Queensland Law Society

Kingaroy Intensive

Friday 23 August 2019 | Motel Oasis, 50 Walter Rd, Kingaroy

This one day, face-to-face CPD event, designed in consultation with your district law association, covers substantive law and core CPD which has been tailored for you. Hear from local and non-local experts to ensure you keep up to date with succession, family and criminal law as well as the key issues arising for your practice. This event also includes networking drinks with your colleagues.

7 CPD points
Practical Legal Ethics
Practice Management & Business Skills
Professional Skills
Substantive Law
Member
$405 Earlybird
$505 Standard
Non-member
$655 Standard


Group discount

Register four people from the same organisation and the fourth person is registered at 50% of the standard price.

Email the QLS Event Management Team at events@qls.com.au to secure your group discount.

Early-bird close: Friday 9 August

Registrations close: Friday 23 August


Program

8am

Registration

8.15am

Welcome remarks

Presenter:
Bill Potts, President, Queensland Law Society; Director, Potts Lawyers; Member, Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee and Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor

8.30am

Lexon update: “If only I’d checked...”

This session will cover recent Lexon claim trends in the last two years affecting all practice areas.

Presenter:
Tracy Skellern, Deputy Counsel, Lexon Insurance
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

9.30am

Family law case watch

Experienced family law accredited specialist, Pippa Colman will run you through about some of the latest family law cases from the Full Court of the Family Court, the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia. Stay up to date with best practice in Family Law.

Presenter:
Pippa Colman, Director, Pippa Colman & Associates and Queensland Law Society, Accredited Specialist - Family Law (Qld) and Senior Counsellor
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

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10.30am

Morning tea

10.45am

Succession law update

Lead by our expert presenter, this session will get you up to date in the latest succession law developments

Presenter:
Carla Parsons, Director, Parsons Law, Accredited Specialist – Succession Law (Qld)
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

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11.45am

Leading wellbeing in the legal profession

As leaders, we bear a responsibility to ensure that the environment we create is conducive to good health and we are equipped to take appropriate action when a member of our professional community is unwell. This session will provide practical and helpful tools to help achieve both outcomes.

Presenter:
Sheila Kushe, Manager, Professional Development, Queensland Law Society
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

12.45pm

Lunch

1.30pm

A conversation on independence, representation and professional risk

We all want to provide the best service for our clients, but it is also essential that we maintain our professional independence. This session is designed to examine the issues a solicitor must consider as to the meaning of professional independence. It will look at the concept through the use of a short video that poses questions about our relationship with clients and our appetite for risk.

Presenter:
Stafford Shepherd, Director, QLS Ethics and Practice Centre, Queensland Law Society
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

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2.30pm

Criminal law update

This session will be explore the latest case law and legislation updates as well new developments in the criminal law sector and how they will affect your practice.

Presenter:
John Milburn, Barrister , Queensland Bar
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

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3.30pm

Afternoon tea

3.45pm

Cyber defence on a budget

All solicitors, especially in smaller firms, are on the front line of the cyber war. Attack after attack has left devastation behind for many practices and their clients. This session will provide practical guidance from the QLS Ethics and Practice Centre on the top four cyber threats to small to mid-sized law firms and how to mitigate them on a budget.

Presenter:
David Bowles, Ethics Solicitor, QLS Ethics Centre, Queensland Law Society
Chair:
Mark Werner, President, South Burnett Law Association; Solicitor, JA Carroll & Son Solicitors

4.45pm

Closing remarks

Presenter:
Bill Potts, President, Queensland Law Society; Director, Potts Lawyers; Member, Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor

5pm

Close

5-7pm

Celebrate, Recognise and Socialise

Celebrate, recognise and socialise at our networking event following Kingaroy Intensive. This is the perfect opportunity to catch up with colleagues and connect with your local profession in a relaxed setting. We will also recognise the membership milestone for a group of Queensland Law Society members. Join us in celebrating their achievement as they receive their pins.

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