The Hon. Justice James Stevenson

The Hon Justice James Stevenson
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Supreme Court of New South Wales

The Honourable Justice James Stevenson was the first graduate from ANU to be appointed to the Supreme Court of New South Wales. On graduation from ANU, he was the Associate to the Right Honourable Sir Cyril Walsh, a Justice of the High Court of Australia. He sits in the Commercial and Technology and Construction List in the Equity Division.

  • Between 1974 and 1988, he practised as a Solicitor in Sydney, first at Sly & Russell, then at Smithers Warren and Tobias and finally as a Partner at Henry Davis York.
  • Called to the Bar in 1989 and took silk in 2003. He practised primarily in the areas of commercial law and equity, appearing regularly for regulators such as APRA and ASIC.
  • Has served on the NSW Bar Council and as a Member of the NSW Bar Association Professional Conduct Committee.

The Hon. Justice James Stevenson

BA '72
LLB (Hons) '73
Years at ANU
1968 to 1973

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