It's being called the most impressive lineup of speakers ever presented at a legal conference in Australia. The chief justices of the Federal Court, Family Court and every state and territory Supreme Court in Australia will comprise "The Chief Justices Session" on the opening day of the ABA and Victorian Bar Conference in Melbourne on 27-28 October 2016. The panel session will provide a unique opportunity for the country’s most senior judicial officers to present and discuss the latest developments and challenges before the courts.
The conference will be opened by Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Commonwealth attorney general, with the conference key note address by Chief Justice Robert French AC of the High Court of Australia.
The two-day conference covers all areas of the law, from High Court appeals, the latest developments in intellectual property, evidence, the common law, class actions and commercial arbitration in Asia to terrorism and human rights.