This section contains papers delivered at seminars and other events hosted by the Federal Court of Australia.

MLAANZ / Federal Court of Australia Lunchtime Lecture

Salvage learnings from the Thor Commander

24 July 2019, Sydney

Justice Angus Stewart, Judge of the Federal Court of Australia

Audio - 28 mb*

* Note: There is some background noise in the audio recording and a gap from 11:40 to 15:30

Increased regulation of litigation funding - a timely crackdown or a regulatory 'solution' in search of a problem?

9 April 2018, Melbourne

Chair: The Hon. Justice Bernard Murphy, Judge of the Federal Court of Australia

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Deborah Hensler, John W Ford. Professor of Dispute Resolution at Stanford Law School, Stanford, California.
  • Justice Sarah Derrington, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission and Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.


  • Andrew Watson, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
  • Jason Betts, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Hugh McLer non, Bentham IMF Litigation Funding
  • Susan Dunn, Harbour Litigation Funding
  • Professor Vicki Waye, University of South Australia

Download full seminar audio - 195 MB

Australian Academy of Law Annual Lecture WA Chapter Lecture

Rationality and reason in administrative law - Would a roll of the dice be just as good?

29 November 2017, Perth

The Hon R French AC

Tax Bar Association

The ethical considerations of alleging conscious maladministration or improper purpose

24 March 2017

Andrew de Wijn, Daniel Diaz

PowerPoint (283 kb) | Accessible text version





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