This page lists events hosted by UQ Law or events hosted by organisations with which we have an affiliation. 

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Current Legal Issues is a high-profile series of seminars on contemporary legal issues. Each seminar has been accredited for CPD purposes by the Queensland Bar Association and Queensland Law Society.
Forgan Smith

First Year Welcome 2017

2 March 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
Who said law school was all about studying?! Join your fellow first year law students along with Dean of Law, Professor Sarah Derrington for a gelato pop up.


28 February 2017 6:00pm8:00pm
Tickets are $3 (+ $2 ALPSA membership).
Includes food (veg options available) and soft drink. This event will be alcohol-free. Tickets can be bought at the door.

The Faces and Masks of Anonymity

23 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli.
Forgan Smith at night

Parent Welcome for First Year Law Students

22 February 2017 5:30pm7:00pm

Surf Life Saving Queensland – On The Same Wave Multicultural Program (Beach Safety)

22 February 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
This session provides UQ’s international students with access to free information sessions and translated resources to equip them with the information and awareness to protect themselves and others in the surf, and ensure their next trip to the beach is memorable for all the right reasons.
Law students

Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Undergraduate Student Welcome

22 February 2017 9:00am10:00am
This session will guide you through the range of resources available to you as a student of the BEL Faculty and will give you information on enrolment, important dates you need to know, and where you can access assistance. 
Postgraduate welcome reception

Postgraduate Welcome Reception

21 February 2017 5:30pm7:00pm
Court visit

Undergraduate Court Visit for First Year Students

21 February 2017 8:30am5:00pm
Compulsory for all first year students.
Law library

Law Library Tour

20 February 2017 2:00pm2:30pm
No need to book. The Tour lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Tour Guides will pick you up in the foyer, Law Library (Walter Harrison Library).
Law student

International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

20 February 2017 2:00pm3:30pm
Compulsory for all international students enrolling in postgraduate coursework programs in the TC Beirne School of Law.
Student support

LLB Welcome for First Year Students

20 February 2017 11:00am1:00pm
Compulsory for all first year students. 
Law PhD/MPhil Milestone

PhD Thesis Review Poster Presentation

17 February 2017 2:00pm2:30pm
Topic: Comparison of religiously motivated homicide in Islamic and Common Law systems
Presenter: Behnaz Zarrabi
RHD Milestone

Migration and domestic violence: Women's experiences of proving domestic violence as a requirement for permanent residency in Australia

17 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Topic: Migration and domestic violence: Women's experiences of proving domestic violence as a requirement for permanent residency in Australia
Presenter: Ana Borges, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Science Induction Day for BSc/LLB

17 February 2017 9:00am4:00pm
This induction day is a special opportunity for students entering the BAdvSc (Honours), ASPinS and Bachelor of Law (LLB) programs to meet their lecturers, science mentors and fellow classmates.
Law PhD/MPhil Milestone

Exploring the power of Chinese Culture in Female Intimate Partner Homicide in China: Focusing on the motive of ‘against domestic violence’

3 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Exploring the power of Chinese Culture in Female Intimate Partner Homicide in China: Focusing on the motive of ‘against domestic violence’.

Hellenic Australian Lawyers Christmas Drinks and Fundraising Event

9 December 2016 6:00pm8:30pm
The Queensland Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association will hold Christmas Drinks on 9 December 2016.

Trade Law Forum - 50 Years of UNCITRAL

2 December 2016 8:30am5:00pm
The TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland, UNCITRAL, UNCCA and the Australia Attorney General’s Department are proud to host the 2016 Trade Law Forum - 50 Years of UNCITRAL.

Maritime Liens in 21st century Australia: transferability and conflict

30 November 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Ashwin Nair, MPhil Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Supreme Court Fire of 1968

24 November 2016 5:15pm7:00pm
Lecture six—Legal History of Queensland—Supreme Court Fire of 1968 will be presented by The Hon Richard Chesterman AO RDF QC on 24 November 2016.
Res Gestae

Book Launch: Res Gestae - Things Done

22 November 2016 6:15pm9:00pm
A launch is being held for Res Gestae - Things Done, written by UQ Law graduate and Queensland's first practising female barrister Naida Haxton AM.
Food Security

Attribution, Intellectual Property, and Making Claims to Nature Panel

17 November 2016 1:45pm4:00pm
Organised by Susannah M Chapman (University of Queensland) and Tad Brown (University of Georgia, Athens).
The Law of Deliberative Democracy

The Law of Deliberative Democracy Book Launch

15 November 2016 5:30pm7:00pm
Professor Graeme Orr co-authored The Law of Deliberative Democracy, with Ron Levy (ANU). The book will be launched Tuesday, 15 November 2016 at the Supreme Court Library, by Justice Peter Applegarth. 

UQ Law Lecture presented by Professor Helen Scott

10 November 2016 12:30pm2:30pm
The South African law of delict in three cases.