Events

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

UQ Law prioritises the health, safety and wellbeing of our people – students, staff, alumni, industry partners and the community – above all else. Due to public health concerns around COVID-19, we are changing the way we bring you events this semester.

 A number of key activities will be planned for Semester 2, so be sure to register. Until then, we are working to bring you some exciting content in the form of live-streaming, podcasts, articles and photos. To make sure you don’t miss out on these updates, opt-in to our Newsletter.

Local legal practitioners - view courses that are eligible for CPD points and events that are eligible for CPD points.

2018 MinterEllison Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture

Cancelled
17 September 2018 6:45pm8:30pm
Guest speaker: Noel Pearson
Forgan Smith Building

2018 Law Reunion

15 September 2018 3:00pm5:30pm
The 2018 Law Reunion Reception is being held on Saturday 15th September at The University of Queensland, which will followed by an optional dinner.
Join all years celebrating a reunion, being 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50+.

Biometrics, Privacy and the Law

13 September 2018 5:30pm7:00pm
This panel discussion will explore current biometrics applications in Australia, the laws that regulate them and how, in a time of increasing complexity, citizens can engage in policy debate on the rapid advancement of technology.

Fabricating Trust: Trademarks, Labels, and the Legal Definition of Food Workshop

12 September 2018 2:00pm5:30pm
Fabricating Trust: Trademarks, Labels, and the Legal Definition of Food Workshop

The Business of Sport & Sports Law course

12 September 2018 9:00am13 September 2018 5:00pm
This 2-day course focuses on the basic principles involved in the legal regulation and governance of sports in addition to commercialisation of sports.

Australian Bush Buddies

11 September 2018 12:30pm2:30pm
All international law students are invited to meet some Australian wildlife for a hands-on experience.

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

Emerging Issues in Expert Evidence

30 August 2018 3:30pm7:00pm
An interdisciplinary colloquium, presenting emerging issues from the perspective of barristers, academics, forensic scientists, and psychologists.
Forgan Smith Building

Law School Parent Open House 2018

Cancelled
29 August 2018 5:30pm7:30pm
Professor Patrick Parkinson AM, Dean of Law and Head of the TC Beirne School of Law cordially invites parents and guardians to an Open House.

Law Futures Centre Seminar Series: Organisational Vicarious Liability

23 August 2018 5:30pm
Presented by Christian Witting, Professor of Private Law at Queen Mary University of London and Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.

Rule of Law or Ruled by Law?

13 August 2018 6:00pm
What are the human rights and legal implications for Palestinian children living under Israeli military law in the West Bank?
Research Seminar Series

Constitutional Unamendability and Comparative Method

10 August 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Adrienne Stone
3MT

BEL 3MT Competition 2018

10 August 2018 2:00pm3:30pm
In the space of one stimulating and highly-entertaining hour you will hear from the BEL Faculty’s PhD students presenting their theses in a snappy and engaging three minute presentation.
Seminar 3

Seminar 3: Constitutional Law - "Who is Afraid of Proportionality?"

9 August 2018 5:15pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Adrienne Stone, University of Melbourne
Chair: The Hon. Justice Glenn Martin AM, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: The Hon. Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of Queensland

Intangible Machines: A History of Patent Protection for Computer Programs

3 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Brad Sherman on patent law and software.

UQ Deaths in Custody Project Launch

1 August 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Debbie Kilroy OAM and Stephen Keim SC present the findings of research into over 500 deaths in custody inquest findings, the result of a partnership between the TC Beirne School of Law and Sisters Inside Inc.

Incarceration and Inequality

1 August 2018 8:45am10:30am
Dr Andrew Leigh (MP) in conversation with Bruce Western, Vincent Schiraldi, Jessica Simes, Rebecca Wallis and Monica Bell.
Facilitated by Simon Bronitt.

“A Wholly Repugnant Spectacle”: A Panel Discussion with Richard Bourke

31 July 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Join UQ law students for a Q&A session with Richard Bourke, an Australian lawyer fighting capital punishment in the United States.
Ricjhard Bourke at SydneyTEDx

Cocktail Function with Richard Bourke

30 July 2018 5:30pm
Richard Bourke has worked on numerous trials and appeals opposing the death penalty in the United States.

IMLAM Celebration

25 July 2018 5:30pm6:30pm
Research Seminar Series

Victims who kill: Improving section 45 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (E and W)

20 July 2018 11:30am1:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Nicola Wake
3MT

Law School 3MT Competition 2018

20 July 2018 10:00am11:00am
In the space of one stimulating and highly-entertaining hour you will hear from the Law School’s PhD students presenting their theses in a snappy and engaging three minute presentation.

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