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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
  • The dress code for the conference is smart casual and the gala dinner is black tie/formal

 

 

FRIDAY 23 AUGUST 2019
9.00am – 9.15am  

Welcome
Jennifer Batrouney QC

Kate Davenport QC

9.15am – 9.45am  

Introduction of Sponsors
David O’Neill

9.45am – 10.00am 1

Attorney-General

The Hon. David Parker 

10.00am – 10.30am 2

Keynote - Rule of Law

Rt. Hon. Chief Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann

10.30am – 11.00am   Morning tea
11.00am – 12.00pm 3

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

Gabrielle Bashir SC
Fiona Guy Kidd QC

12.00pm – 12.45pm 4

Keynote - The Reasoned Negotiation of Risk: Balancing National Security and Civil Liberties in Western Democracies
Dr Anne Aly MP

12.45pm – 1.45pm   Lunch
1.45pm – 2.45pm 5

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

2.45pm – 3.30pm 6

Indigenous Rights

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

3.30pm – 4.00pm   Afternoon tea
4.00pm – 5.15pm 7

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
5.45pm – 6.45pm   Conference Happy Hour - Reds Bar, 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

Cate Brett

Marie Mills

Garry Williams

9.30am – 10.15am 9 - Stream A

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

  9 - 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 10

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

Dr James Farmer QC
Dr Hamish Ross

12.00pm   Activities
5.45pm   Buses start departing for for Gala Dinner
6.00pm – 12.00am   Gala Dinner at Skyline Queenstown
Dress code: Black tie/formal
Buses will return at 10.30pm, 11.00pm, 11.30pm and 12am


                                                              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