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  • The 2019 conference programme Antipodean Advocacy: Trans-Tasman Perspectives has been carefully curated by both the Australian and New Zealand Bar Associations to include topical sessions of interest to all practitioners in both jurisdictions.  
  • CPD: 8.45 hours
  • All Conference Sessions are to be held at Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown, 38-54 Lake Esplanade.

 

 

FRIDAY 23 AUGUST 2019
9.00am – 9.20am  

Welcome
Jennifer Batrouney QC

Kate Davenport QC

9.20am – 9.50am  

Introduction of Sponsors
Matthew Howard SC 

David O’Neill

9.50am – 10.30am 1

Keynote - Rule of Law

Rt. Hon. Chief Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann

10.30am – 11.00am   Morning tea
11.00am – 12.00pm 2

Appellate Advocacy for Criminal, Commercial and Civil Advocates
The Hon. Justice Richard 
Niall 
David Goddard QC

Gabrielle Bashir SC
Fiona Guy Kidd QC

12.00pm – 1.00pm 3

Advocacy in Inquiries
Simon Mount QC
Mary Scholtens QC
Rowena Orr QC
Aaron Martin

1.00pm – 2.00pm   Lunch
2.00pm – 2.45pm

Keynote

2.45pm – 3.30pm 5

Indigenous Rights

The Hon. Justice Christian Whata
Tony McAvoy SC
Simeon Beckett
Karen Feint

3.30pm – 4.00pm   Afternoon tea
4.00pm – 5.15pm 6

Harassment and the Culture of the Bar
Jenny Cooper QC 
Kate Davenport QC

Matthew Howard SC
Kathryn Beck
Kieran Pender 

5.20pm – 5.45pm   NZBA Annual General Meeting
6.00pm – 6.45pm   Pre-dinner drinks - QT Hotel
SATURDAY 24 AUGUST 2019

8.30am – 9.30am

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The Rights, Responsibilities and Role of the Media in Criminal Justice 

Jonathan Eaton QC

Arthur Moses SC

Cate Brett

Marie Mills

Garry Williams

9.30am – 10.15am 8 - Stream A

Initiatives for Greater Efficiency in Civil Procedure
The Hon. Justice Sue Brown
The Hon. Justice Geoffrey Venning
Clive Elliott QC
Andrew Skelton

  8 - Stream B

What Criminal Lawyers can Teach Civil Litigators
The Hon. Justice Michael Corboy

Marie Dyhrberg QC
Peter Callaghan SC

Ken Archer

10.15am – 10.45am   Morning tea
10.45am – 12.00pm 9

The America's Cup - Action on the Water and in the Courts                                                                                                                                                      

Dr James Farmer QC
Dr Hamish Ross

12.00pm   Activities
6.15pm   Depart Rydges Hotel for Gala Dinner at Skyline Queenstown


                                                              All programme information is correct at the time of distribution but may be subject to change without notice

 

 

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For all conference enquiries please contact: 
NZ - Melissa Perkin melissa.perkin@nzbar.org.nz 
Australia - Camilla Gray events@austbar.asn.au

For all registration and accommodation enquiries please contact:  Nicky Remkes nicky@tomdickandharry.org.nz