Venue: Wallenberg Centre / Stias (10 Marais Street, Stellenbosch)
09h30 – 10h15 Regulation of the Bars: An international report card

  • Russell Coleman SC (HK)
  • Greg Harpur SC (SC)
10h15 – 11h00 Race and gender transformation of the Bar and Bench: Is an all-black Bar the answer?

  • Vuyani Ngalwana SC (SA)
  • Tembeka Ngcukaitobi (SA)

Moss Mphaga SC (SA) (Chair)

11h00 – 11h30 Morning coffee
11h30 – 12h00 Race and gender transformation of the Bar and Bench: The gender battle – political correctness, or a necessary assault on male privilege?

  • Justice Sharise Weiner (SA)
  • Ishmael Semenya SC (SA)

Sara Moorhead SC (RI) (Chair)

12h00 – 13h00 The corrosion of attorney/client privilege: How real is the threat?

  • Lord Neuberger, Past President of the Supreme Court (E&W)
  • Andrew Walker QC (E&W)
  • Mark Mulholland QC (NI)

Paul McGarry SC (RI) (Chair)

13h00 – 14h00 Lunch
14h00 – 14h45 ADR: Developments over the past few years

  • Patrick Lane SC (SA)
  • Esi Schimming-Chase SC (Nm)
14h45 – 15h30 Is IT the last frontier for Bar and Bench?

  • Ron Paschke (SA)
  • Clive Elliott QC (NZ)

Hugh Mohan SC (RI) (Chair)

15h30 – 15h45 Closure
15h30 – 16h00 Afternoon tea
19h30 – late Gala dinner at Alle Bleue

  • Complimentary transport will be provided between Stellenbosch and Allee Bleue. The buses will depart from Wallenberg Centre/Stias at 19h00 and return between 22:30 and 23:00

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