At 12PM the 2nd of May 2012, Justice Gray will present a staff seminar on the topic: 'Byrnes v Kendle in the High Court'
'Byrnes v Kendle in the High Court'
Time: 12PM - 1:00PM
Date: 2 May 2012
Location: Law School Staff Room, Sandy Bay Campus
Justice Gray will discuss the significance of the recent High Court decision in Byrnes v Kendle (2011) 243 CLR 253, involving a consideration of its implications in trust law in both the principles of construction and reviewing Commissioner of Stamp Duties (Qld) v Jolliffe (1920) 28 CLR 178.
Justice Gray was admitted to the Supreme Court and the High Court in 1969. He worked in general legal practice for more than ten years before joining Bar Chambers in 1981 where he practised in the areas of common law, commercial law and equity. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1984. In 2000, he was appointed the 67th South Australian Supreme Court Judge. Justice Gray has made a marked contribution to legal education and training. He has published various articles in legal books and journals and maintains a keen interest in legal and social issues. He is a Past President of the John Bray Law Chapter of the Adelaide University Alumni and currently the Chair of the Law Society Advocacy Committee, the Chair of the Advisory Board - Adelaide University Law School, the inaugural patron of the Young Lawyers Committee, Board member of the South Australian Law Reform Institute and a Judicial Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Justice Gray is an accredited CJEI judicial educator.