August 2019

SA: The John Perry AO QC Oration – 30 August 2019

  • 30 August, 2019
  • Published Arthouse

The South Australian Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is delighted to host the John William Perry AO QC Oration in 2019, to be held on Friday 30 August at the Published Arthouse, 11 Cannon St, Adelaide.

The Oration will follow the format of a “Great Debate”, with the topic: “The role of lawyers in modern society is in terminal decline”.

Download a flyer for more information on this Oration.

The “For” team will be Enzo Belperio (Barrister – Bar Chambers), Rachael Gray QC (Barrister – Victoria Square Chambers) and The Honourable Justice Samuel Doyle (Supreme Court of South Australia).

The “Against” team will be William Boucaut QC (Barrister – Len King Chambers), Mark Livesey QC (Barrister – Bar Chambers) and The Honourable Justice Natalie Charlesworth (Federal Court of Australia).

Adjudicator is The Honourable Chief Justice Chris Kourakis (Supreme Court of South Australia).

The Honourable Justice Melissa A Perry (Federal Court of Australia) is Speaker.

The event will commence at 6:45pm for a 7:15pm start, followed by a seated dinner.

To book and pay online to attend the Oration, visit

Tickets are $130 for HAL Members, $150 for Non-Members and $120 for Students.

To become a member of HAL, apply online at

RSVP by Monday, 20 August 2019.

For more information contact Louis Leventis at or call (08) 8410 0008

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.