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The Honourable Sir Daryl Dawson AC KBE CB

High Court of Australia (1982-1997)

Qualifications | Work History | Other positions held | Academic positions | Relevant judgments | Relevant speeches and publications | Other

 

Relevant qualifications and honours

  • 1956 - Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne (First Class Honours)
  • 1956 - Master of Laws, Yale University (Fulbright Scholarship)
  • 1957 - Admitted to the Victorian Bar
  • 1971 - Appointed Queen's Counsel
  • 1972 - Admitted to the Tasmanian Bar
  • 2006 - Honorary Doctor of Laws (Monash University)
  • 2008 - Honorary Doctor of Laws (Melbourne University)

 

Relevant work history

  • 2001-2002 - Chairman, Review of the Competition Povisions of the Trade Practices Act
  • 1997-2003 - Non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal
  • 1982-1997 - Justice of the High Court (30 July 1982 - 15 August 1997; appointed by Malcolmn Fraser
  • 1974-1982 - Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve in charge of its legal service in Melbourne.
  • 1974-1982 - Solicitor-General of Victoria
  • 1974-1987 - Member of the Australian Motor Sport Appeal Court (Chairman in 1987)

 

Other positions held and honours

  • 1982 - Knighted (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE))
  • 1986 - Companion of the Order of Australia

 

Academic appointments

  • Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne
  • Adjunct Professor at Monash University

 

Relevant judgments

 

Relevant speeches and publications

  • Forthcoming

 

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