National Commercial Law Seminar Series
- 11 November 2020 at 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
- Online via Zoom
- Register here:
Session title: Model Defamation Provision Amendments 2020 – much needed reform or missed opportunity?
This seminar will examine the Model Defamation Provision Amendments 2020 that have been approved by the Council of Attorneys- General and are expected to be enacted by each of the States and Territories in the coming months. They contain significant amendments, including a new serious harm threshold, more stringent requirements for the initiation of proceedings, a new public interest defence and amendments to clarify the operation of the cap on damages.
Chair: The Hon Justice Michael Wheelahan
Judge, Federal Court of Australia
Georgina Schoff QC
Barrister, Victoria Bar
Partner, Thomson Geer
Partner, HWL Ebsworth
Who should attend?
Barristers, solicitors and interested clients are encouraged to attend.
This webinar is held in conjunction with
- Janice Hugo
- 03 9905 3327