Fourth Annual Melbourne 10 CPD Point Conference
Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 March 2018
Adina Hotel, Melbourne
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This conference has been specifically designed to enable Victorian lawyers meet all their CPD requirements at one conference, including the compulsory units, in only 1½ days.  The substantive law topics have been carefully selected from our wide range of two-day specialist conferences and feature some of our best presenters.   Compulsory subjects have been carefully researched for their practical relevance.

Tuesday 27 March 2018 (9am to 4pm)

Plenary Sessions: Property Law

  • Electronic Transactions Involving Property – Signing on the Digital Line
  • Retail Leasing – A Victorian Update

Concurrent Sessions

The conference will now split into 2 streams – delegates may attend either Stream A (Family Law) or Stream B (Business Law) for the next 2 sessions.

Stream A:  Family Law

  • Accounting for All the Pieces – Financial Resources and Property Settlements
  • Complex Child Support Matters

Stream B: Business Law

  • Personal Property Security – Clarifying Complexity in Application
  • Business Structures and Legal Risks: Selecting the Right Foundation for Success 

Plenary Sessions:  Succession Law

  • Informal Wills – Intention and Capacity Under the Spotlight
  • Variation and Termination of Testamentary Trusts

Wednesday 28 March 2018 (9am to 1.20pm)

Plenary Sessions:  CPD Compulsories

  • Ethics:  Duty of Disclosure – I Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours
  • Professional Skills:  The Art of Negotiation
  • Practice Management and Business Skills:  NewLaw, Legal Apps and Disruptive Technology – Preparing for Change

Plenary Session

  • Managing Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace

Lisa Gaddie, Partner and Practice Group Leader, Lander & Rogers Lawyers, Melbourne

Philip Barton, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Ted Vlahos, Director, Pointon Partners, Melbourne

Paul Fildes, Partner, Taussig Cherrie Fildes Lawyers, Melbourne

Stephen Newman, General Counsel, BDO East Coast Partnership

Michael Parker, Partner, Hall & Wilcox Lawyers, Melbourne

Adrian Stone, Partner, Gold Stone Family Lawyers, Melbourne

Catherine Devine, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Dan Simmonds, Director, Mast Lawyers, Geelong

Carolyn Sparke QC, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Andrew Verspaandonk, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Edward Skilton, Special Counsel, Sladen Legal, Melbourne

Glenn McGowan QC, Partner & Chief Counsel, Gadens, Melbourne

David Bailey, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Michael Linehan, Partner, Clayton Utz, Melbourne

Meda Royall, CEO, Your Law Firm, Williamstown

Mark Howard, Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Melbourne


Excellent organisation of the event - 3rd time attendee. Excellent papers and speakers.

Presenters were well prepared and well informed re their topics.

Efficiently run and quite relevant and instinctive.

Concise presenters and good content. Good adherence to time frames.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 96702055 or email:
Product Code: MELMAR18
 Price:   $1,155.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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