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2024 Brisbane Family Law Intensive

Family Law Intensive

2024 Brisbane Family Law Intensive

‍The Family Law Section strives to lead the development of family law and deliver the highest quality professional development for our members.

Delegates can expect a brand new program, including specialised sessions for both Junior and Advanced practitioners.

Keynote Session: ‘Latest & Greatest’

Due to overwhelmingly positive feedback, Latest & Greatest returns in DUAL SESSIONS presented by The Hon Justice O'Brien, Family Court of Western Australia and Jamie Burreket, FLS Executive Member

Over two and half hours of content, discussing leading family law cases from the last 12 months, the program provides an excellent opportunity for you to get up to date with the latest developments in family law, gain CPD points, and network with colleagues.

Concurrent Sessions:
ADVANCED SESSION 1: Parenting - Working with experts

Join our esteemed panel of judges, lawyers, and a pre-eminent psychiatrist to learn how to best navigate the fine balance and nuance of parenting litigation. 
 

Chair: Melissa Gillies SC, Culwulla Chambers

Panelists:
The Hon Justice Jarrett, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1);
Karen Oakley, Inns of Court;
Sue Waterman, Sue Waterman Mediation;
Tom FitzGerald, Tom FitzGerald Social Worker

JUNIOR SESSION 1: Injunctions - When, how and what to seek

Learn from experienced practitioners how to recognise the need for injunctions, and how to quickly and successfully obtain them. 

Chair: Jasmine Evans, FLS Executive Member

Panelists:

Judge Middleton, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)
Senior Judicial Registrar Kara BestFederal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Damien Greer
, Damien Greer Lawyers
Jill Johnstone, The Law People

ADVANCED SESSION 2: Property - Remedies under the Corporations Act

Our panel of experts will walk you through some common scenarios and their appropriate remedies under the Corporations Act, and the Family Law Act, when considering property cases involving companies. 

Chair: Philip Looney KC, FLS Executive Member

Panelists:

The Hon Justice Hogan, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)
Craig Wilkins KC, Inns of Court
Greg Shoebridge, Inns of Court
Genevieve Dee, Lander & Rogers

JUNIOR SESSION 2: Advocacy - An ethical overview. Online appearances, mediation

Gain insight and practical advice from senior practitioners on mastering ethical requirements and effective advocacy skills.

Chair: Trevor McKenna, FLS Executive Member

Panelists:

The Hon Justice Carew, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)
Simone FraserInns of Court

Myles Walker, Walker Webb Family Law Mediation
Susie Webb, Walker Webb Family Law Mediation


With thanks to our sponsors:

 

 


CategoryEarly Bird RateStandard Rate
(all GST inclusive)
(20 October 2023 - 2 March 2024)
(3 March 2024 - 16 March 2024)
FLS Member Price
$545.00
$600.00
Early Career Practitioner*
$395.00
$435.00
CLC and Legal Aid Commission Employee
$395.00
$435.00
Judicial/ Court Staff
$445.00
$445.00
SJRs/JRs/FCWA Registrars
$445.00
$445.00
Non Member Pricing
$845.00
$930.00
Non Member - Junior Pricing*
545.00
600.00

* For lawyers admitted to practice less than 4 years

Event Inclusions

Morning Tea

Afternoon Tea

Lunch

Papers

Networking sessions

Drinks

Event is Open for Registrations

When:

Start time: 16 March 2024 8:30 am
End time: 16 March 2024 5:00 pm

Where:

W Brisbane 81 N Quay BRISBANE CITY QLD 4000

Contact:

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