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The Hon Murray Gleeson AC KC

Full Title: The Hon Murray Gleeson AC KC
Category: Honorary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 8.3.1990

Education: St. Joseph's College, Hunters Hill NSW; Sydney University; BA; LLB Hons; Honorary LLD Sydney; Honorary DUniv, Griffith University, Australian Catholic University

Career: Admitted to NSW Bar 1963; Tutor in Law, St Paul’s College, Sydney University 1963-65; Practice 1963-88; Part-time lecturer, Sydney University 1965-74; QC 1974; Member of Council, NSW Bar Association 1979-85 (Chairman 1984-85); Officer of Order of Australia 1986; Chief Justice of NSW 1988-98; Lieutenant Governor of NSW 1989-98; AC 1992; Chief Justice of Australia 1998-2008

Recreations: Tennis; Walking; Golf

Clubs: Australian Club, Sydney