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2024 Adelaide Family Law Intensive

Family Law Intensive

2024 Adelaide Family Law Intensive

Adelaide 2024 Family Law Intensive Series

‍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 Altobelli, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) with guest presenter The Hon Justice Berman, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1).

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: Judge Cole, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

Judge DicksonFederal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);
Mark Anderson, Elizabeth Evatt Chambers
Megan Jones, Clinical Psychologist & Family Report Writer, Optima Psychologists & Mediators

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: Greg Howe, FLS Executive Member


Judge Parker, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);
Jane MillerElizabeth Evatt Chambers
Tim Peters, Howe Jenkin

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: Peter Cummings SC, FLS Executive Member


The Hon Justice Schonell, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)
Kerry Clark SC, Murray Chambers
Paul Bullock, Jeffcott Chambers
Jill Miller, Norman Waterhouse

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


Senior Judicial Registrar Heuer, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Shona Hoskins, Douglas Hoskins Legal
Melissa Boyle, Elizabeth Evatt Chambers

With thanks to our sponsors:


Event Pricing

CategoryEarly Bird RateStandard Rate
(all GST inclusive)
(20 October 2023 - 13 July 2024)
(14 July 2024 - 27 July 2024)
FLS Member Price
Early Career Practitioner*
CLC and Legal Aid Commission Employee
Judicial/ Court Staff
SJRs/JRs/FCWA Registrars
Non Member Pricing
Non Member - Junior Pricing*

* For lawyers admitted to practice less than 4 years

Event Inclusions

Morning Tea

Afternoon Tea



Networking sessions


Event is Open for Registrations


Start time: 27 July 2024 8:30am
End time: 27 July 2024 5:00pm


Hilton Adelaide 233 Victoria Square Adelaide SA 5000


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