The 2021 CPD Intensive Series

The 2021 CPD Intensive Series:
Your one-stop-shop to grow your professional knowledge

Welcome to the ACT Law Society’s annual CPD Intensive Series! This two-day conference is designed so you can earn your full CPD requirements in a single hit. Whether you need the full 12 points on offer, or just need a couple to round out your record, it’s all here!

With a range of expert speakers covering topical legal and business issues, you’re sure to find plenty of sessions to interest you. And remember, you can carry over up to three excess CPD units from this seminar series into the next CPD year. 

Hybrid attendance is available! You can choose to attend the Intensive either in person on on-line.

A full program will be available soon. Registrations open in October.

  • When: Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 February 2021
  • Where: National Convention Centre, Canberra City
  • Catering throughout will be provided. Free parking is available on-site.
  • Members can earn up to 12 CPD units in all four Core Areas
  • Registrations close 30 January 2021


  • Two-Day registration (Wednesday and Thursday): 
    $700 members, $910 non-members, $180 students/CLCs
  • Single Day registration (either Wednesday or Thursday):
    $350 members, $455 non-members, $90 students/CLCs
  • Individual sessions:
    $88 members, $115 non-members, $25 students/CLCs

All prices include GST. Please note that registrations after 30 January 2021 will incur a 20% fee and attendees may not have access to hard copy materials. To avoid disappointment and additional fee, please register on time.

Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.3% surcharge may be incurred on online payments. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email.

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made in writing, and all cancellations will incur a fee, however, no charge will be incurred for substituting another person. Outside of the cancellation periods given below, a $10 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellation made. If a registered attendee fails to attend without notifying the Society in writing, no credit or refund will be offered and 100% of the total cost will be retained by the Society. CPD Events — In the case of CPD events, for cancellations made within two working days of the event, 50% of the total cost will be retained by the Society as a cancellation fee and the balance may be used as a credit towards other CPD events or be refunded. If you choose to keep a credit it will remain valid for 12 months from the event date, after which time it will expire. Webinars — In the case of live or on-demand webinars, as connection details are sent when registration is completed, no refund or cancellation is available. Social events — In the case of social events, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event.

Definitions: 'Registration' means any booking given to the Society in writing, on our website, or by phone. 'Member' means any member of the ACT Law Society, including associate members and honorary members. 'Young Lawyer' means any member who has held a practising certificate for five years or less. 'CLC' means any member working for a recognised community legal centre, or holding a volunteer practising certificate. 'Student' means a full time student studying law at a recognised Australian tertiary institution.

The Law Society is enforcing social distancing and spacing measures as set out by ACT Health at all our face-to-face events. 

If you are sick, have recently visited a COVID hot-spot, or are in close contact with someone in either situation, please stay at home.

Many of our upcoming CPD sessions will now be available either online or in-person and some have the offer of live streaming. Each CPD event advertised on our website will provide details about the online options available in that session. 

If sessions offer recordings, when you register, please let us know if you'd prefer to watch the CPD online (either live, or at a later date). If you choose the live-stream option you can still interact, ask questions, and be a meaningful participant at the seminar.

For more information about online CPD, please contact Carissa on





Sponsors & Supporters

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