The retirement of the Chief Justice in 2019 will be marked with a conference in Auckland. Save the date for 31 Jan, 1 Feb 2019 when distinguished international and NZ speakers will explore tradition and direction in the law. The conference will be organised by the LRF with support from the Law Foundation.
Justice Rosalie Abella, Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada
Professor Stuart Banner, Norman Abrams Professor of Law, UCLA
Professor Richard Boast QC, Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
Justice Manuel José Cepeda, President of the International Association of Constitutional Law and former President of the Constitutional Court of Colombia
Hon Sir Kenneth Keith, retired Judge of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand
Hon Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia
Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE, former Chief Justice High Court of Australia
Professor Janet McLean, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland
Justice Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, Oxford University and formerly of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
Professor Paul Rishworth QC, Crown Law
Laureate Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
Professor Jeremy Waldron, School of Law, New York University
Professor Christina Voight, University of Oslo
Professor Peter Watts QC, Barrister, Bankside Chambers
The conference will be chaired by Dr Andrew Butler, Chair of the New Zealand Law Foundation.
This is the principal opportunity for the New Zealand legal profession to acknowledge the Chief Justice upon her retirement. The conference will be held at the Fisher and Paykel Auditorium, University of Auckland, and will close with a dinner on Friday 1 February 2019 at the Auckland museum.
Further details about the conference programme will be circulated shortly. To pre-register please go to LRF or email firstname.lastname@example.org.