Event: the Changing Face of Judicial Review: a UK / Australia Comparison

Judges in Conversation Series

10 March 2017


Presented by Melbourne Law School and the Federal Court of Australia.

For the first event in the 2017 'Judges in Conversation' series, The Hon James Allsop AO (Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia ) will be in conversation with Professor Paul Craig (Professor of English Law, St John's College, Oxford) to discuss the following topic: "The Changing Face of Judicial Review: a UK / Australia Comparison"

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Venue: Federal Court of Australia Courtroom 1 (8A), Level 8, 305 William Street, Melbourne

Bookings are essential for this free public lecture.

Enquiries: 03 9035 1111

Register online at: www.law.unimelb.edu.au/events

The Hon Chief Justice James Allsop AO

From 1981 to 2001 Chief Justice Allsop practised at the Bar in New South Wales and elsewhere in Australia. He was appointed Senior Counsel in New South Wales in 1994 and Queen's Counsel in Western Australia in 1998. From 7 May 2001 to 1 June 2008 he served as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, undertaking the roles of trial and appellate judge on a full range of Federal Court work. From 2 June 2008 to 28 February 2013, Chief Justice Allsop was President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal. He was appointed Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia as of 1 March 2013. From 1981 to 2014 Chief Justice Allsop taught part-time at the University of Sydney as a tutor and lecturer in property, equity, bankruptcy, insolvency, corporate finance and maritime law. He currently teaches part-time in maritime law at the University of Queensland. From 2005-2009, he was a member of the board of World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden. From 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Board of the Australian Maritime College. On January 2010, he was elected as an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple. On 19 March 2013 he was elected a member of the American Law Institute.

Professor Paul Craig

Paul Craig is Professor of English Law at St John's College, Oxford. He teaches and researches in Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Comparative Public Law, and EU Law. His latest book is "UK, EU and Global Administrative Law: Foundations and Challenges (2015)". His current research includes United Kingdom administrative law history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; the political and legal problems flowing from the financial crisis in the European Union; and comparative administrative law concerning review of discretion. He is the UK alternate member on the Venice Commission.