Law Society 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
6/2/2020 Executive Director attended professional indemnity insurance scheme claims review with scheme claims manager Fleur Dewhurst, Society broker Graham Vasileff and representatives from Vero and CGU insurance
4/2/2020 Litigation committee meeting
3/2/2020 Property law committee meeting
3/2/2020 Executive Director and Criminal Committee Chair Ian Arendt met with Brooke Craven, Director Strategic Legislation and Policy, Department of Justice to discuss proposed amendments to section 194K of the Evidence Act and to Dangerous Criminal legislation
29/1/2020 President spoke to the Examiner about Productivity Commission data on delays in Tasmanian courts
29/1/2020 Immediate Past President spoke to ABC television about Productivity Commission data on delays in Tasmanian courts
23/1/2020 Executive Committee held
22/1/2020 President provided a statement to Win TV and spoke to the Advocate on TLRI report on juries, the internet and social media. Story in Advocate and Examiner
18/1/2020 President and Executive Director attended the attraction and retention working group strategic planning day, facilitated by Melissa Lyon at Staffordshire House
17/1/2020 President and Executive Director attended the north west new year drinks in Devonport
15/1/2020 TLRI Media launch of Final Report No. 29, Review of the Judicial Review Act (Tas)
6/1/2020 President and Executive Director attended the north west new year drinks in Devonport
6/1/2020 President and Executive Director attended the attraction and retention working group strategic planning day, facilitated by Melissa Lyon at Staffordshire House