2018 Law Oration

22 February 2018
5.30pm – 7.15pm

Deakin Edge

The Law Oration has been established by Deakin Law School (DLS) to explore important legal issues shaping our national and international communities.

Event details

The 2018 Law Oration titled, “Human Rights and Good Corporate Citizenry”, will be delivered by Professor Mervyn King SC, former Judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa.

Oration overview
A company’s ability to create value for itself depends on its ability to create value for others. A good corporate citizen develops a business model which takes account of the connectivity and interdependencies between a range of factors that affect a company’s ability to create value over time. Included is the impact which its business model has on the economy, society, the environment and the rights which are inherent to all human beings.

Professor Mervyn King SC
Professor Mervyn King is a Senior Counsel and former Judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa.  He is Professor Extraordinaire at the University of South Africa on Corporate Citizenship, Honorary Professor at the Universities of Pretoria and Cape Town and a Visiting Professor at Rhodes.

For more information regarding the 2018 Law Oration, visit the Oration's official webpage.

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Key information

Date and time

Thursday 22 February
5.30pm - 7.15pm


Deakin Edge, Federation Square
1 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

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