Meet a Chief Judge: His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge

Date & time

1–2pm Thursday 10 October 2019

Venue

Moot Court, 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)

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Meet a Chief Judge: Chief Judge John Lowndes

Join His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge of the Local Court of the Northern Territory, as he talks about his experiences in his role.

Ever wondered what happens in the Local Court of the Northern Territory or what it is like to work your way up to Chief Judge? Join Associate Professor Heather Roberts for a conversation with His Honour Dr John Lowndes, former Chief Judge of the Local Court of the Northern Territory, as they explore these issues as well as answer any burning questions you might have.

This seminar is open to all current law students. Lunch is provided. Attendance is free but spaces are limited – register now!

Please note: Your registration is an expectation that you will attend the seminar. Please advise if you are no longer able to attend.

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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