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Farewell Dinner for Judge Warwick Neville

The ACT Law Society's Family Law Committee requests the pleasure of your company at a farewell dinner to celebrate the career of Judge Warwick Neville as he finishes his service at the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. 

Judge Warwick Neville was appointed to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia in 2007, has a diverse legal and academic background. He holds a PhD from the ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance, focusing on access to medicines under the PBS. Before his appointment, he was a commercial litigation partner at Norton Smith and a law academic at ANU. 

His Honour has handled various cases across Commonwealth jurisdictions, including migration appeals, human rights disputes, family law, bankruptcy, and intellectual property. Significant cases include Banerji v Bowles, addressing freedom of political communication, and Lackey and Mae, warning against the misuse of social media in custody battles​. 


  • When: 6.30pm - 10.30pm, Wednesday 17 July 2024
  • Where: The Boat House, Grevillea Park, Menindee Dr, Barton ACT 2600
  • Dress: Smart casual
  • Partners most welcome
  • Cost: Members $170 per person, Non-members $190 per person (includes a three course meal and all drinks)
  • RSVP by 12pm Wednesday 10 July 2024

Tables seat 8 people. 

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Member ticket $170.00(GST incl.) Register
Non-member ticket $190.00(GST incl.) Register
Table of 8 Ticket $1,300.00(GST incl.) Register



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