Justice Edelman

On 18 December 2019, Lea Hiltenkamp had the pleasure of welcoming the Hon Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC and the Hon Justice Edelman of the High Court of Australia to the Piddington Society’s final event of the year. Malcolm Mccusker provides a very lighthearted reflection on how he first met Justice Edelman and his many achievements over the years. His Honour then took the stage and delivered a very insightful speech on the growing importance of written advocacy. His Honour pronounced his six commandments for improving written advocacy, which included writing clearly and succinctly, avoiding “purple prose” and setting a clear structure to the submission from the outset.