On 19 October 2018 the Banco Court was at capacity to once again honour Alexander Christy Freeleagus.
This was the fourth Clayton Utz Alexander Christy Freeleagus Oration. The first Oration, in 2015, was delivered by Justice Emilios Kyrou.
HAL had the privilege of having the Hon Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC and the Hon Justice Patrick Keane AC, both Justices of the High Court of Australia, deliver the Orations in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
This year, those attending witnessed a remarkable Oration delivered by the Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff.
Justice Sofronoff delivered a fascinating Oration titled “The Influence of Hellenistic Philosophy upon Christianity”.
The Hon Justice Philippides, HAL Queensland Chapter Patron, provided interesting closing remarks on the paper.
The Queensland Chapter Chair of HAL, Mr Mal Varitimos QC, thanked all for attending, as well as the generosity of Clayton Utz for once again sponsoring the event.
Papers from the event
- The Hon. Justice Walter Sofronoff, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal, Queensland HAL Chapter Alexander Christy Freeleagus Oration, titled “The Influence of Hellenistic Philosophy upon Christianity”, 19 October 2018.
- The Hon Justice Philippides, Judge of the Queensland Court of Appeal & HAL Queensland Chapter Patron, Closing Remarks on the 2019 Alexander Christy Freeleagus Oration, 19 October 2018.