Thursday, 11th February 2016
CPD update - Mental Impairment
Some observations by Simon Moglia on Mental Impairment; Olivia Trumble provides a practical guide for practitioners preparing a defence in such cases.
Tuesday, 9th February 2016
CPD update - Police powers
Is there a police power to randomly stop people and ask for identity (or even their names and addresses) or visa status? Neill Hutton examines this somewhat vexed question.
Friday, 5th February 2016
Foley's List barristers recognised by their peers
Congratulations to barristers Marita Foley, Justin Mereine and Robert Peters recognised for their expertise in Dispute Resolution, and to Frank O'Loughlin for Taxation - Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2016).
Tuesday, 2nd February 2016
Guy Gilbert - John A. Gibson AM Memorial Award 2016
Foley's List Committee, Barristers and Staff congratulate List Member Guy Gilbert on receiving the John A. Gibson AM Memorial Award 2016 for 'Distinguished Human Rights and Refugee Advocacy'.
Friday, 22nd January 2016
CPD update - Building and Construction
Project scoping and risk allocation are central to improving outcomes in the realm of megaprojects, writes international building and engineering expert Dr Donald Charrett.
Thursday, 14th January 2016
CAS applied correct legal principle legal principle in finding Essendon players used Thymosin Beta 4
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) made findings of fact that 34 Essendon players used Thymosin Beta 4 (“TB4”). CAS approached the task before it, by “evaluating all relevant and credible items of evidence and asking itself whether, considered cumulatively, they satisfied the test of comfortable satisfaction”. Glen Pauline explains.
Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
CPD update - Public international law
The High Court is currently a hotbed of public international law. Dr Adam McBeth looks at three recent cases.
Tuesday, 22nd December 2015
CPD update - Powers of Attorney Act 2014
The Powers of Attorney Act 2014 introduces important changes which create significant risk for attorneys that ought to be explained to them before they accept appointment as an attorney, and before they commence to act under the power. Andrew Dickenson explains.
Friday, 18th December 2015
Advocacy training in Uganda
At the request of NGO International Justice Mission (IJM), a voluntary team - including List Members Lesley Taylor QC, Michael Cahill and Tony Trood - travelled to Uganda to provide advocacy training to lawyers from the office of the Ugandan DPP.
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