The Hon Justice Paul Desmond Finn
Federal Court of Australia (1995-2012)
|BA||1967||University of Queensland|
|LLB||1969||University of Queensland|
|LLM||1971||University of London|
|1980||Fellow, Pembroke College, Cambridge|
|1990||Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia|
|1995||Visiting Fellow Commoner, Trinity College, Cambridge|
|2010-2011||Arthur Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge|
|1995-2012||Judge, Federal Court of Australia|
|1996-current||Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne|
|1997||Judicial Fellow, Flinders Law School|
|1988-1995||Head, Department of Law and Division of Philosophy and Law, Australian National University|
|1988||Professor of Law, Research School of Social Science, Australian National University|
|1982-1988||Reader in Law, Australian National University|
|1977-1982||Senior Lecturer, Australian National University|
|1975-1976||Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland|
- ACCC v Metcash Trading Limited
 FCAFC 151 (appeal)
Merger case. ACCC's appeal against the decision of Justice Emmett was rejected. Justice Finn agreed with the reasons and orders proposed by Justice Yates in this case.
- News Ltd v South Sydney District Rugby League Football Club Ltd  FCA 1541 (Trial)
Justice Finn rejected South's claim that the term reducing the competition from 17 to 14 teams was exclusionary.
Justice Finn's decision was overturned by a majority of the Full Federal Court. However, on further appeal the majority of the High Court agreed with Justice Finn that the provision was not exclusionary.