Conference in Cairns

  • 27 Feb 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Cairns (venue to be advised in confirmation email)


  • For subsequent attendees from same firm
  • For subsequent attendees from same firm


'The Modern Family Lawyer'

Cairns One Day Conference
FLPA in the Tropics

FLPA is pleased to once again present the annual one day professional conference in Cairns. An entertaining and knowledgeable lineup of speakers will present including:

  • The Honourable Justice Forrest
  • Senior FLPA board members – Clarissa Rayward, Fiona Caulley, Clare Dart Barrister and Catherine Carew QC
  • Distinguished barristers Jennifer McArdle and Bruce Thiele
  • And more! 

Around the theme ‘The Modern Family Lawyer’, these speakers will present the following topics:

  • Current issues faced by the Family Law Profession & how we can best manage in these changing times
  • Interim Spousal Maintenance – Is it worth it?
  • Are you looking after yourself? Practical tips for managing life as a Family Lawyer
  • FDRP, Mediation & Arbitration – Court resources are diminishing, delays are increasing which creates further conflict and uncertainty for families. This presentation will open discussion about our use of Arbitration and Mediation to better help families during separation.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided