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NZLLA Conference 2017

Posted 17/03/2017

The 2017 New Zealand Law Librarians’ Conference is coming!

Date: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th September 

Venue: The Boatshed, Wellington Waterfront

 

Our theme for 2017: Embracing the future - diversity and innovation 

 

The Conference Committee are delighted to announce our three keynote speakers:

 Una Jagose

Solicitor General since February 2016, Una leads the Crown Law Office and is the professional head of the Government’s 800-plus team of in-house lawyers. Una joined Crown Law in 2002, was team leader of the Public Law Group from 2007, and appointed Deputy Solicitor-General in 2013. Una was Acting-Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau from 2015-2016.  Before joining Crown Law Una  was Chief Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Fisheries.

Julia Whaipooti

Chair of JustSpeak and passionate advocate for social change and access to justice. Julia has been involved in the Community Law movement for the past seven years as a volunteer, advocate, lawyer, and until recently as the Kaitakawaenga / National Māori Coordinator. You can follow Julia on Twitter @Jubes11 or read more about the work she does for JustSpeak at http://www.justspeak.org.nz/

Andrew Butler

Distinguished lawyer, legal scholar and a leading authority in public law, human rights protection, judicial review, and trusts and equity. Andrew, along with co-author Sir Geoffrey Palmer, has recently published A Constitution of Aotearoa New Zealand, aimed at stimulating debate about New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements. Find out more at http://constitutionaotearoa.org.nz/

 

Registration details will be available shortly. In the meantime make sure you diary the 7th and 8th of September!

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to get in touch: nicole.cottrell@charteredaccountantsanz.com

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