Justice Rares - Speeches & Papers

Charting a new course - Promoting the development of an international convention on liability and compensation relating to transboundary damage from offshore oil and gas activities
Presented at the CMI conference, Mexico, by Justice Rares
30 Sep 2019


Speaking the right social media language
Presented at the Council of Australian Tribunals National Conference, Melbourne, by Justice Rares
06 Jun 2019


The rule of law and international trade
Presented at the Australian Maritime and Transport Arbitration Commission's Annual Address by Justice Rares
29 Aug 2018


Authorised law reporting: remarks to welcome to Australia the Incorporated Council for Law Reporting for England and Wales
By Justice Rares as Chair of the Consultative Council for Australian Law Reporting.
09 May 2018


Ship arrests, maritime liens and cross-border insolvency
A paper presented at the BIT’s 6th Annual World Congress of Ocean 2017 in Shenzhen, China by Justice Rares.
03 Nov 2017


Social media - Challenges for lawyers and the courts
Paper presented at the Australian Young Lawyers' Conference in Sydney, by Justice Rares.
20 Oct 2017


Ships that changed the law - the Torrey Canyon disaster
A paper presented at the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand 44th National Conference by Justice Rares
05 Oct 2017


Commercial issues in private international law
Introductory remarks presented at the University of Sydney Law School Conference by Justice Rares
16 Feb 2017


Declining jurisdiction following arrest
Paper presented at the National University of Singapore Colloquium on the Arrest Conventions 1952 and 1999 by Justice Rares.
28 Nov 2016


Why Magna Carta still matters
Presented to the Judicial Conference of Australia Colloquium in Adelaide by Justice Rares
09 Oct 2015


Consistency and conflict - cross-border insolvency
A paper presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association in by Justice Rares
04 Sep 2015


Is access to justice a right or a service?
Presented at the Access to Justice - Taking the Next Steps Symposium, Monash University, by Justice Rares.
26 Jun 2015


Introductory remarks to Session on The Way Ahead
Presented to the Comité Maritime International 2015 Istanbul Colloquium.
08 Jun 2015


The modern place of arbitration - Celebration of the Centenary of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Presented to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in celebration of its Centenary at Sydney, by Justice Rares.
22 Apr 2015


Open and accessible courts: Community engagement, public education and awareness
A revised version of a speech given at the AIJA Cultural Diversity and the Law conference in Sydney by Justice Rares.
15 Mar 2015


Judicial review of administrative decisions - Should there be a 21st century rethink?
Presented at the "Administrative Law Master-class" seminar for CLE, UNSW, Sydney.
15 Oct 2014


Opening Remarks
Presented to the Future of Law Reporting in Australia Forum 2014 and 2014 Annual Conference of the Consultative Council of Australian Law Reporting by Justice Rares
30 May 2014


Competition, fairness and the courts
Presented to the Competition Law Conference by Justice Rares
24 May 2014


Judicial power and declarations of rights inconsistency
This paper is an edited version of a commentary given on 6 February 2013 at an Australian Association of Constitutional Law seminar, in relation to a paper presented by Prof Helen Irving, "State Jurisdictional Residue: What remains to a State Court when its Chapter III functions are exhausted?".
16 Oct 2013


Using the "hot tub" - how concurrent expert evidence aids understanding Issues
This paper has been updated from the version presented most recently at an IPSANZ lunchtime seminar at Gilbert & Tobin on 2 August 2013 and at the Judicial Conference of Australia Colloquium on 12 October 2013, and is to appear substantially in this form in the December 2013 edition of the Intellectual Property Forum.
12 Oct 2013


The far from Halcyon Isle: maritime liens, renvoi and conflicts of law
Paper presented at the 40th Annual MLAANZ Conference at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney on 19 September 2013 by Justice Rares.
19 Sep 2013


From Genesis to Revelation: the origin and scope of the Admiralty and Maritime Jurisdiction in the constitutions of the United States and Australia
Presented by Justice Rares at the International Commercial Law and Arbitration Conference, held at the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney.
22 Aug 2013


Striking the modern balance between freedom of contract and consumer rights
Presented by Justice Rares at the 14th International Association of Consumer Law Conference, held at the University of Sydney.
02 Jul 2013


Legality, rights and statutory interpretation
Presented by Justice Rares at the 2013 AGS Administrative Law Conference, Canberra.
20 Jun 2013


Commentary on "state jurisdictional residue" by Professor Helen Irving
Presented by Justice Rares to the Australian Association of Constitutional Law, Sydney
06 Feb 2013


An international convention on off-shore hydrocarbon leaks?
Presented by Justice Rares at the MLAANZ lunch time lecture held at the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney.
14 Oct 2012


Some issues that arise in arrests of ships
Presented by Justice Rares at the MLAANZ lunch time lecture held at the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney.
19 Sep 2012


The role of courts in arbitration
Presented by Justice Rares at the '2012 ADR in Australia and Beyond', the New South Wales Bar Association and Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration seminar.
04 Aug 2012


The future of law reporting in Australia forum - introductory remarks by the Hon. Justice Steven Rares
Speech delivered to 'The future of law reporting in Australia forum,' Brisbane.
02 Aug 2012


A Judge’s viewpoint: the role of pleading
The 2012 Judges’ Series - Practical Litigation in the Supreme Court and the Federal Court.
16 Jun 2012


Introductory remarks for the 2012 Competition Law Conference
Introduction to the 2nd session of 2012 Competition Law Conference.
05 May 2012


An international convention on off-shore hydrocarbon leaks?
Presented at the International Conference on Liability and Compensation Regime for Transboundary Oil Damage resulting from Offshore Exploration and Exploitation Activities, Bali.
21 Sep 2011


The Federal Court of Australia’s international arbitration list
This is a revision of a paper presented at the Senior Counsel Arbitration Seminar of the New South Wales Bar Association on 14 September 2011.
14 Sep 2011


Introductory remarks for the 2011 AMTAC Annual Address
Opening remarks by Justice Steven Rares
21 Jul 2011


Judicial intervention and caseflow management
Presented to the 2011 Access to Justice Conference
07 Jul 2011


The need for an international convention to deal with off-shore hydrocarbon leaks
A paper presented at the 2011 Biennial Mini Conference of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, Katoomba, NSW.
11 Mar 2011


What is a quality judiciary?
A revision of a paper presented at the 2010 Asia-Pacific Courts Conference, Singapore
04 Oct 2010


Using the “hot tub” - how concurrent expert evidence aids understanding issues
A paper presented at the New South Wales Bar Association Continuing Professional Development seminar: Views of the “Hot Tub” from the Bar and the Bench.
23 Aug 2010


The jury in defamation trials
Presented at the 2010 Defamation & Media Law Conference, Singapore.
25 Mar 2010


Expert evidence in copyright cases - concurrent expert evidence and the “hot tub”
Presented to the 14th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium, Sydney.
15 Oct 2009


International arbitration of admiralty and maritime disputes in Australia
Paper presented to the 36th Annual Conference of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand at Queenstown, New Zealand.
04 Sep 2009


What do Alan Bond, wildly wealthy women and s 52 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 have in common?
Presented at the University of New South Wales Continuing Legal Education Seminar: Defamation and Media Law Conference.
17 Mar 2009


The role of the intermediate appellate court after Farah Constructions
An edited version of a paper presented at the 4th Appellate Judges Conference of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration, Melbourne.
07 Nov 2008


The significance of the commercial jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Australia
Presented on 5 September 2008 for the Commercial Law Association’s 2008 Leading Edge Seminar Series.
05 Sep 2008


The onus of proof in a cargo claim - Articles III and IV of the Hague-Visby Rules and the UNCITRAL draft convention
Paper presented to the MIG/MLAANZ lecture series
23 Jul 2008


How the implied constitutional freedom of communication on government and political matter may require the development of the principles of open justice
Presented to the Judicial Conference of Australia Colloquium 2007, Sydney.
07 Oct 2007


Defamation and the Uniform Code
Paper presented at the 2006 Media Law Conference, Sydney.
26 Sep 2006


Blind justice: the pitfalls for administrative decision-making
Presented to the Council of Australasian Tribunals NSW Chapter Inc, 2006.
26 May 2006


Defamation: where the reforms have taken us uniform national laws and the Federal Court of Australia
Presented at the College of Law City 2006 Autumn Intensive.
29 Mar 2006


Uniform national laws and the Federal Court of Australia
Paper presented at the University of New South Wales law faculty "Defamation & Media Law Update 2006".
23 Mar 2006