AGM and National Case Review

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This will be a live webinar, using the platform zoom.

Friday 15 October 2021 AEDT

Start Time - 3:00pm

Finish Time - 4:20pm

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COST

Members Free

Non Member $30.00

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Registrations Open: 14th Sep 21 9:00 AM

Registrations Close: 15th Oct 21 12:00 PM

Places Available: 60






AGM and National Case Review

Overview

One of the most popular sessions at National Conference is always Dr Andrew Morrison RFD SC’s national case review. This year, the national case review is being offered as a free online session. Dr Morrison RFD SC will provide an overview of significant case law from the past year in personal injury law.

National President Mr Graham Droppert SC will host the session and run the ALA’s Annual General Meeting prior to the case review.

Agenda

Friday 15 October 2021
Time is displayed in AEDT

3:00pm Welcome Address
Graham Droppert, National President, Australian Lawyers Alliance
3:15pm AGM
Graham Droppert, National President, Australian Lawyers Alliance
3:20pn

National Case Review
Dr Andrew Morrison RFD SC

4:20pm Webinar concludes


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Speaker

Andrew Stewart Morrison has been in practice at the NSW Bar since 10 February 1976. He holds the degrees B.A., LL.B. (ANU), M.A. (with Distinction) (Lond), LL.M. (Sydney), Ph.D. (Lond). He has practised largely in common law over the last 43 years. He was appointed Senior Counsel in NSW in 1993 and subsequently commissioned as Queens Counsel in Tasmania and Western Australia.

Dr Morrison has appeared in major common law (particularly personal injury) cases in most states and territories. He has appeared at appellate level in Western Australia and on many occasions since 1979 in NSW. Dr Morrison has also appeared in a significant number of leading cases in the High Court. He has appeared and made submissions with Peter Semmler QC on behalf of the Australian Lawyers Alliance before the Ipp Inquiry in 2001. He has provided expert reports in English litigation (in respect of accidents in Australia) on the law of Western Australia, Queensland and NSW. Dr Morrison has been commissioned and sat as an Acting District Court Judge. He is a former Chairman of the Common Law Committee of the NSW Bar Association. He is the spokesperson for the Australian Lawyers Alliance in respect of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. He is the co-author and co-editor of Goudkamp and Morrison, the Personal Injury Law Manual NSW published by Thomson Reuters.

Dr Morrison holds the rank of Colonel in the Australian Army Reserve and the Reserve Forces Decoration.

Event Details

ACCESSIBILITY

We will be using the interactive and easy-to-use platform, ZOOM, which works with any computer with Internet access or via the ZOOM App which can be found on where ever you get your apps from.
Start time is 3:00PM AEDT

COST

Members Free

Non Members $30.00