Law Society’s Recent Activities

The Law Society is the peak representative body of the legal profession in Tasmania (read more here).

Below are some of things we’ve been up to:

Date Activity
 6/12/2017 Society launches 2018-2020 Strategic Plan.
6/12/2017 President met with the SRO in relation to administrative delays and other concerns affecting the profession.
1/12/2017 President and Executive Director attended CEO’s, President’s, COLS and Law Council of Australia Meetings, representing member and Tasmanian profession interests on a national level.
 29/11/2017 Mercury Online – media release quoted in relation to the Support of Judicial Appointment Process.
29/11/2017 Media Release on Support of Judicial Appointment Process.
23/11/2017 Executive Director interviewed by WIN re Phasing Out of Suspended Sentences Bill.
23/11/2017 President & Executive Director met with the Minister for Justice and discussed issues of interest.
22/11/2017 President interviewed by ABC radio re Phasing Out of Suspended Sentences Bill. Excerpt of interview on ABC radio news.
17/11/2017 President spoke at Annual Law Society Committees’ Dinner.
17/11/2017 President attended the Forum of Asbestos Free Tasmania  as Chair of the Law Foundation.
17/11/2017 President quoted in Mercury article on swearing in of Geason J re mandatory sentencing.
16/11/2017 Executive Director quoted in ABC news online article on phasing out of suspended sentences legislation.
16/11/2017 Media Release on Same Sex Marriage Survey.
16/11/2017 President spoke at swearing in of Justice Geason.
16/11/2017 Executive Director interviewed by and appeared on ABC television on Phasing Out of Suspended Sentences Bills.
16/11/2017 Executive Director briefed the Legislative Council on Mandatory Sentencing For Serious Sexual Offences Against Children, Assaults on Off Duty Police Officers and Phasing Out of Suspended Sentences Bills.
16/11/2017 President interviewed by ABC, WIN & Southern Cross on appointment of Geason J, number of judges and mandatory sentencing. President appeared on WIN and ABC news.