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 events that are eligible for CPD points

Coffee

May Coffee Conversations

1 May 2019 10:15am11:30am
May Coffee Conversations with Andrea Perry Petersen—lawyer, clinical legal educator, legal tech adviser, social justice advocate and Churchill Fellow.
Research seminar series

Naturalizing Dangerousness: Risk technologies and the realities they create

29 April 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Robert Werth, Rice University.
Abstract painting

A Path to Syrian Accountability led by Non-state Actors: The ‘System’ of International Criminal Law and the Case of CIJA

17 April 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This presentation/paper addresses the options for accountability for senior leaders of the Syrian government suspected of atrocity crimes.
Moral Machines: The Ethical Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars

Moral Machines: The Ethical Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars

16 April 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Azim Shariff, University of British Columbia.
Women in Law

Women in Law 2019

11 April 2019 5:30pm8:00pm
Join us for an invigorating discussion about career development with a panel of successful women from the legal profession.
Deceased person in morgue

Reconceptualising the Law of the Dead by Expanding the Interests of the Living

8 April 2019 12:30pm1:30pm
Kate Falconer challenges the traditional formulation of the law of the dead by bringing the interests of the deceased to the forefront.
The Hon Justice Michael Kirby

Naida Huxton Lecture

2 April 2019 4:45pm7:15pm
UQ Law Society will welcome The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG to present the annual Naida Haxton Lecture.
Law Library

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’.
Coffee

April Coffee Conversations

2 April 2019 10:15am11:30am
April Coffee Conversations with Michael Kirby, former Justice of the High Court of Australia.
Lady with scales

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.
Coffee

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.
Students walking

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.
Contract, glasses and laptop

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.
Mt Cootha view

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.
UQ cloisters

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.
Banquet

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’.
Coffee

March Coffee Conversations (#1)

13 March 2019 10:30am11:30am
March Coffee Conversations with Alistair Blenkin, Founder and CEO of Hyra iQ.
Justice statue

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.

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