Event: 2018 Mahla Pearlman Oration

16 April 2018

The Legal Practice Section and the Environment and Planning Law Association of NSW will be co-hosting the Mahla Pearlman Oration on 19 April 2018 at the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney.

The 2018 oration will delivered by former Chief Justice of the High Court, the Honourable Robert French AC, on the topic “Advocacy Lawyering – Client responsibility and Change Agendas”. His Honour will be introduced by Justice Rachel Pepper.

The oration will also include the presentation of the Mahla Pearlman Australian Young Environmental Lawyer of the Year Award.

The Mahla Pearlman Oration and Award honour the memory of the late Honourable Mahla Pearlman AO, the former Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales (1992-2003), and former President of the Law Council of Australia (1989-90). The annual event is a tribute to Chief Judge Pearlman’s achievements and an inspiration to younger generations of environmental lawyers.

Drinks and canapes will be served after the oration.

The Oration will be preceded by the 2018 Environmental Law Symposium, and followed by a Symposium Dinner.

For more information about these events, please click here.

Date: Thursday, 19 April 2018

Time: 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Courtroom 1
Federal Court of Australia
Law Courts Building Queens Square, Sydney


This is a free event, however registration is essential. To register, click here.

If you have difficulties with registration please contact the Law Council of Australia