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2018 Legal Profession Evening

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2018 Legal Profession Evening

event date: 26-Jul-2018

5.30pm
Arnold Bloch Leibler
Level 21, 333 Collins Street
Melbourne
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We have been very fortunate that Justice Mark Weinberg AO, Supreme Court of Victoria, Court of Appeal has agreed to be our guest speaker for our legal evening.  This evening is being generously sponsored by Arnold Bloch Leibler and will be a great opportunity to meet other people in the Legal Profession and hear Justice Weinberg speak about 'Fifty years in the law – a lesson in judicial humility’.

Background

Justice Mark Weinberg was admitted to practice in New South Wales in 1974, and in Victoria in 1975, and his name was entered on the roll of barristers and solicitors of the High Court in 1979.

In 1975 he joined the academic staff of the University of Melbourne, where he held various positions in the Faculty of Law, culminating in Dean of the Faculty from 1984 to 1985, and was Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions from 1988 to 1991.

Justice Weinberg was appointed to the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria in July 2008. His Honour was a judge of the Federal Court of Australia from 1998 to 2008 and previously held the following appointments: Deputy President, Federal Police Disciplinary Tribunal; Non-resident Judge, Supreme Court of Fiji; Judge, Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory; and Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Norfolk Island.

His Honour was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2017. He was awarded the degree of LLD (Honoris Causa) by Monash University in October 2017.

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