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The Hon Justice Michelle Gordon

High Court of Australia
Professorial Fellow (The Melbourne Law Masters)


Relevant qualifications

  • LLB (University of Western Australia) 1986
  • Admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in WA in 1987


Relevant work history

  • High Court of Australia (sworn in, 9 June 2015)
  • Federal Court of Australia (Melbourne) (20 April 2007 - 8 June 2015)
  • Barrister, Victorian Bar (from 1992) (appointed Senior Counsel 2003)
  • Solicitor (and later Senior Associate), Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (until 1992)
  • Articles at Robinson Cox, Perth


Academic appointments and related

  • Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School (Melbourne Law Masters) (Statutes in the 21st Century)
  • Chair, Advisory Board, Deakin Law School (2008-2013)
  • Founding member of the Victorian Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee (est 2002)
  • Chair, Victorian Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee (2005-2007)


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Relevant speeches and publications


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