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Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Terror Presidency: Executive Lawyering during National Crises

The Terror Presidency: Executive Lawyering during National Crises by Professor Jack Goldsmith DATE Wednesday, 7 December TIME 1:00pm VENUE Room GO3, Napier Building, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace Professor Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches and writes about national security law, presidential power, cybersecurity, international law, internet […]

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Menzies scholarship awarded to Adelaide Law School graduate

Eleanor Mitchell, an Adelaide Law School graduate and past University Medallist, has been awarded a 2012 Sir Robert Menzies Foundation Scholarship. Eleanor will undertake a Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford in 2012. A University Medallist in 2009, Eleanor is currently an Associate to Justice Jayne Jagot of the Federal Court of […]

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BILS/UBC Workshop on Stigma in Insolvency

On 17 January at the University of British Columbia, BILS will co-host (with the Annual Review of Insolvency Law, based at UBC) a one-day workshop on the Impact of Stigma in Insolvency, which will be chaired by Professor Janis Sarra (BILS Advisory Board), and commentator will be Emeritus Professor Jacob Ziegel, University of Toronto. Associate […]

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An advertised post: ASIC Commissioner (Insolvency)

  ASIC on 20th October announced that Michael Dwyer, was retiring as Commissioner after three busy years. Mr Dwyer’s experience in the insolvency industry has coincided with the GFC, and with the Senate Inquiry into Liquidators, Administrators. Like the ASIC Chair, we pay tribute to Mr Dwyer’s efforts (particularly as a former Adelaide practitioner) and […]

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Advanced Contract Law Conference co-hosted by Adelaide Law School

On Friday 11 November 2011 the Adelaide Law School and the Law Society of South Australia co-hosted a highly successful conference on Advanced Contract Law. An appreciative group of legal practitioners attended the day-long event, which featured visiting experts Prof John Carter (Sydney University) and Prof James Devenney (Exeter University), as well as the Law […]

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Celtic Tiger refugees and their debt tail

As I sit in my University sabbatical office in mid-west Ireland, surrounded by the signs of an economy staggering, my office door opens and my office neighbour introduces herself and then starts, “I have a friend….” Well this friend, her husband and two children have left Ireland and gone to Australia, but they have a […]

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