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The New Defamation Law: 2021 and Beyond
August 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pmAUD25.00
On 27 July 2020, the Council of Attorneys-General approved the Model Defamation Amendment Provisions (MDAPs) and agreed that all jurisdictions will enact and commence the amendments as soon as possible. Following a keynote address and brief Q&A session with the NSW Attorney-General, a panel of defamation experts will lead a discussion of the key changes you need to be aware of, remaining areas for reform and their thoughts about where to from here.
The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP, Attorney-General of New South Wales
The Hon. Justice John Robertson Sackar, Supreme Court of New South Wales
Associate Professor Jason Bosland, Director of the Centre for Media and Communications Law, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Law School
Marlia Saunders, Senior Litigation Counsel at News Corp Australia
Lyndelle Barnett, Leading Defamation Barrister, Level 22 Chambers, Sydney
Robert Todd, Partner at Ashurst