Chancellor of the University of Western Australia
Mar 13, 2020 12:30 PM
The Hon Robert French AC
Chancellor of the University of Western Australia

Robert French served as Chief Justice of Australia from 1 September 2008 until 29 January 2017.

A graduate of the University of Western Australia in science and law. He served as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia from November 1986 until his appointment as Chief Justice of the High Court on 1 Sept 2008. From 1994 to 1998 he was the President of the National Native Title Tribunal.

Since his retirement as Chief Justice, Mr French has been appointed as a Non-Permanent Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (May 2017), as an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (Jan 2018) and as a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Dubai International Financial Centre (June 2019).

He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia and Monash University, a Distinguished Honorary Professor at the Australian National University and an Honorary Professorial Fellow at Melbourne University Law School. He was elected as Chancellor of the University of Western Australia in Dec 2017.

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