Fifth Annual Melbourne 10 CPD Point Conference - 1.5 day conference
Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 March 2019

Adina Apartment Hotel, 189 Queen Street, 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 1.5 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.

Day 1 – Monday 25 March 2019

Day 1 features 7 sessions covering substantive law topics.

  1. Property Law:  Victorian Property Law Update: Roundup of Recent Changes
  2. Property Law:  Common Traps in Retail Leases (Victoria)
  3. Business Law:  Ipso Facto Insolvency Reforms and Managing Insolvency Risks in Contracts
  4. Business Law:  Contractual Indemnities: A Primer for Commercial Lawyers
  5. Succession Law:  The Testing Issue of Testamentary Capacity Under the Spotlight
  6. Succession Law:  Enduring Powers of Attorney – Abuse, Authority and Ademption Headaches
  7. Commercial Law:  Formation of Electronic Contracts: Binding the Parties in an Online World

Day 2 – Tuesday 26 March 2019

Day 2 features 3 sessions covering each of the compulsory subjects.

  1. Practice Management and Business Skills:  Defending Your Mental Health: Managing Wellbeing in Legal Practice
  2. Professional Skills:  Advanced Negotiation in Practice – Strategies for Improved Client Outcomes
  3. Ethics:  Ethics in the Written Word – Meeting Ethical Standards in Written Communication

Alicia Hill, Principal, MST Lawyers, Melbourne

Andrew Verspaandonk, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Teri Konstantinou, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Iain McLaren, Special Counsel, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Melbourne

Mark Howard, Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers,  Melbourne

Eleanor Coates, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

David Bailey, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Willaim Stark, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

Tomaso Di Lallo, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne

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

Maxwell Cameron, Partner, MinterEllison, Melbourne

Jordan Engwerda, Senior Associate, MinterEllison, Melbourne

Myles Harry, Partner, Logie-Smith Lanyon Lawyers, Melbourne

Stephen Roache, Partner, McKean Park Lawyers, Melbourne


56% of respondents were very satisfied with the conference and 44% were quite satisfied, yielding an overall result for the event of 4.6 out of 5, a good result. 

  • Excellent organisation of the event - 3rd time attendee. Excellent papers and speakers.
  • Efficiently run and quite relevant and instinctive.
  • Concise presenters and good content. Good adherence to time frames. Good food.
  • Generally presenters were well prepared and well informed re their topics.
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: MELMAR19
 Price:   $1,210.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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