Date(s) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
We are delighted to invite you to the 2021 Whitmore Lecture, to be delivered by the Hon Virginia Bell AC and titled Balancing informality with natural justice and the work of Tribunals.
The lecture will be held on Wednesday 21 April 2021, 5.30 – 7pm at Court 1, Queens Square Law Courts Building, 184 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000.
With a very limited capacity due to COVID, the lecture will be simultaneously available via Microsoft Teams to our wider membership and colleagues. We will therefore confirm in-person tickets in due course closer to the date, and dependent on current COVID requirements at that time.
Please Book Online below. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY MS TEAMS TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. IN-PERSON ALLOCATION IS AT CAPACITY.
The Hon Virginia Bell AC
Virginia Bell was appointed to the Court in February 2009. At the time of her appointment she was a judge of the New South Wales Court of Appeal. She graduated from the University of Sydney as a Bachelor of Laws in 1977. After seven years as a solicitor with the Redfern Legal Centre, she was admitted to the New South Wales Bar in 1984 and was appointed a Senior Counsel in 1997. Justice Bell practised as a public defender between 1986 and 1989 before returning to the private Bar. Between 1994 and 1997 she was a counsel assisting the Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service. Justice Bell was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in March 1999. She served as president of the Australian Institute of Judicial Administration 2006 to 2008.
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