QLD Pleadings and Causation Breakfast Seminar June 2018

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Friday 1 June 2018

7:00am to 9:00am

Hot plated breakfast will be provided.

FEES (Inclusive of GST)

(1.5% surcharge applies for credit card payments)

Member: $90

Non member: $140

Contact: Seminars@lawyersalliance.com.au



Sofitel Brisbane Central
249 Turbot Street Brisbane City QLD 4000


Registrations Open: 14th May 18 3:30 PM

Registrations Close: 1st Jun 18 6:30 AM


The ALA invites you to the Pleadings and Causation breakfast seminar on 1 June. Hear from leading barristers Cate Heyworth-Smith QC and Kevin Holyoak.

The seminar will cover:

- Psychiatric injury cases, such as Greenway;

- Pleading causation in work-related injury cases, including in cases with allegations relating to failure to warn or train;

- The importance of the the Civil Liability Act (and equivalent WCRA provisions) when drafting pleadings; and

- How to overcome evidentiary issues when the plaintiff is unable to give evidence.

This seminar is not to be missed by practitioners specialising in personal injury or interested in practising in that area, Delegates will be provided with a hot breakfast and will also be able to claim up to 1.5 CLE points.

More about our speakers below:

Cate Heyworth-Smith QC, Barrister, Chambers 33

Cate Heyworth-Smith QC is an experienced civil and commercial barrister practising in areas including insurance, financial services litigation, personal injuries, insolvency, commercial property, equity, estates and trusts, and intellectual property. She has a special interest in the use of equitable remedies in commercial matters and their effect in insolvency, and in civil trials involving serious issues of credit or fraud.

Kevin Holyoak, Barrister, Callinan Chambers

Kevin's practise has a strong focus on insurance work and all allied areas including statutory and equitable issues. He has been in private practise as a barrister in Brisbane since 1991.

Kevin is briefed by a number of law firms that act for commercial insurers, and also is briefed by Crown Law. Kevin has an interest in veterans entitlements and is interested in developing his practise in that respect also.

Event Details

Friday 1 June 2018


Sofitel Brisbane Central
Concorde Room
249 Turbot Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Parking available onsite
*Self-parking @ $47.00 per car, per day
*Valet parking @ $57.00 per car, per day
** Guests must see Concierge for Ticket Validation prior to departing

Wickham Terrace Car Park
$25 for up to 2 hours
$30 for up to 3 hours

FEES (Inclusive of GST)

(1.5% surcharge applies for credit card payments)

Member: $90

Non member: $140


Claim up to 1.5 CLE/CPD points


This event is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to legal practitioners in Queensland with a social justice focus. This is a chance to promote your business and interact closely with members during post-seminar drinks.

For more information, CLICK HERE. We can also be contacted at seminars@lawyersalliance.com.au or phone (02) 9258 7700.

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