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2018 Law Week

 

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Mon.

18 May 2018

   

IDENTIFYING LEGAL ISSUES FOR YOUR CLIENTS

  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Hilton Darwin - 32 Mitchell Street
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Mon.

18 May 2018

            THE GREAT DEBATE: JUNIOR V SENIOR LAWYERS
  • 5:30 pm for a 6:15 pm start
  • Darwin Supreme Court - State Square, Darwin; and the
  • Alice Springs Supreme Court - 14 Parsons St
  • Legal young guns challenge experienced members to a humorous yet hard-fought battle of linguistic wits on a nonsensical topic which is sure to provide much discussion. Adjudicated by a judge.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: NT Young Lawyers.

 

Tue.

15 May 2018

    BARRISTERS’ CHAMBERS OPEN DAY
  • 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Event is an Open Day at William Forster Chambers with information sessions about the Bar, Advocacy and Careers as a Barrister at 10 am, 11 am and 12 noon.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: William Forster Chambers.

 

Wed.

16 May 2018

   

A RESILIENT DARWIN? PEOPLE, CULTURE, LAW AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE NORTHERN CAPITAL | FORUM

  • 5:30–6:30 pm
  • Level 5, Lecture theatre, WFD 5.03, Charles Darwin University Waterfront Campus, Kitchener Drive
  • Networking from 5–7:00 pm
  • Discussion will focus on factors that make Darwin unique and how those can contribute to (or detract from) the city’s resilience.
  • Presentations will cover different themes; from disaster preparedness, Indigenous cultural survival, legal infrastructural / planning challenges, climate change and city ‘revitalisation’ projects.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: Charles Darwin University.

 

Thurs.

17 May 2018

   

DARWIN LUNCH

Special guest speaker Jonathon Hunyor, CEO, Public Interest Advisory Centre

  • 12 noon – 3 pm
  • Hilton – 32 Mitchell Street, Darwin City
  • $126.50 incl GST
  • Cost includes canapés, a 2-course meal and beverages
  • For payment and registration: [closed]
  • Bookings close Thursday 10 May 2018

 

Fri.

18 May 2018

   

KATHERINE LOCAL COURT: OPEN DAY & MOCK COURT

  • 8:30–10:30 am
  • Corner of Giles & First St
  • Tug of Law; Stallsholders; BBQ; Photo retrospective of NT courts.
  • 8:45 Court open house, including tours to the mural paintings in the court cells.
  • 9:00 Public Mock Court Hearing in Court 1. Demonstrated by the local legal profession and presided over by Judge Woodcock.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: Katherine Local Court.

 

Fri.

18 May 2018

    DARWIN SUPREME COURT: CAREERS IN LAW FORUM
  • 9–10:00 am
  • State Square, Darwin
  • Includes addresses from Chief Justice Michael Grant and Prosecutor Matthew Nathan.
  • School students and members of the general public are encouraged to attend.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: Supreme Court NT.

 

Fri.

18 May 2018

    ALICE SPRINGS SUPREME COURT: SCHOOL STUDENTS MOCK TRIAL
  • 2:00–5:00 pm
  • 14 Parsons St
  • School students and members of the general public are encouraged to attend.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: Alice Springs Supreme Court & Criminal Lawyers Association NT.

 

Fri.

18 May 2018

    ALICE SPRINGS DINNER

Special guest speaker Jonathon Hunyor, CEO, Public Interest Advisory Centre.

  • 7 – 10 pm
  • Mecure – 34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs
  • $110.00 incl GST
  • Cost includes a 3-course meal and beverages
  • For payment and registration: [closed]
  • Bookings close Thursday 10 May 2018

 

Sat.

19 May 2018

    DARWIN LOCAL COURT: OPEN DAY & PUBLIC SENTENCING FORUM

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  • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm 
  • Corner of Cavanagh & Bennett St
  • Stallholders; BBQ; NT Police free coffee and drinks; Photo retrospective of NT courts.
  • 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm and 2 pm Courthouse and cells tours. Departing from front security desk.
  • 12 noon Public Sentencing Forum Court 1. Curious about what a judge has to consider when they sentence someone? This forum will give insight into this with local experts and professionals demonstrating the sentencing process, putting the audience in the position of determining a sentencing.
  • Participants: Chief Judge Dr Lowndes, Deputy Chief Judge Morris, David Woodroffe, Tass Liveris, Jane Bochmann, and Dr Russell Marks.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: Darwin Local Court.

 

Sat.

19 May 2018

    TRIVIA NIGHT
  • 7:00 pm
  • Waratah Cricket Club
  • Family friendly event
  • Prizes
  • $33 incl GST per person
  • Buffet dinner, cash bar
  • Teams of 5-6 - Individuals will be allocated to a team
  • For payment and registration: [closed]
  • Host: Law Society NT.

 

Sun.

20 May 2018

    MARSH CRICKET MATCH: PRESIDENT'S XI V CHIEF JUSTICE'S XI
  • 1:00 pm
  • Gardens Oval
  • The Society’s President challenges the Chief Justice to a family-friendly stoush on the cricket pitch.
  • There will be a children’s cricket match held during the break.Children will be entertained by Hyper the Clown’s balloon twisting silliness and showbags.
  • Free to attend.
  • Host: Law Society NT.

 

 

 

  • Last Modified: Monday 21 May 2018.

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