Justice Tony Pagone
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review is a special issue by Guest Editor Prof Ann O’Connell, dedicated to the Honourable Richard Edmonds, with a Foreword by Chief Justice Robert French AC, Preface by Justice Tony Pagone, and tributes by Chief Justice James Allsop AO and Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC. This Part includes the following articles by eminent contributors: “Justice Richard Edmonds: Part IVA – ‘I am firmly of the view …’” – Justice Michelle Gordon; “The Indooroopilly saga” – David Bloom QC; “Justice Edmonds’ contributions to extra-judicial writing and tax reform” – Chloe Burnett; “Charities, tax and wrongdoing: A principled approach” – Ann O’Connell and Fiona Martin; “A shining light: Justice Richard Edmonds and the jurisprudence relating to the taxation of capital gains in Australia” – Chris Evans and Gordon Cooper AM; “Justice Edmonds and interpretation of Australia’s GST legislation” – Richard Krever and Jonathan Teoh; “From Switzerland to New Zealand: Around the world in 13 cases” – Dale Pinto and Kerrie Sadiq. Finally, a comprehensive table of judgments sets out his Honour’s legacy over the course of his Honour’s appointment in 2005 to his retirement in February 2016.
The November Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Equity: The soul and spirit of all law or a roguish thing? – Lehane Lecture 2014” – Lord David Neuberger; and “ACCC compulsory examinations: Does the “accusatorial” principle of criminal justice affect them?” – Peter Strickland; and the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Administrative Law; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; Corporations and Securities; International Focus; and Recent Cases.