|Speaker||Fiona J. Alpins, Barrister, Victorian Bar|
|Date||4 Mar 2020|
Professional Skills: 1.0
Recent Trends and Current Approaches to Statutory Interpretation
Our presenter will outline the current state of statutory interpretation including recent trends and current approaches to statutory interpretation, with reference to recent case law.
This session will include:
- reading statutory text the right way – why does it matter in your work?
- some lessons from the High Court – text, context and purpose;
- what to do and what to avoid;
- some tips for persuading a court or tribunal to adopt your client’s contended construction.
It’s statutory interpretation – but not as you know it!
Presented by: Fiona J. Alpins, Barrister, Victorian Bar
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