Events

UQ Law hosts various events independently, in conjunction with UQ, industry, and corporate and government partners, to further knowledge for and about the law. 

For legal practitioners

Interested in attending events that contribute to your professional development? View listing of events that are eligible to earn CPD points

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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.

International Conference on Legal Pluralism

10 July 2020 9:00am18 July 2020 5:00pm
3 days of pre-conference workshops, excursion and dinners, followed by 3 day conference.

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Justice Kirby presents: High Court of Australia and Beyond

2 April 2019 1:30pm2:45pm
First-year law students are invited to attend a presentation from The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, who will speak on the ‘High Court of Australia and Beyond’.
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April Coffee Conversations

2 April 2019 10:15am11:30am
April Coffee Conversations with Michael Kirby, former Justice of the High Court of Australia.
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Is QCAT (still) a court? Super-tribunals and Ch III of the Constitution

28 March 2019 5:30pm6:30pm
Since Burns, decisions in New South Wales and South Australia have found that their super-tribunals are not Ch III courts. In light of these developments, is QCAT still a court? And what does the fallout from Burns v Corbett mean for Queensland?
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Accessory Fiduciary Liability

27 March 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Not everyone understands that assistants engaged in serving particular beneficiaries for their employers are themselves accountable as fiduciaries directly to those beneficiaries. Professor Flannigan, University of Saskatchewan, discusses the basis for that conclusion.
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March Coffee Conversations (#2)

27 March 2019 10:15am11:30am
March Coffee Conversations (#2) with Patrick O’Brien, planning and environment lawyer at McCullough Robertson.
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UQ Support and Services Showcase

27 March 2019 10:00am2:00pm
The Support and Services Showcase aims to connect new and returning students to central, faculty and school level services. All the main university services will come together at the UQ Centre on March 27th to help students discover or re-discover services, programs and opportunities that will benefit them throughout their university life.
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Technology and the Future of the Courts

26 March 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
Presented by Chief Justice James Allsop, this lecture provides an overview of the role of the court in the uptake of technology (both the Federal Court of Australia and other courts in Australia and around the world).
QLS Legal Careers Expo 2019

QLS Legal Careers Expo 2019

25 March 2019 12:00pm4:00pm
Where can your degree take you? Explore your potential at the 2019 legal careers expo.
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JATL’s Annual Fundraising Gala

22 March 2019 7:00pm10:00pm
Each year the Justice and the Law Society (JATL) hosts a fundraising gala in support of a community legal centre.
Research seminar series

European Union Measures Concerning Drug Trafficking, Addiction and International Cooperation

22 March 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Dr Monika Stempkowski, University of Vienna.
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Forensic Mental Health and Human Rights Workshop

21 March 2019 8:30am22 March 2019 5:00am
The workshop will bring together experts from academia, industry, government, and legal and medical practice to focus on criminal justice system responses to people with mental health problems.
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International Student Lunch

18 March 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
You're invited to join us for an informal gathering to share a ‘taste from home’.
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March Coffee Conversations (#1)

13 March 2019 10:30am11:30am
March Coffee Conversations with Alistair Blenkin, Founder and CEO of Hyra iQ.
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The Reinvention of Canadian Private Law, 1945–1995

11 March 2019 12:30pm1:30pm
This talk will set forth the basic points of departure, hypotheses and methodologies of the authors in relation to the history of Canadian private law in the 50 years following the close of the Second World War.
Research seminar series

Intellectual Property Laws: Are We Ready For Dancing Robots?

1 March 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Dr Mathilde Pavis, the University of Exeter.
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First-year Parent's Welcome

28 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
Learn more about the UQ Law School community as your child embarks on a journey to receive an outstanding legal education which will equip them for a variety of careers both within Australia and internationally.
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Contract Law in Australian and Chinese Courts: A Comparative Study

27 February 2019 9:00am3:00pm
Contract Law in Australian and Chinese Courts: A Comparative Study invites discussion about issues that arise or are identified, and suggestions for future improvements.
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First Year Law Students Gelato Welcome

26 February 2019 6:00pm7:30pm
Who said law school was all about studying?! Join your fellow first year law students along with academic staff for a gelato.
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Postgraduate Welcome Reception

20 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
To help you transition into your studies at UQ, new law postgraduate students are invited to join fellow students and academic staff at an orientation evening.
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First Year Law Student Co-Curricular Program: Court Visit and Introduction to the Legal Profession

19 February 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Get a head start with an exclusive behind the scenes introduction to the legal profession. See the law in action and hear from judges, barristers and solicitors.
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Study Abroad and Exchange Law Student Meetup

19 February 2019 9:00am9:45am
Law students will have the opportunity to ask course specific questions with academic advisors prior to the compulsory Incoming Study Abroad and Exchange Student Orientation event.
International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

18 February 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This session provides important information to assist students with course selection and with adjusting to studying postgraduate law at The University of Queensland.
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Undergraduate Student Welcome

18 February 2019 11:00am1:00pm
Hear from the Dean of Law about the best strategies to succeed at law school. Your student society representatives will also be there to answer your questions and share their tips about how to make the most of your time at Law School.
Accessibility

What will the Human Rights Act 2019 do for children with disabilities in Queensland schools?

15 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
A free event for parents to better understand the new ‘right to education’ and complaint options.
Biology

The social, legal and regulatory challenges of synthetic biology workshop

13 February 2019 2:00pm5:00pm
This workshop will explore some of the key challenges that synthetic biology poses for national and international regulatory frameworks, and consider possible solutions.

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