May 2019

SA: Recent Developments in Elder Law Seminar – 16 May 2019

  • 16 May, 2019
  • 400 King William Street, Adelaide

The South Australian Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is delighted to host the following continuing professional development seminar: “Recent Developments in Elder Law”.

It will be delivered by Dr Chris Bleby SC, Solicitor General of South Australia and Mr Mark Livesey QC, Bar Chambers.

In view of the ageing population in South Australia, there will be an increased need for legal practitioners to be aware of legal developments relating to the elderly and infirm, and example of which includes the decision of BC v Public Advocate [2018] SASC 193, and the appeal to the Full Court pertaining to the treatment of an individual who suffers from an infirmity, and the rights of such person within a secure residential facility.

It will be held at Wallmans Lawyers Boardroom Level 5, 400 King William Street, Adelaide on Thursday, 16 May 2019, starting at 5:00pm for a 5:15pm start to 6:30pm ( CPD: 1 hour ).

Tickets are $50 for HAL Members; $40 for Students $40; and $80 for Non-Members.

To book and pay online visit

April 2019

WA: HAL Chapter Information Evening – 4 April 2019

  • 4 April, 2019
  • Jackson McDonald Lawyers, Level 17, 225 St Georges Terrace , Western Australia

The Western Australian Chapter of HAL will hold a Members Only information evening from 5pm on 4 April 2019.

The information evening will be held in the offices of Jackson McDonald Lawyers, Level 17 , 225 St Georges Terrace, Western Australia.

It will provide an opportunity to find out more about the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association, thank Mr Wayne Martin AC QC for his support of HAL as the outgoing WA Chapter Patron and thank the new HAL WA Chapter Patron Chief Justice Quinlan.

Go to Trybooking to reserve your place at this event.

There is no charge for this members only event, with drinks afterwards.

Those interested in joining HAL or renewing a lapsed membership can find out more at this link.

Contact HAL WA Chapter Chair George Georgiou on (08) 9227 7866 for more information.

March 2019

QLD: Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture and Tour – 15 March 2019

  • 15 March, 2019
  • Conference Centre, Supreme Court Library, Level 12, QEII Courts of Law, 415 George Street, Brisbane

The Honourable Justice James Douglas will deliver a lecture on Sir Harry Gibbs, followed by a short tour of the Sir Harry Gibbs Heritage Centre.

It will be held on Friday, 15 March 2019 commencing at 5:30pm to 7:30 including light refreshments.

The venue is the Conference Centre, Supreme Court Library, Level 12, QEII Courts of Law, 415 George Street, Brisbane.

This is a HAL members only event and there is no cost for current financial members of HAL. The annual fee for a HAL Ordinary Member is $50, or $20 for students, so become a member of HAL or renew your membership to attend the event.

Go to to reserve your tickets.

RSVP date is 1 March 2019.

For more information, contact Nicholas Andreatidis QC, (07) 3008 4967 or