Queensland Law Society

ECL event calendar

Specifically tailored for early career lawyers, the ECL Events Calendar is packed full of networking and social events, professional development and career enhancing opportunities.

Upcoming events

Supporting diversity in the legal profession

18 September 2019, Brisbane

The Asian Australian Lawyers Association (AALA) has partnered with QLS to present a panel of employers, employees and recruiters as they share the lessons they have learned and practical steps you can take as an employer, employee and legal professional to encourage and support diversity in the legal profession.

Inclusive Leadership: What will your impact be?

25 September 2019, Brisbane

Deloitte Restructuring Services and QLS invite you to a seminar with Lieutenant General David Morrison AO, former Chief of the Australian Army and Australian of the Year in 2016 to discuss the importance of making an impact and being an inclusive leader.

Essentials: Drafting contract terms & better business writing

2 October 2019, Brisbane

If you are required to regularly draft and negotiate contracts, then join industry-leading expert Sue Tomat for this hands on workshop.

Modern Advocate Lecture Series: Lecture four, 2019

10 October 2019, Brisbane

We are delighted that Her Honour Justice Soraya Ryan of the Supreme Court of Queensland will be delivering the presentation for MALS 4 - 2019. Networking drinks and canapés will be held after the presentation.


10 October 2019, Brisbane

Queensland Law Society in partnership with Bar Association of Queensland are proud to present this important breakfast event to shine the spotlight on mental health in the legal profession.

Essentials: Indemnities, warranties and exclusions

15 October 2019, Online

This practical livecast will guide you through how to best protect your client’s interests, and give best effect to their instructions by negotiating and drafting robust indemnity, warranties and exclusions clauses.

Essentials: Ethics Fundamentals

16 October 2019, Online

This session is designed to introduce you to an understanding of the fundamental duties a solicitor has to the court, client, colleague and community.

Introduction to conveyancing

22 October 2019, Brisbane

Understand key concepts and important aspects of the conveyancing process.

Essentials: Costs and costs assessments

23 October 2019, Online

Learn what best practices you can implement to limit the chances of your costs being contested and in the event that they are assessed, how you can increase the likelihood of those costs being deemed recoverable.

Young professionals networking evening

23 October 2019, Brisbane

Take the opportunity to build your professional relationships within the legal, accounting, and finance industries. Network with other young professionals whilst enjoying drinks and canapés. We hope to see you there!

Verification of identity

7 November 2019, Online

Program coming soon.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Officer Course

ll November 2019, Brisbane

Becoming an accredited Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider) gives you the skills and knowledge to recognise and assist a co-worker with a mental health problem.

2019 Legal Profession Breakfast

14 November 2019, Brisbane

Please join us at the 2019 Legal Profession Breakfast in support of Women’s Legal Service. The keynote address at this highly anticipated annual event is Arman Abrahimzadeh OAM.

Essentials: Debt recovery

19 November 2019, Brisbane

Join our experts for a practical workshop on the debt recovery process, from issuing a letter of demand to recovering your client’s debt.

QLS Early Career Lawyers Christmas party

5 December 2019, Brisbane

Kick off the festive season at the QLS Early Career Lawyers Christmas party. Start the silly season in style - eat, drink and be merry with two hours of drinks and canapés included in your ticket price.

QLS 2019 Annual General Meeting

11 December 2019, Brisbane

Members are welcome to attend the Society’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM will officially confirm the 2018-19 annual report and financials. The 2019 notice of AGM and proxy form will be circulated in November 2019.

QLS Symposium 2020

13 - 14 March 2020, Brisbane

QLS Symposium is back in 2020 with six streams of of substantive law including, commercial, criminal, family, personal injuries, property and succession, plus a two-day core agenda.

Learning options for early career lawyers

To support you with your professional development we have designed a range of conferences, workshops, lectures and livecasts. Choose courses and training programs to help you establish yourself in new areas of practice or to build on your existing knowledge and skills.

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Understand key concepts and important aspects of a topic to better support your team.

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Gain the fundamentals of a new practice area or refresh your existing skillset.

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Keep up to date with the latest developments in law, technologies and legal practice.

SAC_detailed_CMYK Solicitor Advocate Course

Increase your skill base for advocacy work in courts and tribunals.


Past events

To assist our early career lawyers with developing their professional skills and knowledge, whilst also gaining CPD points, QLS offers a flexible and convenient way to view our past events online.

The on-demand content can be purchased from the QLS Shop and topics range from specific practice areas of law, practice management and business skills, practical legal ethics and professionals skills.