An expert understanding of the proper and constitutional role and function of government agencies and executive power is essential for practising public law. In conducting disputes, litigation and Public inquiries a complex matrix of issues is in play. Leading practitioners will analyse topics in the fields of: Government involvement in disputes, Agencies engaging in service delivery with new technology and issues in the conduct of public inquiries, all drawing on the underlying powers and principles of public administration, providing a session that will be of benefit for those working within the public sector or involved as a consultant or advisor.
1.30pm - Introduction from Chair - The Honourable Justice John BASTEN, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of New South Wales
1.35pm - Topic 1: Issues in Government Disputes and Litigation - Dr Ashley TSACALOS, Partner, Clayton Utz
2.30pm - Topic 2: Issues in Automated Decision-Making - Dominique HOGAN-DORAN SC
3.25pm - Afternoon Tea
3.45pm - Topic 3: A guide to public inquiries, for the inquisitors and the inquired into - Angus STEWART SC
4.25pm - Panel and Questions: Lessons from ICAC, Royal Commissions and other forms of inquiry - Justice BASTEN, Dominique HOGAN-DORAN SC & Angus STEWART SC
4.50 – 5.00 Review and close