Reasonableness – a fundamental aspect of a lawyers’ duty to the court and the administration of justice.

The Hon. Justice Robert McClelland 8 February 2018 Firstly I’d like to begin by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet today. I would also like to pay my respects to Elders past and present. Secondly, I would like to thank the ADC for inviting me to speak here today on the topic of reasonableness and how reasonableness is a fundamental aspect of a lawyers’ duty to the court and the administration of justice. Speaking at [...]

Reasonableness – a fundamental aspect of a lawyers’ duty to the court and the administration of justice.2019-09-21T11:34:03+10:00

ADR Address 2018: Alternative Dispute Resolution – A Misnomer?

The Hon. Chief Justice Wayne Martin I am greatly honoured to have been invited to give the inaugural annual ADR address, which I understand is to be presented annually by the Australian Disputes Centre. I thank Deborah Lockhart, the CEO of the Centre, and her team, for the considerable effort that they have put into the organisation of this event. The national approach and operation of the Centre is evident in its choice of Perth as the venue for this [...]

ADR Address 2018: Alternative Dispute Resolution – A Misnomer?2019-09-21T11:34:03+10:00

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