Justice Neville Owen to deliver inaugural David Malcolm Memorial Lecture

24 September 2015

Former Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, The Honourable Professor Neville Owen, will deliver the inaugural The Honourable David Malcolm Annual Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 13 October 2015 at The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus.

The lecture is in remembrance of The Honourable David Malcolm AC QC, a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, University Governor and member of academic staff in the School of Law, Fremantle, as a Professor of Law from 2006-2010 and Adjunct Professor from 2011. He passed away in 2014.

Professor Owen, also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Law, will deliver his lecture on the topic: ‘Surviving Sisyphus: Justice, Judges and Jaundice’.

“This annual event is dedicated to the life and work of Professor Malcolm as an eminent jurist, scholar and legal practitioner, as well as the significant contributions he made to the law profession, community and civil society,” Professor Doug Hodgson, Dean of the School of Law, Fremantle, said.

“We are delighted to have Professor Owen, a close friend of Professor Malcolm, deliver the first lecture in this series. Through these lectures, we hope to pay tribute to and celebrate Professor Malcolm’s enduring legacy.”

These lectures are free of charge and open to members of the School of Law, the University and the general public.

Event details
Date: Tuesday 13 October 2015
Time: 6pm – followed by refreshments
Venue: The University of Notre Dame Australia – Michael Keating Room (ND42)
Corner of High and Cliff Streets, Fremantle

For more information and to register your attendance, please visit nd.edu.au/events.

MEDIA CONTACT
Leigh Dawson: Tel (08) 9433 0569; Mob 0405 441 093; leigh.dawson@nd.edu.au