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

Effective time recording and billing narration

1 May 2019, Livecast

Learn practical tips and considerations that will help practitioners record time confidently, efficiently and ethically.

Negotiations and settlements

8 May 2019, Livecast

Fundamental skills and strategies needed to conduct legal negotiations more effectively in non-contentious matters.

Effective file management strategies

30 May 2019, Livecast

This session will focus on accurately and efficiently managing files. Learn practical tips and tricks to organise and better manage your files to ensure best business practices.

Client focused legal research

4 June 2019, Livecast

As the first step of any legal matter, effective and efficient research is essential to support best client outcomes. This livecast will cover, freely available legal research resources, practical tips on using these platforms and research strategies.

QLS Early Career Lawyers' Ball

31 May 2019, Brisbane

Your 2019 ball is offering it all. This year it is a strictly black-tie, red carpet event held at The Calile Hotel, James Street’s latest chic venue. Experience the glitz and the glamour with a four-hour premium beverage package, a three-course gourmet dinner and live entertainment.

Introduction to civil litigation

11 June 2019, Brisbane

Practical guidance on how to run a civil litigation file. This one day workshop will cover the basics.

Introduction to wills and estates

12 June 2019, Brisbane

Develops your knowledge and skills in will estates at this one day workshop

Carbolic Smoke Ball

15 June 2019, Cairns

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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.

Essentials_detailed_CMYK Essentials

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

Hot_Topics_detailed_CMYK Hot Topic

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.