Speeches by Former Judges of the Court:

Justice Middleton 

Assessing the future: The challenge of running competition cases
Presented by Justice Middleton at the 17th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop, 'Competition law: The penicillin of public policy?'
19 Oct 2019

The life of the trial judge – what has or is changing?
Speech at The Samuel Griffith Society 2019 Thirty-First Conference by Justice Middleton
11 Aug 2019

The rise of the international commercial court
Presented at the 2018 Hong Kong International Commercial Law Conference, by Justice Middleton.
21 Sep 2018

Concurrent expert evidence: still flavour of the month?
Presented at the 2018 IPSANZ Annual Conference by Justice Middleton.
09 Sep 2018

What will the Australian Competition Tribunal do now without Limited Merits Review?
Presented to the Federal Court by Justice Middleton
31 May 2018

Some reflections of a 'statutory decision-maker' on consensual international commercial arbitration
Presented by Justice Middleton at the Inaugural annual Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) & Grossi Florentino business lunch.
28 Jul 2016

Random observations of a Southern Judge or what does sports law have in common with patent law?
Presented at the IPSANZ Dinner, Brisbane.
23 Oct 2014

Comparative law in practice – a Timor-Leste experience
Lecture given at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, delivered by Justice Middleton.
01 May 2014

Statutory interpretation - Mostly common sense?
Presented at the Melbourne University Law Review Annual Lecture.
14 Apr 2014

The skilled addressee
Delivered by Justice Middleton at the 26th Annual Conference of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.
09 Sep 2012

Advocacy - where to now?
Delivered by Justice Middleton to the 2011 Victorian Bar Conference
05 Mar 2011

Commentary by Justice John Middleton on 'International commercial arbitration - the role of the courts; the enforcement of arbitration awards and anti-arbitration injunctions' By Justice Clyde Croft and Bronwyn Lincoln
Delivered to the International Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference by Justice Middleton.
27 Nov 2009

The Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Act 2008 (Cth) and s 46 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) - will anything really change?
Delivered to the Twentieth Annual Workshop of the Competition Law and Policy Institute of New Zealand by Justice Middleton.
08 Aug 2009

Reflections on progress in East Timor
Luncheon Talk at the Oxford University Society in Victoria.
11 Sep 2008

The attainment of justice - with particular emphasis on the Federal Court
Presented by Justice Middleton to the Annual North Queensland Law Association Conference 2008, Mackay, Queensland.
30 May 2008

Expert economic evidence
Presented by Justice Middleton at the 5th Annual University of South Australia Trade Practices Workshop.
20 Oct 2007

Ceremonial sitting of the Full Court for the swearing in and welcome of the Honourable Justice Middleton
Transcript of proceedings
07 Aug 2006