SOUL Annual Conference 2022

The Society of University Lawyers Limited (SOUL) is delighted to announce that registration is now open for the SOUL 2022 National Conference ‘Come Together – Sydney 2022’.

The Local Organising Committee is busy pulling together an interesting and thought-provoking program.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sydney and discussing the intricacies and challenges we each face in our roles.

The SOUL Board and 2022 Conference Local Organising Committee


A more detailed version of the program is available to download in pdf here

Thursday 20 October 2022

9:30am onwards
10:00am – 11:00am
SOUL AGM (Members only)
11:00am – 11:30am
Morning Tea
11:30am - 12:30pm
Official Opening, Keynote Address, Concurrent Sessions
12:30pm – 1:30pm
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Concurrent Sessions
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Afternoon Tea
3:00pm – 5.00pm
Concurrent Sessions
5:00pm – 6.00pm
Pre-Dinner UTS Tour
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Conference Dinner, MCA, Sydney – Sponsored by MinterEllison

Friday 21 October 2022

8:30am - 9:00am
Arrival, Tea and Coffee
9:00am - 10:30am
Concurrent Sessions
10:30am - 11:00am
Morning Tea
11:00am - 12:00pm
Concurrent Sessions
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Concurrent Sessions
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Afternoon Tea
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Concurrent Sessions
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Conference Close
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Maddocks                         


This year's Conference will be held at:

The Aerial UTS Function Centre
Level 7, 235 Jones Street
Ultimo NSW 2007

The newly refurbished Mercure Sydney is a 500 metre, or 7-minute walk from the Aerial Function Centre:

Mercure Sydney
818-820 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

To book accommodation at the Mecure Sydney between 17 and 21 October 2022:

Mercure Sydney Reservations Team on +61 (2) 9217 6797, or
Email: and
SOUL2022 to receive 10% off the best flexible rate of the day
Breakfast for $20 per person (on the day it will be at $32)

This is available from 3 August 2022 until 3 October 2022. The earlier you book, the better the chance of a less expensive rate.

registration fees

Prices exclude GST


Non Member

Early Bird - available until COB 30 September, 2022



Standard Registration - from 1 October, 2022



The registration fee includes:

  1. Two days of the SOUL 2022 Conference including all refreshments and lunch
  2. SOUL 2022 Conference Dinner being held at the MCA, Sydney from 7pm to 11pm on Thursday 20 October 2022 (day one)
  3. SOUL 2022 closing Cocktail Reception being held from 5pm to 7pm on Friday 21 October 2022 (day two).

Register HERE

Note: At the end of the registration process, you may select to pay your invoice:
  1. By Electronic Funds Transfer or Cheque and will be able to generate a Tax Invoice.
  2. Or by Mastercard, Visa card or AMEX card.
    1. A 2.5% merchant fee will be added during the checkout process for payments made by Mastercard or Visa card.
    2. A 3% merchant fee will be added for payments made by AMEX card.


Thank you to our generous sponsors who are supporting the SOUL Conference 2022.

We're delighted to have you on board!

Logo images coming soon.

Gold Plus:
Thomson Geer
Clayton Utz King & Wood Mallesons
Baker Mackenzie Bartier Perry Hamilton Locke


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If you have any questions regarding the SOUL Conference 2022, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our conference organisers on

General information regarding SOUL and SOUL membership can be found on