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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

Commercial Law Forum

18 October, 2017 - How to protect yourself from cyber crime

Kelly Butler, Cyber Leader, FinPro, Marsh & McLennan Companies; Michael Hyatt, Head, Crimson Risk Consulting Services; Nick Klein, Managing Director, Klein & Co Computer Forensics; Norman Donato, Executive Lawyer, Bartier Perry; President, CLA (Chair)

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Halfday seminar

20 October, 2017 - Class actions Different perspectives

Ben Phi, Phi Finney McDonald; The Hon Justice Michael Lee, Federal Court of Australia; Emily Dewberry, DEWBERRY Mediations; Tim Finney, Phi Finney McDonald; Wayne Attrill, IMF Bentham Limited; Jason Betts, Herbert Smith Freehills; Odette McDonald, Phi Finney McDonald

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Congratulations Lex Brown, winner of our Spicers Sangoma Retreat membership prize

Lex Brown, from J A Brown & Co in Sydney, has won a fantastic mid-week escape at Spicers Sangoma Retreat at Bowen Mountain in our new member and membership renewal draw. The CLA would like to thank Spicers Retreats for providing the prize.

Vol31 No1 March-May 2017

Vol31 No1 March-May 2017

  • Till death do us part: the effect of death on a solicitor's retainer with a client during a conveyancing transaction
  • Civil and criminal liability of directors and officers of sporting clubs
  • Drafting termination clauses
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