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The New South Wales State Legal Conference
ABN 27 085 880 164
SMC Conference Centre,
The Corner of Goulburn and Castlereagh Streets, Sydney

March 2014 Legal Conference

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Wednesday 26 | Thursday 27 | Friday 28 | Monday 31 | Packages

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Wednesday 26th March, Thursday 27th March, Friday 28th March & Monday 31st March 2014

Conference Information

Registration for Conference Sessions
To register for Conference sessions in an electronic format go to the website Registration Page, complete the Registration Form and register online.

To register in hard copy, print out the one page Conference Registration Form, complete the Form and send by mail to the Conference Secretariat at DX 294 Sydney or GPO Box 3505 Sydney, NSW, 2001 or Fax to 9565 5714.

MCLE - Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
If any lecture in the Conference is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to professional development or the practice of law, you should claim one (1) MCLE unit for each hour of attendance, not including refreshment breaks. The annual requirement for solicitors is 10 MCLE units and the annual requirement for solicitors who are accredited specialists is 20 MCLE units, calculated from 1st April to 31st March the following year. The number of claimable units for each Conference session is indicated in the body of the program and on the Registration Form pages.

Regulation 176 and Rule 57 of the New South Wales Professional Conduct Rules
The Conference provides the opportunity for solicitors to comply with the New South Wales Government's mandatory CLE requirement of Regulation 176 of the New South Wales Legal Profession Act and Rule 57 of the new Law Society Professional Conduct and Practice Rules, also known as the Solicitors' Rules. Rule 57 was previously Rule 42 in the old Solicitors' Rules. See Sessions 37, 42 & 44. Property lawyers should see Sessions 46, 47& 48 and family lawyers should see Session 40 of the Conference program. Solicitors who attend Session 29 Online Legal Research or Session 38 Advanced Estate Planning also fulfil the requirements of Rule 57.

Cancellation of Conference Session Registrations
Cancellations of registrations for Conference sessions must be in writing. Cancellations will be accepted and refunds paid, less a 15% administration fee, when they are made up to seven (7) days prior to the Conference sessions. Cancellations after seven days prior to Conference sessions are transferable but not refundable. People who have registered for Conference sessions and fail to attend are liable for 100% of the registration fees.

Payment for Conference Session Registrations
Payments for registrations are accepted by cheque or on MasterCard, VISA, Diners or Amex.

Conference Catering
Morning Coffee is provided for Conference attendees on arrival, Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea is also provided. Luncheon is included, free of charge, with every registration for a Full Day Conference Package.

Conference Parking
Parking is available at a special rate of $15 per day for Conference attendees at Secure Parking on the corner of Goulburn & Elizabeth Streets, which is adjacent to the SMC Conference Centre.

The New South Wales State Legal Conference management acknowledges the assistance of Australian Conference Organisers in the planning for and the preparation of the March 2014 Conference. Conference management is grateful for the assistance of 12th Floor Wentworth Selborne Chambers for advice on sessions and the provision of speakers. Conference management also acknowledges the assistance of Ms. Nicole O'Hare of LawConnexion in sourcing some key speakers.

Conference Enquiries
All enquiries should be directed to:

Michael Bach
Conference Manager
The New South Wales State Legal Conference
DX 294 Sydney or GPO Box 3505, Sydney, NSW, 2001

Telephone: 9550 6063
Fax: 9565 5714

The Conference management is committed to staging a successful Conference; however, to achieve this, the Conference management reserves the right to make changes to the program.

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