The Hon Justice Janine Pritchard

Janine Pritchard
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Western Australia Court of Appeal

Other degrees: GradDipWomenStudies (Murdoch), LLM (Dist) (London)

Regarded as a leader of the profession for her promotion of gender equality and diversity in the law, and of working arrangements which enable lawyers with family responsibilities to remain in practice, Janine's rise through legal ranks has been rapid. Prior to her appointment to the Supreme Court, she specialised in administrative and constitutional law, and appeared in the High Court as counsel for the State of Western Australia in constitutional matters.

  • Deputy President of the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia (2009 - 10).
  • Formerly a solicitor and counsel in the State Solicitor's Office (WA).
  • Has taught at three universities in WA.
  • Chaired an extensive review of gender bias in the law, undertaken by Women Lawyers of WA (2011 - 14).

The Hon Justice Janine Pritchard

BA '90
LLB (Hons) '93
Years at ANU
1988 to 1993

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