|Date of birth:
Arbitrations & Expert Determinations
- Retired Judge of
- Queens Counsel, New
South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.
- Fellow, Institute of
Arbitrators and Mediators Australia.
- Fellow, Australian
Centre for International Commercial Arbitration
- Fellow, Chartered
Institute of Arbitrators.
- Inaugural Fellow,
LEADR Association of Dispute Resolvers.
- Member, China
International Economic and Trade Arbitration
Commission Arbitration Panel.
- Accredited Arbitrator
and Mediator, Hong Kong International
- Member, Singapore
International Arbitration Centre International
- Member, National
Electricity Market of Singapore Dispute
Resolution and Compensation Arbitration Panel.
- Panel Member,
Australian National Electricity Market Dispute
- Member, ADR Chambers
International Mediation and Arbitration panels.
- Member, World
Intellectual Property Organisation Arbitration
- Mediation Center’s
List of Neutrals.
|Former judicial offices:
- Judge, Federal Court
of Australia and Supreme Court of Australian
Capital Territory, 1981-1984.
- Inaugural President,
Queensland Court of Appeal, 1991-1998.
- Judge of Appeal, New
South Court of Appeal, 1998-2001.
|Public inquiries chaired:
- Commission of Inquiry
into Official Corruption in Queensland,
- Commission of Inquiry
into the Conservation, Management and Use of
Fraser Island* and the Great Sandy Region
(*subsequently listed on World Heritage
- Cape York Justice
- Honorary Professor,
Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and
Governance, Griffith University.
|Former Offices (Public):
- Presidential Member,
Administrative Appeals Tribunal, 1981-1984.
- Member, Australian Law
Reform Commission, 1981-1984.
- Chairman, Australian
Heritage Commission 1990-1991.
- Inaugural Chairman,
Queensland Litigation Reform Commission,
- Honorary Mediator and
Consultant to Queensland Department of Premier
and Cabinet, Commonwealth Heads of Government
|Former offices (other):
- Chairman, National
Institute for Law, Ethics and Public Affairs,
- Inaugural Chancellor,
Sunshine Coast University, 1994-1998.
Deputy Chairman, Mater Health Services Governing
Board, Brisbane, 1995-1998.
- Chairperson, Advisory
Board, Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice &
- Professorial Fellow,
University of Melbourne Law School.
- Jury Member,
International Justice In the World Prize,
Justice in the World Foundation of the
International Association of Judges 2002 – 2003.
- Chairperson, Law and
Justice Foundation of NSW 2001-2005.
- Director, Australian
Research Alliance for Children and Youth
- Chair, Advisory Board,
Griffith University Innocence Project 2002-2005.
- Member, Advisory
Board, State Library of NSW Legal Information
Access Centre 2002-2005.
- Chairperson, National
Pro Bono Resource Centre 2004 -2006.
|Education and professional
- Graduated LL.B.,
University of Queensland, 1964.
- Admitted to Queensland
- Appointed Queen's
Counsel, Queensland, 1975, New South Wales and
- Visiting Scholar, New
York University School of Law, 1997.
- Companion of the Order
of Australia, 1991.
- Doctor of Queensland
University of Technology, 1995.
- Doctor of Sunshine
Coast University, 1999.
- Doctor of Griffith
and expert determination of disputes relating to:
- Banking & Finance, Commercial, Contract,
Corporations, Defamation, Equity, Insolvency,
Insurance, Intellectual Property, Media, Product
Liability, Professional Liability, Property,
Public Administration, Public Liability,
Securities, Taxation, Telecommunications, Trade
Practices, Trusts and Wills.
|Restrictions, eg, travel: