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AALA QLD Branch - Judicial Reflections and Diversity Event with Justice Patrick Keane AC of the High Court

  • 06 Oct 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (AEST)
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth Brisbane, Level 42, 111 Eagle St, Brisbane QLD 4000


  • Registrations open to the public at all times. Livestream link will be emailed to registrants before event begins.

2022 Judicial Reflections and Diversity Event

ONLINE attendance registration only

The Asian Australian Lawyers Association (AALA) Qld Branch and Corrs Chambers Westgarth invite you to join Mr Dominic Nguyen, barrister and President of the AALA Qld Branch, on the evening of Thursday, 6 October 2022 as he sits down with The Honourable Justice Patrick Keane AC to reflect on his Honour’s brilliant legal career, including his thoughts on the importance of inclusiveness and diversity within the legal profession. The discussion will be followed by closing remarks from AALA Qld Branch patron, Deputy Chief Magistrate Anthony Gett.

Although in-person attendance is sold out, we encourage you to register your online attendance to view the livestream (duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes) by clicking on the 'Register' button. Please see below for the commencement time appropriate for your location.

Online attendance registration for the livestream is open to members of the public. Please feel free to forward this invitation to your friends and colleagues from across Australia and the globe who may be interested in joining us for a unique discussion with Justice Patrick Keane, before his Honour retires as the 50th Justice of the High Court of Australia.

Online registration will close at 11:59pm (AEST) on 5 October 2022. Online attendees will receive the live-stream link by email on Thursday 6 October 2022 before the event commences.

Please email us with questions you would like to ask Justice Keane at qld@aala.org.au

Event Details

Date:   Thursday 6 October 2022

Time:   Livestream commencement time:

              4.00 pm AEWT/SGT (WA, Singapore)

5.30 pm ACST (NT)

6.00 pm AEST (QLD)

6.30 pm ACDT (SA)

7.00 pm AEDT (VIC, NSW, TAS and ACT)

9.00 pm NZDT (NZ)

Cost:    Free.

The Honourable Justice Patrick Keane AC

Justice Patrick Keane AC was the first in his family to study at university. His Honour is a graduate of The University of Queensland and the University of Oxford, where he placed first in the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL). He was called to the Queensland Bar in 1977 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1988. He was the Solicitor-General for Queensland from 1992 to 2005. His Honour has served as a Justice of Appeal in the Queensland Court of Appeal and as Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia. In March 2013, he was appointed to the High Court of Australia.

The AALA Qld Branch gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Corrs Chambers Westgarth in hosting this event, a part of our annual Judicial Diversity Panel event series held in collaboration with Corrs Chambers Westgarth since 2019.

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