Join us for The Retreat 2018

Join us on the 16th and 17th of November 2018 at beautiful Kingscliff, NSW for the annual ‘Happy Lawyer Happy Life’ Retreat. There are limited spaces for “The Retreat” so get in quick! 

Happy Lawyer Happy Life “The Retreat” is an exclusive annual event for members of  “The Course and “The Club” to get together, learn and share new experiences. You will hear from a diverse array of entrepreneurs and business professionals from around the country presenting on various topics addressing the themes of innovation, wellness and the future of legal practice.

Due to the popularity of the retreat last year, we are opening it up to ‘non-members’ this year. Members are lucky to enjoy discounted pre-sale and early bird pricing.  To access discounted membership pricing you can join “The Club” here or learn more about retreat packages below. 

Retreat packages include attendance at 2 days of workshops over Friday and Saturday 16-17 November and Dinner on the Friday night (excl Alcohol). Packages do not include accomodation which can be organised direct with Peppers. Attendance at the retreat will meet your local law society CPD requirements, with one point avalibale for each hour attended. 

We are going on retreat in…


“The Retreat is being held at Peppers Salt Resort and Spa in Kingscliff NSW. You can book a room at Peppers through the booking form here to access a discounted conference rate. 

Non-Member Ticket

$ 1450
  • 2 full days of workshops and fun
  • Dinner on Friday Night
  • Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea on both days.

Member Ticket

These tickets are reserved for members of The Course and The Club only.
$ 759
  • 2 full days of workshops and fun
  • Dinner on Friday Night
  • Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea on both days.

The Retreat 2018 Speakers

Clarissa Rayward

Clarissa Rayward

Director of Brisbane Family Law Centre and Happy Lawyer Happy Life. 

Lawyer | Podcaster | Author | Speaker


Ann- Maree David

Executive Director of The College of Law.

Legal Educator & Trainer | Supporting the Next Generation of Australian Lawyers | Champion of Equity & Diversity. 

Cameron Aggs

Cameron Aggs

Director of Be Mindful 

Coaching top-performers to reduce their stress and improve their effectiveness.

Dyan Burgess

The Story Curator 

Author | Illustrator | Independent Publisher | Visual Note Taker


Dave Eddy

Dave Eddy

Director of Vicinity Marketing

Digital Marketing | SEO and Social Advertising | Podcast Host | Interactive Minds Chapter Director


Jon Hollenburg

Director of Five by Five

Author | Public Speaker | Web Designer | Building Beautiful Websites 

John Knight

John Knight

Co- Founder and Managing Director of Business DEPOT

Accountant | Consultant | Speaker | Entrepreneur | SME Advocate | Real Estate Industry Specialist

katherine maslen

Katherine Maslen

Founding Director at Brisbane Natural Health

Naturopath | Nutritionist | Author | Speaker

Stevie Dillon

Owner of Stevie Says Social 

Social Media Strategist | Trainer and Educator 

Ronsley Vaz

Founder of Amplify

TEDx | International Speaker | Author 

Mel Telecican ​

Mel Telecican

Host of Monetising Knowledge | Director of Loyalist | Founder of course9

Jason Malouin​

Jason Malouin

Director of The Portrait Store

Speaker | Author | Photographer

Kim Skubris​

Kim Skubris

Emcee | Consultant in Presenting & Message Mastery for Video | Corporate & Media Arenas

Milan Gandhi

Milan Gandhi

Founder of The Legal Forecast 

Law Student | Director | Legalpreneur


Anne-Marie Rice

Anne-Marie Rice

Family Lawyer, Mediator & Dispute Resolution Practitioner 

Lecturer | Presenter | Author