A History of Australian Legal Education, by David Barker

I was pleased to have attended the recent book launch of A History of Australian Legal Education written by my colleague Professor David Barker. The book examines the history and development of legal education in Australia by tracing the establishment of university law schools and other forms of legal education in the States and Territories […]

Australian Academy of Law

I am honoured to have been elected a director of the Australian Academy of Law at its AGM on 25 September 2017, having been a Fellow of the Academy since 2014. My colleague Dr Nuncio D’Angelo was also elected as the other new board member. The work of the Academy is evident in the range […]

How to be ethical in the practice of the law: can it be taught?

This open debate, organised by the Australian Academy of Law, is the final in a series of three ethics-themed debates held in Sydney this year. Previous debates have attracted a wide audience of around 200 people. It is being held from 5:30–7pm on Monday 20 November 2017, at the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney. […]