Class Actions Forum: Capital, Regulation and the Public Interest

Thursday, 15 July 2021

The Class Actions Committee from the Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section of the Law Council of Australia in conjunction with the Australian Academy of Law (AAL) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the Class Actions Forum to be held in the Federal Court in Sydney on the topic of Class Actions: Capital, Regulation and the Public Interest

Class Actions have been the subject of recent attention by Parliaments, the executive, law reform commissions and the courts, including two recent decisions of the High Court. Much of this attention has focused on the way Class Actions are funded, and the consequences of funding being available. 

Significant differences of view may be emerging as to how the public interest is best advanced when it comes to regulating class actions themselves, and the means by which the capital necessary to conduct them is made available. This seminar aims to take a deeper look at these issues.

This event will be held in person and also streamed online. 
 

Chair

                 John Sheahan QC
          Barrister, Banco Chambers

 

Speakers

             

                 Rebecca Gilsenan                                                    Justin Gleeson SC
       Principal, Maurice Blackburn                              Barrister, Banco Chambers

 

             

                        Jason Betts                                                         Susanna Taylor
    Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills                      Head of Investments, APC – LCM

 

Registration

Ticket Type Price
Standard Ticket Free
Standard Ticket (Online Only) Free

Please note, registration is free, however tickets are limited. Registration closes 13 July 2021.

For those who purchase the Standard Ticket (Online Only), prior to the event you will receive correspondence with details to log in to the online streaming platform. 
 

Contact

Travis Kotzur
Section Administrator
T. 02 6246 3722
E. travis.kotzur@lawcouncil.asn.au
 

Presented by

Event Details

Court 1, Federal Court of Australia, Level 21, Law Courts Building Queen’s Square, Sydney Hide map

Tickets

Standard Ticket Price: Free Register Now!
Standard Ticket (Online Only) Price: Free Register Now!

Read the Law Council's Event Terms and Conditions here.

Please note: The Law Council of Australia's website is not compatible with Internet Explorer, please use an alternative internet browser e.g. Google Chrome or Firefox. Please contact the Law Council of Australia if you continue to experience any difficulties when registering for an event.

Share