Events which are eligible for CPD points are listed here.  These events are usually held in Brisbane city and are organised by UQ Law or the Supreme Court Library, or are a collaboration between UQ, the Library, QUT, and the Bar Association of Queensland.

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Forensic evidence in criminal proceedings

20 August 2020 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Gary Edmond, UNSW
Commentator: Mr Saul Holt QC
Chair: The Hon Justice Peter Applegarth, Supreme Court of Queensland

Relighting a lamp of the Constitution? prorogation in the United Kingdom courts and its implications

12 November 2020 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: The Hon Dame Sian Elias GNZM PC QC
Commentator: Professor Cheryl Saunders AO, The University of Melbourne
Chair: The Hon Justice Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Queensland
Bitcoin and currency symbols

Equity and Trusts in the Digital Economy

20 February 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This one-day conference examines the role that equitable doctrines and remedies play in the modern digital space, with a particular focus on blockchain technologies, intermediated securities and smart contracts.

The Prospects for Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

17 October 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Chester Brown, University of Sydney
Chair: The Honorable Justice James Douglas, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: Professor Anthony Cassimatis, UQ Law School

Criminal Law

22 August 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor David Hamer, University of Sydney
Chair: The Honorable Justice Soraya Ryan, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: Benedict Power, Barrister- at-Law

Unjust Enrichment and Equity

13 June 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: The Honorable Justice Julie Ward, Chief Judge in Equity, Supreme Court of New South Wales
Chair: The Honorable Justice Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of Queensland
Commentator: Professor Kit Barker, UQ Law School
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Rhetoric and reality: the making of English medieval legislation

23 May 2019 5:15pm
Selden Society 2019 lecture series—lecture one, the third annual Lord Atkin lecture—Rhetoric and reality: the making of English medieval legislation
Presented by Professor Paul Brand
Law and politics in McCawley’s case

Law and politics in McCawley’s case

22 November 2018 5:15pm7:30pm
Presented by Professor Nicholas Aroney.

Barwick—his place in the legal pantheon

25 October 2018 5:15pm6:30pm
Presented by the Hon John Dowsett AM, President of the National Native Title Tribunal

The Irish convict doctor who delivered Dick Atkin—Dr O’Doherty

30 August 2018 5:15pm7:00pm
Presented by the Hon Justice Patrick Keane AC

Private law's revolutionaries: authors, codifiers and merchants?

28 June 2018 5:15pm
Presented by Professor Hector MacQueen, Edinburgh Law School

Guns and judges - Antonin Scalia and the right to bear arms

3 May 2018 5:15pm
Presented by the Hon Justice Glenn Martin AM, for the Supreme Court Library of Queensland
Selden Society Lectures

Justices of the High Court of Australia—Justice Mary Gaudron, presented by the Hon Justice Roslyn Atkinson AO

24 August 2017 5:15pm7:00pm
Justice Atkinson will discuss the life and career of Justice Mary Gaudron—Australia’s first woman appointed a justice of the High Court of Australia, serving as one of its most influential members for 16 years.

More CPD opportunities

  • CPD courses are short intensives or semester-long courses which can be taken individually to earn CPD points
  • Consider postgraduate study options to gain academic credit as well as CPD points.