Free Public Lecture
Level 10, Woodward Conference Centre
Woodward Conference Centre
10th Floor, 185 Pelham Street
Annual Tax Lecture 2019
This lecture by the Honourable Justice Jennifer Davies will examine the challenges for certainty and consistency in the application of Australia's tax laws posed by the increasingly international commercial environment and changing legislative framework in response to the globalisation of tax policy.
The Melbourne Law School Tax Group is delighted to host this 14th Annual Tax Lecture. The Annual Tax Lecture is presented by leading lights in the tax world and aims to discuss fundamental issues of taxation law in its legal, economic and social context.
Foyer reception starts at 5.30pm and formalities commence at 6.00pm.
The Honourable Justice Davies
Federal Court of Australia
The Hon. Justice Jennifer Davies was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia in July 2013 and is the national coordinating judge of the Taxation Practice Area. Prior to her appointment, she was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria in the Trial Division. Justice Davies graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws in 1978 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1980. She was appointed Senior Counsel for Victoria in 2004, and while at the Bar, Justice Davies practised in corporations, revenue, commercial and administrative law. She is a former President of the Tax Bar Association and Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Victorian Bar. Justice Davies is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne lecturing in postgraduate courses and is on the board of the International Association of Tax Judges.