18 December 2020

New South Wales Lawyers Admission - A Virtual Celebration

Published on 18 December 2020

Admission to the Supreme Court of New South Wales a is a culmination of all your hard work over the past few years and a fantastic achievement of which to be very proud.


While we couldn't be there to congratulate you in person, we wanted to help mark this milestone.


The College of Law is proud to sponsor Amicus Curiae's Virtual Celebration for 2020 Admissions in New South Wales.


Join us for a virtual admission celebration recognising Victorian lawyers who have been, or will be, admitted to the legal profession ‘on the papers’ in 2020.


A panel of brilliant legal professionals will share their advice for new lawyers starting their career in the law.



 Friday 18 December 2020

3.00pm - 4.00pm



All registered attendees will be sent a link to tune in to the live event




Stephen Scarlett OAM

Mr Scarlett served as a Judge in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Senior Children’s Magistrate in the Children’s Court of New South Wales and Magistrate in the Local Court of New South Wales. Currently, Mr Scarlett is a barrister and an accredited mediator.


The Hon. Margaret Beazley AC QC

Her Excellency is the 39th Governor of New South Wales. Prior to her appointment as Governor, Her Excellency was the first woman to sit exclusively as a judge in the Federal Court of Australia and to be appointed as the President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.


Greg Smith SC

Mr Smith served as former New South Wales Attorney General, Minister for Justice, Member for Epping and Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Currently, Mr Smith practices criminal law as a barrister and appears in environmental prosecutions, commissions of inquiry, disciplinary tribunals and inquests.


Prof. Larissa Behrendt AO

Professor Behrendt is a Eualeyai/Kamillaroi woman and the Professor of Law and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology, Sydney. Professor Behrendt also serves as a Land Commissioner at the NSW Land and Environment Court and is the Alternate Chair of the Serious Offenders Review Board.

Former Justice of the High Court of Australia and human rights advocate, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, will also be giving a special message.


The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG