Monthly Archives: September 2016

 The  four Legal History Seminars for 2018 have been:

  • Professor Wilf Prest, Lawyers and the law in the “Glorious Revolution” on Tuesday 24 April 2018 – Professor Prest’s most recent book Blackstone and His Critics is available through

  • The Honourable Arthur Emmett, The Roman Consensual Contracts: Sale, Hire and Partnership on Tuesday 15 May 2018

  • Professor Mark Lunney, History of the law of tort on Wednesday 19 June 2018

  •   The History of the Law of Commercial Arbitration delivered by the Chief Justice, the Hon T F Bathurst AC, on Thursday 18 October 2018 

    The 2018 Plunkett Lecture:

    The Attorney General of New South Wales, the Hon Mark Speakman SC MP, delivered the 2018 Plunkett Lecture on Monday, 29 October 

These tutorials and presentations are well worth while for experienced practitioners as well as those starting out on a legal career. Any member of the general public who wants to know more about how our legal system operates is welcome at these free presentations by some of the leading legal and academic professionals in the country

All tutorials were presented in the beautifully appointed Banco Court (on Level 13 of the Law Courts Building in Queen’s Square, Sydney). We are grateful to NSW Chief Justice Bathurst for his permission to use such an elegant and significant venue.