Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Society aims to bring together scholars, lawyers and the general public interested in Legal History. It sponsors lectures, competitions, research projects and a variety of seminars and discussion groups.

Please view our section About Us for information concerning our Council members.

Sir Francis Forbes was the first Chief Justice of Francis_Forbes_colourNew South Wales and worked hard to establish the legal framework for the new colony. Further details are in our Biography Section.

MEMBERSHIP 2018 / 2019

Membership Information and forms for the 2018/2019 year are available in the Membership page above or click on the following links:

 FFS Membership Cover Letter 18-19

FFS Membership application – renewal 18-19

The Society welcomes donations to support research activities, such as  that outlined in the Current Research Page of this Website. Anyone wishing to donate should download the following form: Forbes Fund Donation Form