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Eminent Alumni appointed to Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal



9 April 2013

Former Chief Justice of NSW, James Spigelman, AC (BA 1967, LLB 1971, LLD 2004). Photo courtesy of The Australian.

Former Chief Justice of NSW, The Hon. James Spigelman, AC (BA 1967, LLB 1971, LLD 2004) and former High Court Justice, Professor William Gummow, AC (BA 1962, LLB 1965, LLM 1970, LLD 1992) have been appointed to the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal.

They join as non-permanent judges from other common law jurisdictions.

The Hon. James Spigelman retired as Chief Justice in 2011 and serves as the Chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Professor Gummow recently rejoined the Sydney Law School - read more.


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