- Paul Maharg, Distinguished Professor of Practice, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Board has agreed to introduce a common assessment for all entrants to the profession in England & Wales from 2020, called the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).
- Professor Paul Maharg, York University, Toronto
- Professor Debra Nestel, Monash Medical School
- Julienne Jen, The University of Hong Kong
- Lucy Evans, Flinders University Law School
A workshop on interdisciplinary learning and teaching in legal education
The use of simulated clients in legal education derives from medical education’s simulated patients (SPs), where lay people (ie persons not medically trained) are trained to do three things well: first, simulate specific medical conditions, second, assess the patient-facing skills of communication and physical examination, third, to give feedback on those skills to learners.
- Professor Leslie Levin, University of Connecticut
In this presentation Professor Levin looks at the circumstances under which legal professions throughout the world, through mandatory and voluntary lawyer associations, attempt to influence the law by either advocating for legal change or opposing it.
- Professor Leslie Levin, University of Connecticut School of Law
The ANU College of Law is committed to health and wellbeing in the law, for all our students and academic and professional staff. This is the inaugural Wellbeing in the Law Week, presented by the ANU College of Law Wellbeing Initiative and the ANU Law Students' Society.
- Professor Paul Maharg, ANU College of Law
- Craig Collins, ANU College of Law
- Dr Kristoffer Greaves, The College of Law
- Scott Chamberlain, ANU College of Law
- John Briton, former Queensland Legal Services Commissioner
The story Briton, tells about lawyer regulation is, as he says, ‘a story I tell from first-hand experience’. During his 10 years as Commissioner he found widespread billing rorts – billing in six minute units for work that took far less time; charging...
- The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
- Professor Margaret Thornton
- Professor Margaret Davies
- Professor Simon Rice OAM
- Mr Julian Morrow
The National Law Reform Conference will be a forum for research about future directions in six key areas of law in society:
- civil obligations (e.g., tort, restitution, contracts, equity);
- environment (property,...