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Recent Trends and Current Approaches to Statutory Interpretation

05-Dec-2018

14 Feb 2019 1:00pm - 14 Feb 2019 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)

Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

Presented by: Fiona Alpins

Our presenter will outline the current state of play including recent trends and current approaches to statutory interpretation, with reference to recent case law.

This session will include:

  • Reading statutory text the right way – why does it matter in your work?
  • Lessons from the High Court – text, context and purpose;
  • What to do and what to avoid; and
  • Top tips for persuading the decision maker to adopt your contended construction.

It’s statutory interpretation – but not as you know it!

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29-Nov-2018

Congratulations to the following who were appointed as Senior Counsel today: Richard Dalton, Jennifer Firkin, Fiona Forsyth, Anthony Strahan, Scott Smith and Eugene Wheelahan.

Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

15-Nov-2018

Congratulations to Paul Hayes QC who been appointed to the FIA International Court of Appeal as one of its co-opted judges

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