Non-member price: $115.00
Discounted member price: $88.00
Member discount: 23%


Why diversity?

For the first time Asian Australia Lawyers Association, Women Lawyers Association Queensland, Pride in Law, Pasifika Lawyers Association of Queensland, Indigenous Lawyers Association Queensland, QLS Diverse Abilities Network and the African Lawyers Network have joined together to bring you this important panel discussion. Moderated by the Honourable Justice Walter Sofronoff, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal our diverse panellists will discuss ‘Why diversity?’ matters, sharing lived experiences.

Program

On-demand | 1 CPD point | Film date: 28 September 2021

Non-member price: $0.00


Will Precedents Guide - Volume 4

Access basic will precedents, letters and notes designed for Queensland legal practitioners with QLS's Will Precedents Guide - Volume 4 online.

Prepared by Tim Whitney, Consultant at McCullough Robertson and Accredited Specialist (Succession Law) the guide offers notes on a range of subjects including managing businesses, gifts, debts and pecuniary legacies.

The 19 will precedent templates are:

  • written in plain English
  • adaptable
  • available in Microsoft Word
  • Windows and Mac compatible

Non-member price: $300.00
Discounted member price: $220.00
Member discount: 27%


Your toolkit: Bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination

Arm yourself and your team with a comprehensive toolkit specifically designed for practitioners on combating bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination in the legal profession. Highlights from these invaluable sessions include:

  • A practical guide you can integrate into your own induction training for new starter and current team members alike,
  • An engaging panel discussion between employment law and HR experts on identifying and responding to a complaint,
  • Your obligations as a bystander,
  • First responder training – how to create a psychologically safe environment and communicate effectively to support someone in distress,
  • Stress and trauma – high-level similarities and differences between these two states, and their effects on our brains, bodies and behaviour,
  • Trauma-informed principles - how to create a psychologically safe environment to support someone in distress, and
  • Communication tips – what you can say and what you should avoid.

Program

On-demand | 2.5 CPD points | Film date: July 2020

Non-member price: $0.00