SOUL Annual Conference 2022

The SOUL 2022 Annual Conference was held in Sydney on 19 and 20 October 2022.

Program and Presentations

Thursday 20 October 2022

Keynote Address


  • Jane Needham SC

Concurrent Session 1

Managing Allegations of Serious Research Misconduct

  • Susan Bennett, Sibenco Legal and Advisory
  • Bronwyn Greene, Director, UNSW Conduct and Integrity
  • Justin Withers, Director Access,International and Integrity, ARC
  • Patricia Kelly PSM, ARIC Chair

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Indigenous Cultural Competency - How this applies to universities

  • Professor Jennifer Barrett, The University of Sydney - presentation [pdf 3.2MB]

Concurrent Session 2

Favourite IP and commercialisation case studies and lessons for university lawyers (with an audience quiz, competition and prizes)

  • Scott Bouvier, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (Silver Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 2MB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Construction procurement models

  • Matt Coleman, Partner
  • Jennifer Fitzalan, Partner
  • Alex Hartmann, Partner
Baker McKenzie (Bronze Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 2.2MB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Concurrent Session 3

Presentation Skills for Lawyers

  • Bill Leonida, General Manager Regulatory Affairs, Commonwealth Bank - presentation [pdf 2.6MB]

CPD Category: Professional Skills | CPD Point: 1*

Testamentary Gifts - the burdens in the blessing

  • Peter Kramer, Partner, Bartier Perry (Bronze Sponsor) - presentation [ppt 1.7MB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*


Friday 21 October 2022

Plenary Session 2

SOUL Pilot Mentoring Program

  • Jane Beaumont, General Counsel, University of Tasmania and Director of SOUL - presentation [pdf 875KB]

Plenary Session 3

Cyber security, critical infrastructure and the commercialisation of data – a practical guide for Australian universities

  • Paul Kallenbach, Partner
  • Kylie Diwell, Partner
MinterEllison (Platinum Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 288KB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Concurrent Session 4

From hallowed halls to hi-tech hangouts – can 'work anywhere' culture work for the university campus?

  • Jacquie Seemann, Partner
  • Bridget Nunn, Partner
Thomson Geer (Gold Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 1MB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Don’t be the headline: Learnings for legal teams from the Star Casino Inquiry

  • Michelle Dixon, Partner, Maddocks (Gold Plus Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 441KB]

CPD Category: Ethics & Professional Responsibility | CPD Point: 1*

Concurrent Session 5

The Law of Governance of Australian Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies

  • Helen Fleming, Partner, HF Associates Pty Ltd - presentation [pdf 167KB]
  • Michael Lishman, Partner, Hamilton Locke (Bronze Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 1.3MB]
CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Universities need to change their IP Policies

  • Emeritus Professor Jill McKeough, University of Technology Sydney
  • Professor Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Sydney
  • Professor Kathy Bowrey, University of NSW
Presentation [pdf 2MB]; Additional Notes [pdf 300KB]; Appendices [pdf 820KB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Concurrent Session 6

An employment law smorgasbord

  • Harriet Eager, Partner
  • Kate Pennicott, Special Counsel
  • Rob Humphreys, Special Counsel
MinterEllison (Platinum Sponsor) - presentation [pdf 237 KB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

The importance of administrative law for universities

  • Kym Fraser, Partner
  • Tim Gordon, Partner
Clayton Utz (Silver Sponsor) - presentation [ppt 1.4MB]

CPD Category: Substantive Law | CPD Point: 1*

Plenary Session 4

Ethics

  • Jullian Morrow

CPD Category: Ethics & Professional Responsibility | CPD Point: 1*

 * CPD category and points value are indicative. Attendees are responsible for allocating and recording CPD activities according to their applicable individual Law Society requirements.