NT: Chapter Oration by The Hon Michael Grant, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Northern Territory – 21 September 2018

Provisions of the Constitution relevant to citizenship were central to the theme of the recent  inaugural Oration of the NT Chapter of HAL

The Oration was delivered by the Hon Michael Grant, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Northern Territory on 21 September 2018.

A large audience of HAL members and guests enjoyed his Honour’s Oration titled “Exclusion from Representative Office on the Basis of Allegiance, Obedience or Adherence to a Foreign Power” at the Northern Territory Supreme Court in Darwin, including from interstate Maria Barbayannis, Australian Vice president of HAL and her husband, Michael Barbayannis.

HAL member Mr Tass Liveris, introduced the Hon Chief Justice, Michael Grant and delivered a speech of welcome to those attending at the inaugural NT Chapter Oration, highlighting an important purpose of the Association and that is to provide continuing legal education and the exchange of legal information.

Following the Oration guests enjoyed a drinks and canapé reception in the  Supreme Court foyer.

The evening was a success!

HAL NT Chapter Chair Ms Suzi Kapetas also briefly addressed those at the Reception.

Papers from the event

The Hon. Michael Grant, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, NT Chapter Oration titled “Exclusion from Representative Office on the Basis of Allegiance, Obedience or Adherence to a Foreign Power”, 21 September 2018.

Pictures from the Event

NT: Leading jurist and Philhellene speaking at Rhodes Conference

The Top End’s long and enduring association with Greece continues with NT Chief Justice Michael Grant on the speakers’ list for next year’s inaugural HAL Legal Conference in Rhodes.

At the ceremonial sitting for the Honourable Chief Justice Grant, His Honour made reference to the “very significant and positive contribution the Greek expatriate community has made to the Northern Territory, particularly the Top End.”

Chief Justice Grant’s involvement in the Conference is recognition of the growth of the Chapter in the Territory, and the credibility of the Association.

The Northern Territory Chapter is currently planning an event for 2018, further details of which will be announced soon.

Read more about the speakers at the Rhodes Conference.

NT launches HAL Chapter – 9 October 2015

HAL held its first event in the NT as part of HAL’s commitment to a national vision for the Association and developing a vibrant nationwide membership.

Chief Justice Riley is the Northern Territory Patron of HAL.

The event was held in Darwin on Friday 9 October 2015 in the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Supreme Court building, State Square, Darwin. For further information, please contact Suzi Kapetas on (08) 8981 4477  or j_sneil@bigpond.com.

Pictures of the Event