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The New ICAC and its Implications for Lawyers

The appointment of South Australia’s new Independent Commissioner against Corruption was announced in February 2013, and he recently took up his position. The Commissioner, Bruce Lander QC, is charged with identifying, investigating and dealing with serious or systemic corruption in public administration. The role also incorporates preventing or minimising corruption, misconduct and maladministration in public administration through education and evaluation of practices, policies and procedures. This seminar will provide an opportunity for lawyers to hear the Commissioner speak about the new ICAC and the role of lawyers.

Presenter: Hon Bruce Lander QC

The Honourable Bruce Lander QC is South Australia‚Äôs first Independent Commissioner Against Corruption. He was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia in March 1969. He practised as a solicitor until 1981 when he signed the Bar roll. In 1986 he was appointed one of Her Majesty’s Counsel. In November 1994 he was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia. He remained a Judge of that Court until he was appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia on 14 July 2003. In January 2004 he was appointed an additional Judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory. In December 2008 he was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island. In November 2005 he was appointed a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a term of 5 years and was reappointed in 2010 for a further term.

Date: Thursday, 24 October 2013
Time: 7.30 am – 8.40 am
Breakfast: A buffet continental breakfast will be served, accompanied by tea, coffee and juice
Venue: National Wine Centre (Cnr North Tce and Hackney Road)
Parking: Parking is available along Hackney Road and Plane Tree Drive after the first
Parking Bay. Charges will apply.
Cost: $130 – Standard ticket
$110 – Alumni ticket
*$75 – Young lawyers discount ticket (for those who have been admitted for less than 3 years)
$40 – Adelaide GDLP Students

The event will attract 1 CPD point.

Please RSVP by 22 October 2013 here

Information about other CPD events in the Adelaide Law School Breakfast Seminar Series is available here

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