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President Maxwell will explore the concept of collaborative court-led law reform focusing on the role that lawyers can play in developing the law and legal systems.
 
His Honour will discuss recent collaborations around forensic evidence and jury directions, as well as institutional reform resulting in an overhaul of the Court of Appeal’s process and procedure.  
 
Date: Thursday 19 April 2018
Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm (lunch provided)
Venue: Theatrette, Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street
 

President Maxwell

President of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria
Justice Maxwell commenced practice at the Victorian Bar in 1984. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1998.  He practised in constitutional and administrative law and in revenue law.  In 1994, Justice Maxwell was counsel assisting the Judicial Inquiry into the Australian Secret Intelligence Service.   
 
In 2003-4, Justice Maxwell undertook a review for the Victorian Government of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985. The recommendations of that review were implemented in the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.  
 
In July 2005, Justice Maxwell was appointed President of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria.  Since 2012, he has been the convenor of the Supreme Court’s Forensic Evidence Working Group.  In June 2015, he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honour

 

Thursday 12:30PM 19 Apr 18 2018
Seminar
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Number of attendees: 
180