IN-HOUSE COUNSEL and government solicitor SYMPOSIUM
Thursday 9 March 2017 - 1.00pm - 5.00PM
McInnes Wilson Lawyers
Level 23, Central Plaza One
345 Queen St, brisbane, QLD
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Glenn Caligaris | Principal, McInnes Wilson Lawyers
The future of law practices in a high tech environment
Stafford Shepard manages the Queensland Law Society Ethics Centre and proactively advises lawyers throughout Queensland upon all aspects of professional conduct through to the most complex problems encountered in practice. His thought provoking presentation will focus on the ever advancing march of technology into the law. He will examine the pitfalls which befall any unwary practitioners who might unwittingly lose focus on their professional obligations from a blind reliance upon technology.
Futures of Legal Services and Lawyers in a De-regulated Global World
The joint impacts of de-regulation, globalisation, and the rise of technology are forcing change on lawyers and legal services unlike any other period in history. This is not a story about the de-skilling of lawyers but it is one of transformation which the legal profession can't ignore. Competitors from legal technology and artificial intelligence wait in the wings for opportunities to take on the market. How it responds will determine its future
Common mistakes made in Representative Proceedings
A discussion of mistakes often made in the technical or strategic aspects of Representative Proceedings by Applicants or Respondents.
Leading, managing and motivating teams
Developing a World Class Legal Function
BAC is regarded as one of the leading in-house legal teams. In 2016, Sarah was awarded the prestigious In-House Lawyer of the Year Award from the Association of Corporate Counsel . Sarah will share with us her story and journey to help her team develop a top of class legal function.
|4.30pm||This is what we care about.
In an era when most orgnanisations talk about growth, innovation, productivity, efficiency and cost cutting, hear from three of Queensland's top GCs with what they've done to succeed in their roles... and what hasn't worked.
Neil Smyth, General Counsel, Queensland Treasury Corporation
Annette McMullan , Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Health, Queensland Government
Sarah Zeljko , General Counsel and Company Secretary, G8 Education
Panel Facilitator | Anthony Wright , Principal, lexvoco
Networking and Refreshments to follow