Locations & Dates


Rome, Italy

29 September – 6 October 2017

Sicily & Italian Riviera, Conference@Sea

9 – 17 October 2017

New York, USA

12 – 19 December 2017


Whistler, Canada

7 - 14 January 2018

Mekong Delta Cruise

23 March - 1 April 2018

Cape Town/Franschhoek, South Africa

18 - 25 April 2018

Kruger/Johannesburg, South Africa

2 - 9 May 2018

Portofino (Italian Riviera)

25 June - 2 July 2018

Prague, Czech Republic

8 - 15 July 2018

Danube River Cruise

16 - 25 July 2018

Budapest, Hungary

26 July - 2 August 2018

Barcelona, Spain

29 September - 6 October 2018

Iberian Peninsula Conference@Sea

6 - 14 October 2018

London, UK

14 - 21 December 2018


New York, USA

29 December - 5 January 2019

Whistler, Canada

7 - 14 January 2019

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

March/April 2019

Lake Como, Italy

June/July 2019



Donald Fraser, Barrister-at-Law, Brisbane, QLD:
“Charity Begins at Home”


Professor Roger Pepperell, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne, VIC:
“The Role of the Obstetrician in Preventing Cerebral Palsy and Protecting the Obstetric Practitioner from Litigation”


Jim Pearce, Barrister-at-Law, Denman Chambers, Sydney:
“An Update on ‘Adverse Action’ Actions Under Section 340 of the Fair Work Act 1″

Judge Michael Burnett, Judge of the District Court, Queensland, Rockhampton:
“Expert Evidence & How to Impress a Judge”


Arlene Macdonald BA LLB FTIA(Life) TEP, Barrister-at-Law and specialist in Trust & Tax Law, South Australia:
“Current Issues in Personal Estate Planning”

Lucian Simmons, Senior Vice President at Sotheby’s New York & Art Law Specialist:
“Dealing with confiscated art from Nazi Germany: WII Spoliation and Restitution”


Christopher Barry QC, Barrister-At-Law and specialist appellate counsel, Sydney:
“The Limits and Requirements of Expert Evidence with reference to the recent High Court decision of Dasreef Pty Ltd v. Hawchar”

Louis Schetzer, Lawyer & Legal Author, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, the University of New South Wales:
“Addressing Homelessness Through a Human Rights Framework”


Christopher Barry QC, Barrister-At-Law and specialist appellate counsel, Sydney:
“Update On Medical Negligence With Particular Reference To The Recent High Court Decision In Tabet v. Gett”


Associate Professor Melinda Shirley, Assistant Dean, Teaching & Learning Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology:
“Utilising mediation skills in the disclosure of adverse events to victims”


Sigrid Higgins, Barrister-at-Law, Sydney:
“The Existence of an Implied Term Good Faith in Commercial Agreements”


Dr. Mohammed Saif-Alden Wattad, Lawyer and expert on terrorism law, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany:
“Resurrecting ‘Romantics at War': International Self-Defense in the Shadow of the Law of War – Where are the Borders?”

Dr. Mohammed Saif-Alden Wattad:
“Is Terrorism a Crime or an Aggrivating Factor in Sentencing?”


Jim Pearce: Barrister-at-Law, specialising in Admisitrative, Constitutional Industrial/Employment Law:
“Recent Developments in the Law on Post Employment Restraints in NSW, Victoria & Queensland”


Thomas R. Newman: expert on medical litigation and legal counsel to Duane Morris LLP, New York (one of the 100 largest law firms in the USA):
“Overview of the Law of Informed Consent for Medical Procedures – an International Perspective”

Dr Kalev Wilding & Dr Peter Giblin: eminent orthopaedic surgeons practising in Sydney, highly experienced in the medico-legal assessment of injuries:
“Orthopaedic Perspectives on the use of AMA 4 & AMA 5 in the Assessment of Impairment”

Dr Peter Giblin, Orthopaedic Surgeon, NSW:
“Guides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment”

Ercus Stewart SC: of the Irish Bar (Dublin) and an expert on commercial arbitration and challenging arbitration awards in the courts:
“Arbitration in the Developing World”

David Reardon: Solicitor and Partner at Price & Roobottom, specialist in Family Law:
“How Binding are Pre-Nuptial Agreements in light of recent family court decisions – some practice management implications”