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Australian Academy of Law Ethics Hypothetical: "The law and lawyers: their limits?"


When: 5.30pm, Tuesday 4 April 2017

Where: Ceremonial Court of the Federal Court of Australia, Level 21, Law Courts Building, Queen's Square, Sydney

The Australian Academy of Law extends a warm invitation to all to attend this, the first in a series of three ethics-themed events that it is holding in Sydney this year. The theme of the events is based on these objects of the Academy - to promote the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional responsibility, to enhance understanding and observance fo the rule of law, and to provide a forum for debate and the interchange of views.

The first in the series will be a "hypothetical" which will pose questions concerning the limits of the law and lawyering.

Moderated by John Sheahan QC of the Sydney Bar, the panel will comprise:

  • Bret Walker SC, Barrister, Sydney
  • Professor Bryan Horrigan, Dean, Faculty of Law, Monash University
  • Dr Ruth Higgins, Barrister, Sydney
  • Professor Peter Cashman, Barrister Sydney; Professor of Law, University of Sydney
  • Cathie Armour, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  • The Hon Michael Lavarch AO, Commissioner of the Australian Skills Quality Authorityl; Attorney-General of the Commonwealth 1993-1996
  • Professor Uwe Dulleck, Business School, Queensland University of Technology

Please RSVP by Friday 31 March to:

Please see the attached flyer for more information.


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