13th Annual Family Law Conference
Thursday 1 & Friday 2 August 2019

Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast

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The challenges facing family lawyers continue to grow. Court delays are getting worse, property settlements are becoming more intricate, and parenting disputes are getting uglier. From bankruptcy and financial agreements to child support, we’ve created a program which covers a range of important and topical issues for family law practitioners in 2019.

Thursday 1 August 2019

Property Matters

  • Carving up the Asset Pool in Property Settlement Matters

  • After it’s all Over – Counting the Cost of Contributions in Property Matters

  • Adding Back to the Asset Pool with Add Backs

  • When Three’s a Crowd: The Role of Third Parties in Property Matters

Parenting Matters

  • The Problem of Parental Alienation

  • Drafting and Enforcing Child Support Agreements

  • Contravention Cases:When Parents Take Their Children

Friday 2 August 2019

Court Room Procedures in Family Law

  • Online Evidence in Family Law – What’s In, What’s Out

  • Equity to the Rescue – What Orders are Available to Family Law Practitioners?

  • Ex Parte Applications and Injunctive Relief - Practical Precautions to Protect At Risk Property

Protecting Client Wealth

  • Binding the Financial Agreement

  • When Bankruptcy and Family Law Collide

Optional pre-conference half day intensive:

Seventh Annual Family Law Intensive:  Multi-disciplinary Issues for Family Lawyers

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Multi-disciplinary issues are also front of mind. This year’s optional pre-conference intensive will focus on unpacking the mysteries of estate planning, as well as the importance of tax law when preparing property settlement orders. It also reviews the recent NOCLAR amendments and explains how these new disclosure obligations will impact your practice.

  1. Tax Imperatives for Family Lawyers

  2. Estate Planning for Family Lawyers: Meeting at the Crossroads

  3. NOCLAR Obligations Unpacked for Family Lawyers

If you wish to register for both the 2-day conference and the optional pre-conference intensive in one go:  please click this link to take you to the registraton page for this option:  https://www.tved.net.au/index.cfm?SimpleDisplay=dsp_searchProduct_ts.cfm&PC=GFXAUG19&Type=4


Professor Patrick Parkinson, Dean of Law, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Brisbane

Brett Hartley, Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Hartley Healy, Brisbane

Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar, Principal and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Coleman Greig Lawyers, NSW

Jacob Clancy, Lawyer, Clancy & Triado, Melbourne

Minal Vohra SC, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Brett Walker-Roberts, Director, Child Support Policy Advice Team, Child Support Program Branch, Department of Human Services, Adelaide

Suzanne Christie SC, Barrister, Culwulla Chambers, Sydney

Justine Woods, Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers, Brisbane

Lee Formica, Partner, Lander & Rogers, Melbourne

Jeff Marhinin, Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Barkus Doolan Family Lawyers, Sydney

Phillip Sorensen, Barrister, Queensland Bar, Brisbane

Jacky Campbell, Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist, Forte Family Lawyers, Melbourne

Patrick Ellwood, Director, Clover Law, Queensland

Nathan Yii, Director, Nathan Yii Lawyers – Structuring & Estate Planning Law, Melbourne

Joseph Box, Partner - Financial Advisory, National Head of Forensic Consulting, Grant Thornton, Brisbane

  • Great speakers, great conference, great venue, great networking opportunity. Keep this conference going.

  • Very good topics on areas of practice that are quite complex and we need to know.

  • Value for money. Knowledgeable presenters whose reputation in the industry engenders confidence - well researched papers with relevance to everyday practice. So many good references to access.

  • Excellent conference, great content and great speakers. Has increased my knowledge to a new level.


If you register and pay by 7 June 2019 for the 2-day conference you will pay only $1870 – a saving of $275 off the full price conference registration fee of $2145.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 96702055 or email: jenna@tved.net.au
Product Code: GFLAUG19
 Price:   $1,870.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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