LRSJ Lunch with His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge

Date & time

1–2pm Tuesday 15 October 2019

Venue

Phillipa Weeks Staff Library, Room 7.4.1, Level 4, Building 7, ANU College of Law, 5 Fellows Road, Acton

Speakers

His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge

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Presented by ANU Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ)

Careers seminar
LRSJ Lunch with Chief Judge Dr John Lowndes

Join Associate Professor Vivien Holmes and ANU Law’s Judge in Residence His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge, to discuss law reform in the Northern Territory and how to use your law degree to effect change in the law and legal practice.

LRSJ will be holding a light lunch for students to meet and chat with one of the most influential judicial figures in the Northern Territory judiciary, His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge of the Local Court of the Northern Territory. His Honour will provide insights on key social justice issues of the day and the role of young lawyers ⁠— and law students ⁠— in moving law reform debates forward.

Speakers

  • His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge »

    His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge was appointed a Magistrate of the Northern Territory in January 1990.

    He has been a judicial officer for close to three decades. Until March 2013, he served as a Magistrate of the Northern Territory Magistrates Court and during that time presided over matters in both the criminal and civil jurisdictions of the Court. During that period, he had also been the Chief Coroner of the Northern Territory, inaugural President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal, Managing Magistrate of the Work Health Court and Chairman of the Lands Planning and Mining Tribunal 2007-2012 while performing his magisterial functions.

    His Honour holds a PhD from Degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Charles Darwin University.

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