The Crown as a Model Litigant in Civil Litigation
Speakers: Michael O’Farrell SC, Solicitor General, Office of the Solicitor General
- Video and Audio - online
- PowerPoint - in PDF
Delivered at the Law Society Litigation Convention, Cradle Mountain October 2019
CPD Guide: 1 PS
• The source of the obligation
• The Tasmanian guidelines
• The problem with fairness
• Technical points
• Case studies
• Professional consequences
• A need for a proper factual foundation
• Enforcement options
About the Speaker:
Michael O’Farrell SC, Solicitor General, Office of the Solicitor General
Mr O’Farrell SC has been Solicitor General of Tasmania since 1 September 2014. He graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1982. He was a partner of Dobson Mitchell Allport before joining the Tasmanian Bar in 2002. He was appointed silk in 2009. He is a former President of the Tasmanian Bar, and Vice-President of the University Bar Club.
Michael maintains a keen interest in legal education. He has regularly instructed at the Tasmanian Legal Training Program. He is a current member of the Tasmanian Board of Legal Education. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law.
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