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Medico Legal Congress

Informa’s Annual Medico Legal Congress is Australia’s longest running event for medical and legal professionals.

22-23 March 2021 | Swissôtel Sydney

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Early bird rate expires 22 January 2021 // see pricing below for details


The 30th Annual Medico Legal Congress will be held on 22-23rd March 2021 at the Swissotel Sydney.

Join us as we mark the 30th anniversary of Australia’s premiere medico legal event and a highlight on the calendar of the nation’s medico legal professionals. The congress features wonderfully credentialed speakers addressing complex and thought-provoking medico legal issues, reviewing recent cases and discussing the future of healthcare and hospitals – from GPs to surgery in a post COVID world.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • The future of healthcare and hospitals – from GPs to surgery in a post COVID world
  • The Aged Care Royal Commission
  • The various proposed Covid class actions
  • Should Australia should adopt a duty of candour as the UK has done?
  • Doctors using social media – Recent changes, controversies and cases
  • Continuing the discussion around The Impaired Dr
  • Telehealth
  • Civil litigation or conduct actions relating to COVID 19
  • Medical Board updated Code of Conduct
  • Gender dysphoria treatment approvals for minors
  • Discussion on the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care new guidance for clinicians on how to obtain informed consent in health care
  • Civil claims area of causation, there were some developments in WA
  • A review of Barlow & Ors v St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Limited
  • Changes in regulatory practice since independent review of the use of chaperones
  • Wrongful birth – Persisting questions about damages
  • Moore v Scenic Tours case – Is there application to cosmetic surgery claims?
  • Discharge against medical advice – Pitfalls and risks



Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2295$1995+GST Early Bird Rate Early Bird Rate
Organisation Rate$9000+GST
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1895$1695+GST Early Bird Rate Early Bird Rate

Early bird rate expires 22 January 2021

Organisation Rate: Groups of up to 6 delegates can register for $9000 + GST (Approx. $1500 + GST per ticket)

when & where

22 - 23 Mar 2021

Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: +61 (02) 9238 8888


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