Events hosted by UQ Law or organisations with which we have an affiliation. 

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Patent Protection in Bhutan and its impact on plant genetic resources

31 March 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Kencho Peldon, PhD candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Women in Law 2020

30 April 2020 5:30pm8:00pm
This event is an opportunity for UQ Law School women alumnae and friends to network with each other, and to provide advice to the students attending about how to maintain life balance and deliver practical strategies for health and wellbeing of a female lawyer.
Last Judgement

Religious freedom, religious discrimination and the role of law

21 May 2020 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Carolyn Evans
Commentator: Professor Patrick Parkinson
Chair: The Hon Justice Sarah Derrington
Court of King's Bench

Common law relief from penalties: when did it all begin?

11 June 2020 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Dr Peter Turner
Commentator: Professor Warren Swain, University of Auckland
Chair: The Hon Justice David Jackson

The Unifying Function of a Constitution through Ethnic Federalism: A Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Constitution

22 June 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Terefe Gebreyesus, PhD candidate, TC Beirne School of Law
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Early Career Academics Workshop

9 July 2020 9:00am
Meet early career academics from law schools around and outside Australia, hear from panels of senior academics, and workshop your current research.

International Conference on Legal Pluralism

10 July 2020 9:00am17 July 2020 5:00pm
3 days of pre-conference workshops, excursion and dinners, followed by 3 day conference.
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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

2020 Law Reunion

31 October 2020 4:00pm5:30pm
Join law graduates from the 70s, 80s and 90s for a reunion in the UQ Art Museum followed by a tour of the law school.


The living legacies of Spanish colonial property rights: natural resources and the law of the prior sovereign in the United States

11 October 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Michael Brescia, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change

11 October 2019 9:00am10:00am
This paper will consider the notion of Indigenous rights in Australia, and the impacts of those rights in a climate change policy vacuum. Presented by Tom McEvoy SC, Australia's first Indigenous Senior Counsel.

Human Rights and Climate Change Conference

11 October 2019 8:45am5:00pm
Friends of the Earth Climate Frontlines, the University of Queensland’s Human Rights Consortium, the Pacific Islands Council of Queensland and Pacific Climate Warriors 350 invite you to be part of our one-day human rights and climate change conference.

The unitary implementation of corporate governance in Australia and its continuing relevance and fitness for purpose

10 October 2019 3:30pm5:00pm
Presenter: Elizabeth Jameson, PhD candidate, TC Beirne School of Law.

Which of the Duties of Directors are Fiduciary

10 October 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Presenter: John Story, PhD candidate, TC Beirne School of Law.

Propertising Plants: Judging and Abstracting New Varieties

10 October 2019 11:30am12:00pm
Presenter: Hamish Macdonald, PhD candidate, TC Beirne School of Law.

World Mental Health Day – Law School morning tea

10 October 2019 9:30am12:00pm
This is a space for you, your friends and fellow TCB students to come together to chat, study (individually or in a group), or just grab a snack!

Gender and IoT: the Implications of smart technologies on victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and abuse

8 October 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Leonie Maria Tanczer, University College London’s (UCL) Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP)

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

8 October 2019 11:30am12:00pm
Presenter: Ana Flavia Cavalcante Borges Jelinic, PhD candidate, TC Beirne School of Law.

Annual UQLA breakfast

26 September 2019 7:00am
Join The University of Queensland Law Alumni Association for their annual breakfast, opened by Honourable Justice Sue Brown of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

UQ Law Research Awards

25 September 2019 4:00pm5:00pm
To coincide with UQ Research Week, we will celebrate outstanding contributions to research by UQ Law School academics and HDR students in the past year.

Coffee Conversations with Richard Gifford

23 September 2019 10:15am11:30am
September Coffee Conversations with Richard Gifford, Solicitor at Donaldson Law.

Reconceptualising Information Privacy Law for a Collected World

20 September 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Mark Burdon, Queensland University of Technology.

Postgraduate pizza lunch for R U OK? Day

17 September 2019 1:15pm2:30pm
Postgraduate students are invited to relax together at this catered lunch. Please register for catering purposes.
Deng Thiak Adut

UQLS Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture

16 September 2019 6:00pm
Guest speaker: Mr Deng Thiak Adut. Host: Aidan Byrne, Provost.
Australian Senate Chamber

Political Impact: Writing Submissions to Parliamentary Inquiries

16 September 2019 12:00pm1:30pm
A practical, skills-based seminar on writing submissions and appearing before Parliamentary Inquiries, presented by the Centre for Policy Futures and UQ Law. 

The Regulation of Corporate Ethics: Governance in an Age of Inquiries

13 September 2019 11:00am4:00pm
Half-day interdisciplinary seminar to discuss the challenges of regulating corporate ethics, governance in an age of Inquiries.
Open plan office

Law Firms of the Future

12 September 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Kim Trajer (Chief Operating Officer, McCullough Robertson) and Milan Gandhi (Innovation Ambassador, McCullough Robertson/Founder of The Legal Forecast) will explore the basics of how and why modern day law firms are pushing to innovate, and what this actually means in practice particularly for those seeking to enter the profession within the next few years.
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The Right to Health in the new Human Rights Act of Queensland - Crash Course

11 September 2019 9:00am12:00pm
In 2019, Queensland’s Parliament passed the Human Rights Act of Queensland (HRAQ), which will make Queensland the third Australian State/Territory to implement rights legislation. Delivered by Dr Claire E Brolan

Ceilings for IP enforcement: Proportionality and neutral position

6 September 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Jesús Ivan Mora Gonzalez, University of Granada
Pro Bono 10th Anniversary

UQ Pro Bono Centre 10th Anniversary

5 September 2019 5:30pm8:30pm
Featuring a panel of established and emerging leaders in the Queensland legal profession talking about the role of service in creating a great leader, why service matters now more than ever, and the future of leadership in the legal profession.
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The Big Law Tour

4 September 2019 9:00am3:00pm
Ever wondered what it is really like inside some of Australia's largest law firms? Join us for a tour of Herbert Smith Freehills, McCullough Robertson and Minter Ellison.
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Court in Session with UQ Law School

3 September 2019 9:00am1:00pm
Interested to know what students can do with a Law degree? Join us for our Court in Session day to get an exclusive preview of what it’s like to study at UQ Law.