President’s Dinner 2017: Opening Address
"Tonight we reflect on the work of the Law Council this year – and acknowledge all of those who have contributed this year.
Some of you here have contributed the benefit of your time and your energies and expertise over many, many years and I am very grateful.
This is the first time we have invited parliamentary guests in recognition of the close working relationship we have enjoyed with each of you and the staff of your offices.
Assisting you as we can to develop good laws, and good policies..."
Speech delivered by Fiona McLeod SC, President, Law Council of Australia at the Law Council's President's Dinner 2017, Canberra. Read full speech below.