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UOWD Hosts Public Lecture on the Legal Profession

Tuesday, 22 November, 2005

UOWD will host a Public Lecture today at 3:30pm in the James W Langridge Auditorium (Block 15, Knowledge Village). The lecture, titled "Abetting or Abusing Clients: The Role of Legal Professional Organisations will be presented by Dr Richard Worth, MP. Dr Worth is currently a Member of the New Zealand Parliament the Shadow Minister of Justice. He was partner and later Chairman of New Zealands largest law firm, Simpson Grierson, specialising in commercial litigation with an emphasis on public law. Dr Worth is also a member of the Council of Legal Education, appointed by the Governor General. His lecture will focus on the role of legal professionals and professional organizations in the global society. The lecture is open to all and no prior registration is necessary.