The South Australian Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is delighted to invite you to the John William Perry AO QC Oration in 2019, to be held on Friday 30 August at the Published Arthouse, 11 Cannon St, Adelaide.

The Oration will follow the format of a “Great Debate”, with the topic: “The role of lawyers in modern society is in terminal decline.”

The “For” team will be Enzo Belperio (Barrister – Bar Chambers), Rachael Gray QC (Barrister – Victoria Square Chambers) and The Honourable Justice Samuel Doyle (Supreme Court of South Australia).

The “Against” team will be William Boucaut QC (Barrister – Len King Chambers), Mark Livesey QC (Barrister – Bar Chambers) and The Honourable Justice Natalie Charlesworth (Federal Court of Australia).

The adjudicator is The Honourable Chief Justice Chris Kourakis (Supreme Court of South Australia).

The Honourable Justice Melissa A Perry (Federal Court of Australia) is Speaker.

The event will commence at 6:45pm for a 7:15pm start, followed by a seated dinner.

To book and pay online to attend the Oration, visit

Tickets are $130 for HAL Members, $150 for Non-Members and $120 for Students. RSVP by Monday, 20 August 2019.

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For more information contact Louis Leventis at or call (08) 8410 0008

See the flyer here: SA_Perry_2019