Financial services and funds law

Financial services and funds law

Join Hugh Griffin from Hazelbrook Legal in a practical session on funds and financial services. Some topics Hugh will cover include an overview of funds and financial services licensing, as well as some war stories from their time in practice. This session is not one to be missed.


Hugh Griffin- Managing Partner, Hazelbrook Legal

Hugh Griffin is the Managing Partner of Hazelbrook Legal. Before co-founding Hazelbrook, Hugh spent over 10 years in the Regulatory/Funds and Corporate teams of Clayton Utz in Sydney, and Allen & Overy in Sydney and Hong Kong.  Hugh is an industry recognised corporate and financial services specialist, and was recently awarded 2022 Financial Services Partner of the Year in the national Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year awards.  Hugh is also a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Financial Services Committee. Hugh’s experience ranges from working with leading domestic and international financial institutions, including some of the largest and most sophisticated clients in the world, to boutique and small cap companies. 


  • When: Wednesday 22 February 2023, 1-2pm
  • Where: ACT Law Society Training Room. Level 4, 1 Farrell Place
  • Cost (inc GST): $88 for members, $115 for non-members, $25 for student and CLC members
  • Contact Casey for online options 
  • Light lunch will be provided
  • Members will earn 1 point in Core Area 2 (Practice management and business skills)
  • Registrations close Friday 17 February 2023

Event registration terms and conditions

The Law Society is enforcing covid-safe measures as set out by ACT Health at all our face-to-face events. 

If you have been to an active Covid-19 hotspot as listed by the ACT Government, are a close contact of an active case, or feel unwell in the lead up to the event, we kindly ask you not to attend. 

In these circumstances, please advise us by email prior to the event start time and we will issue you a full refund. Contact us on

Fees are payable upon registration. 30 days payment invoices are available to members at the discretion of the Law Society. A 1.2% surcharge may be incurred on payments processed via credit/debit card. The Society reserves the right to cancel or alter events at its discretion, and in such circumstances, attendees will be notified via email. 

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. 'New 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 any member holding a student membership.

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 held at an venue other than the Law Society, no refund can be made after the RSVP date of the event. In the case of CPD events held at the Law Society, 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.




Member ticket $88.00(GST incl.) Register
Non-member ticket $115.00(GST incl.) Register
Student/CLC ticket $25.00(GST incl.) Register



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