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The CLA is a recognised leader in the provision of continuing legal education (CLE). We offer very competitive membership rates — $220pa for individuals and $420 for firms. CLA members receive a 17% discount for our lunchtime seminars and a 25% discount for our half-day seminars and one-day conferences. Members also receive a subscription to our refereed journal, the Commercial Law Quarterly.

Upcoming Events

Halfday seminar

11 August, 2017 - The Harper Reforms: what you need to know

Russell Miller AM, Minter Ellison (Chair); Katrina Groshinski, Partner, Minter Ellison; Jacqueline Downes, Partner, Allens; Marcus Bezzi, Executive General Manager, Competition Enforcement, ACCC

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Lunchtime Series

18 August, 2017 - What did you mean? Contractual interpretation and the reasonable business person

The Hon Justice Ruth McColl AO, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW

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Win a mid-week, two-night stay at Spicers Sangoma Retreat

A degustation dinner with paired wines, a gourmet a la carte breakfast, lunch on arrival, lots of wonderful walks and a warm, comfortable bed to cuddle into. Sounds good? Renewing your membership (or joining the CLA) gives you a chance of having it all providing you do it before 3 August, 2017. The prize is valued at $2,300. Terms and conditions apply. Permit No.APP-0002943596

Vol30 No4 December 2016-February 2017

Vol30 No4 December 2016-February 2017

  • Thoughts on some construction and infringement issues; and enabling disclosure and the law of novelty
  • Principles relating to advocate’s immunity following Attwells v Jackson Lawyers and Kendirjian v Lepore
  • Trade mark infringement: parallel importing and exporting of genuine products
  • Patent validity: are computer implemented business methods patentable?
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