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Current judges

     

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Justice Allsop

Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia (2013-)
President, Court of Appeal, SC of NSW (2008-2013)
Judge, Federal Court of Australia (2001-2008)

Key judgments: ACCC v Liquorland, Baxter Healthcare

Justice Beach

Federal Court of Australia (2014-)
Key judgments: ACCC v Olex

Justice Dowsett

Justice Edelman

High Court of Australia (2017-)
Federal Court of Australia (2015-2017)
Supreme Court of WA (2011-2015)
Key judgments: AirNZ/Garuda (2016)

Justice Flick

Federal Court of Australia (2007-)
Key judgments: ACCC v Pfizer

Justice Gordon

High Court of Australia (2015-)
Federal Court of Australia (2007-2015)

Key judgments: Norcast v Bradken; Cadbury Schweppes v Amco, Flight Centre, Air New Zealand/Garuda

 

 

Justice Andrew Greenwood

Federal Court of Australia (2005-)
Key judgments: Fortescue, Cement Australia

Justice Hayne

High Court of Australia (1997-)
Key judgments: Boral

Chief Justice Kiefel

Justice Middleton

Federal Court of Australia (2006-)
Australian Competition Tribunal (2009-)

Justice Murphy

Federal Court of Australia (2011-)
Key cases: ACCC v Informed Sources (in progress)

Justice Nettle

High Court of Australia (2015-)
Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (2004-2015)
Key judgments: Flight Centre, Air New Zealand/Garuda

Justice Rares

Federal Court of Australia (2006-)

Justice Weinberg

Justice Wigney

Federal Court of Australia (2013-)
Key cases: ACCC v ANZ; Flight Centre v ANZ

 

Retired judges

     

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Chief Justice Black (retired from bench 2010)

Justice Burchett (retired from bench 2000)

Justice Callinan (retired from bench 2007)

High Court of Australia (1998-2007)
Key judgments: Boral; NT Power v PAWA

Justice Carr (retired from bench 2004)

Justice Dawson (retired from bench 1997)

High Court of Australia (1982-1997)
Key judgments: Qld Wire

Justice Deane (retired from bench 1995)

Justice Emmett (retired from bench 1995)

Federal Court of Australia (1997-)
Key judgments: Metcash (2011)

Justice Finkelstein (retired from bench 2011)

Federal Court of Australia (1997-2011)
Australian Competition Tribunal

Key judgments: Fortescue Metals

Justice Finn (retired from bench 2012)

Federal Court of Australia (1995-2012)
Key judgments: South Sydney

Justice Fisher (retired from bench 1989)

Federal Court of Australia (1978-1989)
Key judgments: David Jones; TPC v Nicholas Enterprises

Justice Fox (retired from bench 1989)

Justice Franki (retired from bench 1986)

Chief Justice French (retired from bench)

High Court of Australia (2008-2017)
Federal Court of Australia (1986-2008)
Australian Competition Tribunal

Key judgments: AGL; Stirling Harbour, Singapore v Taprobane

Justice Gaudron (retired from bench 2003)

High Court of Australia (1987-2003)
Key judgments: Boral

Chief Justice Gleeson (retired from bench)

High Court of Australia (1998-2008)
Supreme Court of NSW (1988-1998)

Key judgments: Boral

Justice Goldberg (retired from bench 2010)

Federal Court of Australia (1997-2010)
Australian Competition Tribunal

Key judgments: ACCC v Dermalogica

Justice Gray (retired from bench 2013)

Federal Court of Australia (1984-2013)
Key judgments: ACCC v Leahy (2007)

Justice Gummow (retired from bench 2012)

High Court of Australia (1995-2012)
Federal Court of Australia (1986-1995)

Key judgments: Boral; NT Power v PAWA; Arnotts v TPC (1990); ASX v Pont Data

 

 

Justice Gyles (retired from bench 2008)

Justice Heydon (retired from bench 2013)

High Court of Australia (2003-)
Key judgments: NT Power v PAWA

Justice Heerey (retired from bench 2009)

Federal Court of Australia (1990-2009)
Australian Competition Tribunal

Key judgments: Visy cartel (2007), Boral, News Ltd v South Sydney, Melway, ACCC v Mobil Oil, Munroe Topple; Australian Safeway Stores; Apco

Justice Hely (retired from bench 2005; dec.)

Federal Court of Australia (1998-2005)
Key judgments: South Sydney (interlocutory); Stirling Harbour; Apco

Justice Jacobson (retired from bench)

Justice Kirby (retired from bench 2009)

High Court of Australia (1996-2009)
Court of Appeal NSW (1984-1996)
Federal Court of Australia (1983-1984)

Key judgments: Melway, Boral, Rural Press

Justice Lander (retired from bench)

Justice Lockhart (retired from bench 1999; dec. 2006)

Federal Court of Australia (1978-1999)
Key judgments: TPC v Email (1980); TPC v Service Station (1993); Dowling v Dalgety; Radio 2UE (1982); Arnotts v TPC (1990); ASX v Pont Data

Justice Mansfield (retired from bench 2016)

Federal Court of Australia (1996-2016)
Australian Competition Tribunal

Key judgments: C7 (2009), Rural Press (trial)

Chief Justice Mason (retired from bench)

High Court of Australia (1972-1995)
Key judgments: Qld Wire (1989)

Justice McHugh (retired from bench 2005)

High Court of Australia (1989-2005)
Court of Appeal NSW (1984-1989)

Key judgments: Boral; NT Power v PAWA

Justice Merkel (retired from bench 2006)

Federal Court of Australia (1996-2006)
Key judgments: ACCC v Leahy [2004 - trial]

Justice Sackville (retired from bench 2008)

Federal Court of Australia (1994-2008)
Key judgments: C7; Australian Safeway Stores

Justice Smithers (retired from bench 1986)

Justice Spender (retired from bench 2010)

Justice Toohey (retired from bench 1998)

Justice von Doussa (retired from bench)

Justice Wilcox (retired from bench 2006)

Federal Court of Australia (1984-2006)
Key judgments: Mark Lyons; AMH; Eastern Express; Arnotts v TPC (1990)

Justice Wilson (retired from bench 1989; dec. 2005)