Medical Law Conference 2021

Contact Information

02 9258 7700

Natalie Burt, Event Manager



Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000


Registrations Open: 4th May 21 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 25th Nov 21 12:00 PM

Places Available: 10

Medical Law Conference 2021

This Conference is a chance for delegates to enhance their professional development by gaining knowledge and practical advice across a wide range of medical litigation issues. The sessions will be presented by expert barristers, medical professionals and academics.

The day will end with a networking function, where you can meet like-minded medical negligence practitioners from across Australia.

If you cannot attend the in-person event in Sydney, on-demand recordings of the sessions will be available to purchase following the Conference. For more information please click here.

Program Highlights

  • The Curious Case of the Invisible Anaesthetist
    Prof. Brendan Smith, Anaesthetist, Bathurst Private Hospital

  • Draft reports and expert conference file notes - when privilege might be waived
    Belinda Epstein, Barrister, Hunter Street Chambers and Maurice Byers Chambers

  • Timing of perinatal ischaemic injury
    Prof. Paul Colditz, Director, UQ Perinatal Research Centre

  • Damages following perinatal ischaemic injury
    Jnana Gumbert, Barrister, Jack Shand Chambers

Click here to view program

Conference session times

Thursday 18 November 2021 | 8:30AM - 5:30PM


Member Early-Bird
Register and Pay Friday 11 June 2021

Member Standard


Purchase recordings


Click here to register for in-person conference
Click here to register for recordings

Registration Inclusions

  • Access to all Conference sessions from Keynote Address to the closing session;

  • Lunch, morning and afternoon break;

  • Password to access ALA Medical Law Conference event app t, which includes conference papers, maps, event schedules, push notifications, speaker biographies, Sponsor information and chance to interact with other delegates;

  • Admission to Post Conference Reception following the close of the conference T

  • Form for the ALA draw prize

Social Events

The Post Conference Reception will be held following the closing session. Guests will be provided with canapés and beverages for 1 hour.

Admission is included with conference registration.


Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000


Please see below sponsorship opportunities available at the Conference:

  • Major Partner
  • Partner
  • Exhibitor
  • Advertiser

Please contact to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Terms and conditions

Cancellations received before 11/06/21 will be refunded in full. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER As all costs will be pre-paid to service providers, these cancellation conditions apply to all registration, accommodation and social event payments. Changes are subject to availability. Substitutions are allowed up to 48 hours prior to the commencement of the conference and all requests must be made in writing.If there is a covid outbreak and the Victoria Government announce that events of 150+ attendees are not allowed, the ALA will provide access to the virtual conference.

All payments for registration, accommodation, activities and any applicable membership fees must be made prior to the commencement of the conference. We reserve the right to cancel some or all of your booking if payment is not received. Accommodation payments, cancellations and changes are subject to the requirements of the hotel and its arrangements with the Australian Lawyers Alliance in relation to room guarantees. Accommodation charges are include one breakfast. Delegates are responsible for all incidental charges payable to the hotel on departure. In the case of a 'no show', all payments due for registration, social events, accommodation or any associated fees will still need to be settled by the registrant after the event.

The Australian Lawyers Alliance reserves the right to alter any published program. The right is reserved to cancel or change itineraries or substitute services without notice. In most instances, comprehensive papers are provided by the speakers, however, the Australian Lawyers Alliance is unable to take responsibility for papers not provided.

The Australian Lawyers Alliance assumes no liability whatsoever for injury, damage, loss, accident or delay to persons or property other than to the minimum extent required by law. In view of statutory or contractual limitations that may apply to personal injury or property damage and loss, the purchase of accident, baggage & travel insurance is strongly recommended.

The ALA manages your personal information in accordance with our responsibilities under the relevant laws.All attendee contact details will be provided to event partners for one post event email.