Advocacy CPD


Mon, 24 Feb, 2020 - 5:30 pm

Fri, 21 Feb, 2020 - 5:30 pm

Maroochy Surf Club, 34-36 Alexandra Parade, Maroochydore QLD



This CPD evening will provide presentations on issues concerning Advocacy.  The evening will be chaired by Judge Cash QC.

Our speakers David W Marks QC and Troy Spence will cover the following legal topics:


Name: David W Marks QC
Affiliation: Hemmant’s List
Bio: David W Marks QC is a commercial silk with interests in tax and revenue law, as well as an established general Chancery practice. David also regularly appears for parties in commercial and administrative law disputes involving issues ranging from commercial contracts to professional negligence; and from company disputes, to reviewing tax posture of large corporations. David appears in private client matters, about trusts and estates. David took silk in 2015, having been called to the private Bar in 2000 after 10 years with a large Brisbane law firm.

Topic – Oral Advocacy – Still Vital

Technique – but something that can be learnt
Preparation – having a plan
Effective openings and addresses
Examination of witnesses
Relationship between oral & written advocacy
Ethical constraints & obligations

Name: Troy Spence
Bio: Areas of practice include – Common Law/Personal Injury, Commercial Contracts, Employment and Industrial Relations, Superannuation, TPD Insurance, Wills and Estates, Workers Compensation, Workplace Health and Safety

Topic – Advocacy in Tribunals and Commissions

As usual, light refreshments and drinks will be available for all attendees.  Would members please ensure that you do RSVP if you wish to attend to ensure that we cater for all on the evening.  To cancel your RSVP just press the ‘Cancel’ button on your profile page.


FREE to Members (Please log in before booking)

$50.00 to Non-Members – or consider becoming a member

Attendees may accrue 1 CPD point per hour so please ensure that you sign the register to record your attendance.


This event is sponsored by Vincents.