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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Business Law Combo

2 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains three highly-rated sessions from the Business Law stream at QLS Symposium 2017.


Part A - Big issues for small business

The Personal Property Securities Register's new regulatory compliance software RegTech allows lawyers to efficiently create more income for themselves and help clients reduce the cost, time and risks involved with personal property securities compliance. This session looks at some case updates and demonstrates the Personal Property Securities Register's new regulatory compliance software, RegTech.


Part B - Franchising: A focussed session on the sale of a franchised business

Franchising in Australia is amongst the most dynamic and progressive business sectors in the economy, with substantial growth in the demand for specialist legal advice. This practical session will focus on practical issues to address when advising a buyer or a seller of a franchised business and discuss the issues arising out of the sale of a franchised business.


Part C - All is fair in love and war - but not contracts

The existing unfair contract term protections in the Australian Consumer Law for consumers were extended to cover standard form small business contracts. Whether you advise small business clients about their standard terms and conditions or consumers; you need to come up to speed with the recent developments in relation to small business contracts. This practical session will, with reference to Australian and United Kingdom decisions, provide guidance on the key provisions of the legislation.



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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Family Law Combo

2 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains three sessions from the Family Law stream at QLS Symposium 2017.


Part A - Security for costs masterclass: To Barro and beyond

When the wealth of one of the parties to a family law dispute is controlled by the other, interim Barro orders are a great way to even the playing field. Take your preparation, drafting, and advocacy skills to the next level with our expert presenter and explore tips for persuasive oral submissions, as well as practical advice about the Court's expectations of practitioners coming before it seeking urgent and interim orders.


Part B - Case law and legislation update

The Honourable Justice Catherine Carew provides a snapshot of recent case law and summarises significant decisions over the previous 12 months.


Part C - Coordinated Family Dispute Resolution: Achieving safe mediation when there is domestic violence

Coordinated Family Dispute Resolution (CFDR) is a complex and resource-intensive model of family mediation, which facilitates safe outcomes in parenting disputes involving a history of family violence. Join our expert presenter as she explains the model and how it ensures the safety of victims of domestic violence, and their children, involved in parenting disputes.



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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Property Law Year in Review

1 CPD point

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains one session from the Property Law stream at QLS Symposium 2017.


This session will reflect on the significant decisions and legislation relevant to property law practice over the last 12 months. This session will also look at the evolving legal landscape and provide some observations about the future of property law with the rise of new technologies, outsourcing and e-conveyancing.



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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Succession Law Combo

3.5 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains five sessions from the Succession Law stream at QLS Symposium 2017.


Part A - Succession law case update

This session provides you with a snapshot of recent local and interstate succession law cases that you need to know.


Part B - Seeking direction from the Court under section96 Trusts Act 1973

The role of a trustee is a complex one, and exercising statutory powers and making fair decisions in accordance with them is not to be taken lightly. This session will explore the ambit of section 96 of the Trusts Act 1973 and answer the following questions:

  • why should a trustee seek judicial advice?
  • when should judicial advice be sought?
  • what are the benefits of making an application?
  • how can an application for judicial advice be made?

Part C - Tips from the bench

This practical session presented by the Honourable Justice Duncan McMeekin provides tips and guidance on preparing and presenting evidence in succession law matters before the Court.


Part D - Costs issues in contested estate administrations

This panel session will review a range of costs issues that may arise, particularly in the administration of contested estates. Issues considered include:

  • time recorded v supreme court fees
  • executor's commissions
  • executor's responsibility to ensure costs are appropriate
  • recovering legal costs incurred.

Part E - Assets in foreign jurisdictions: Beware!

This panel session will consider various issues to watch out for in estate planning and administration where there are assets in foreign jurisdictions. Issues include professional negligence, insurance coverage, how to identify jurisdictional issues and when to check for revocation.




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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Criminal Law Combo

1.5 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains two sessions from the Criminal Law stream at QLS Symposium 2017.


Part A - Case law and legislation update

Join her Honour Judge Julie M Dick SC for a review of interesting Court of Appeal and District Court decisions over the last 12 months, as well as significant legislative changes you need to be aware of.


Part B - Justice mediation and negotiating criminal matters: Where is the compounding line?

Mediation can be a cheaper and quicker way to resolve civil disputes; but how does it translate to the criminal jurisdiction? Join our expert presenter for a discussion around this unique tool for the resolution of lesser criminal offences.



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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Commercial Litigation Combo

2.5 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains four sessions from the Commercial Litigation stream at QLS Symposium 2017.


Part A - Tortious remedies in commercial litigation

This session will examine the tortious remedies commonly awarded in commercial litigation with a focus on:

  • recent developments in the law of remedies in commercial disputes
  • damages in tort, in particular factors relevant to the assessment of past and future economic loss
  • damages to vindicate property rights and aggravated and punitive damages; and
  • factors relevant to issues of mitigation and contribution.

Part B - The psychology of commercial disputes

Disputes in the commercial arena can be highly emotional for clients. This session will help you to better prepare your client for the commercial dispute process to ensure that you get them the best results.
This session will focus on:

  • emotional issues in a dispute process
  • how to help the client de-escalate emotions
  • how clients can become blocked and can't make a decision
  • how you can get your client's point across to help the client settle a dispute
  • preparing the client for the emotional reactions before they get them.

Part C - Update: Case law, legislation and practice direction

Highlighting the most significant legal and practical changes for commercial litigators in 2016-2017, this session will help you remain up to date in your legal practice


Part D - Ten tips for commercial litigation management

This session will provide a brief update on recent developments in commercial litigation management, e.g. e-trials, as well as provide practitioners with practical hints and tips for:

  • managing resources and resources that aren't in the practitioner's control
  • identifying roles and costs and what needs to be achieved
  • managing your client, other side's client, barristers, QC and junior
  • creating a framework to think about litigation (e.g. scoping, planning, managing and closing).



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Picture of the productDVD: Symposium 2017 | Personal Injuries Combo

1.5 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year


This DVD contains two sessions from the Personal Injuries stream of QLS Symposium 2017.


Part A - Pre-proceedings disclosure: Similar regimes, different obligations

The overwhelming focus of personal injuries legislation is to bring parties together to have a meaningful settlement conference prior to the institution of proceedings. The various personal injuries regimes encourage the parties to put all their cards on the table to enable this process to occur, but without uniformity. Knowing when to hold them and when to fold them can be strategic, but it is important not to bend the rules. With reference to recent cases, our expert presenter will share some practical tips.


Part B - Back to the future: Case law update

This session will reflect on the significant decisions relevant to personal injuries practice over the last twelve months to give you the opportunity to prepare for the future, by providing relevant and up to date advice to your clients. Fast forward your knowledge by attending this practical session.



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Picture of the productDVD Core:Better Law Through Movies, Music & My Quirky Family

3 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year

Film date: 21 March 2017


Three, one hour sessions that teach critical lessons in all three core CPD areas; all delivered by American educator and internationally renowned speaker, Stuart Teicher. Join "the CPD performer" as he provides important practice guidance and core lessons in way you will never forget.


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Picture of the productDVD Core: Cybersecurity and Minimising Data Breaches

1.5 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year

Film date: 11 May 2017


Law firms and lawyers hold sensitive client business information and intellectual property, therefore, they are prime targets for cybercriminals. Do you have the right office processes and procedures in place to minimise the risk of, and also deal with, a cyberattack and a data breach? Have you also considered your ethical obligations as a lawyer? Join us for a panel discussion to understand what the current cyber threats are in Australia as well as gaining practical steps to prepare for a cyberattack and minimise a data breach.


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Picture of the productDVD: Essentials: Criminal Law Advocacy

3 CPD points

2017/2018 CPD year

Film date: 23 June 2017


Targeted at junior criminal lawyers and those seeking a refresher on criminal law basics, this essentials will identify and develop the skills you need to be a better solicitor advocate, so that you not only survive but thrive on your feet! This will include a consideration of how to use the rules of evidence to empower you in your important role as solicitor advocate.

With domestic violence being an increasing area of practice for many criminal lawyers, our experts will also explore how you can apply best practice principles, both in and outside of the courtroom, in this evolving area of law.


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