Queensland Law Society

Lord Atkin: from Queensland to the House of Lords

Supreme Court Library Queensland’s new exhibition, Lord Atkin: from Queensland to the House of Lords is now open.

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lord Atkin’s birth in Brisbane and his lasting legacy to the common law, the library is hosting a free exhibition, which examines Atkin’s life, career and impact.

Visit the library on level 12 of the Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law and view a series of displays exploring:

  • Lord Atkin’s uncompromising support for social justice
  • his enduring influence on the rule of law
  • his connection to family
  • the social and political landscape of the Queensland into which he was born.

Supreme Court Library Queensland
Level 12, Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law
Weekdays, 8.30am to 4.30pm
29 November 2017 to 30 November 2018

Free entry