Learning & events

Online | CPD event | The task of formulating decisions and writing reasons

with The Hon. Robert McDougall QC

Wednesday 12 August 2020 | Online

The speaker will discuss his approach to this task when a judge, and asks to what extent that and similar approaches might for work for awards, EDs etc.


About the presenter

The Hon Robert McDougall QC

Robert graduated with Honours in Arts in 1967, and with Honours in Law in 1971. He practiced as a solicitor from 1972 to 1974 and commenced practice at the bar in 1975. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990.

Robert was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in August 2003. He sat primarily in the Commercial List, hearing and deciding many major commercial and construction cases. He retired from the Court in January 2019 and has returned to private practice as an Arbitrator, Referee and Mediator, principally in the areas of commercial and construction law.

Robert holds the position of Adjunct Professor, School of Law at the University of Technology Sydney. He has lectured in equity and commercial law. He has delivered numerous papers on a wide variety of topics, including expert evidence, at national and international conferences.

Thanks to Piper Alderman Sydney for generously supporting this event.