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Meet the Advisory Board

The Adelaide Law School Advisory Board provides communication and advisory network with the legal profession and wider community.

The committee is chaired by a member of the judiciary, the Hon. Thomas Gray QC retired judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia and includes other eminent members of the practising profession and Law School academics.

These members provide advice and input to:

  • Build and strengthen relationships with the legal profession and the wider community
  • Identify skills required by graduates to ensure the needs of graduates, industry and employers are met
  • Assist in fund-raising (particularly for scholarships) from external sources
  • Offer a broad perspective on law education and research program directions
  • Support the Adelaide Law School's social and promotional events

If you are interested in joining the advisory committee, please contact the Faculty of the Professions Executive Dean.

Adelaide Law School Advisory Board

The Hon. Thomas Gray QC


Professor Christopher Findlay

Faculty of the Professions, University of Adelaide

Ms Shanti Berggren Optus

The Hon. Justice Malcolm Blue

Supreme Court of South Australia

The Hon. Justice Natalie Charlesworth Federal Court of Australia

The Hon. Justice Martin Hinton

Supreme Court of South Australia

Mr Stephen Hodder

Law Society of South Australia

Ms Elisa Holmes

Eleven Wentworth, Sydney

Mr Nick Linke Fisher Jeffries
The Hon. Margaret Nyland AM  

The Hon. Justice Melissa Perry

Federal Court of Australia, Sydney

Associate Professor Alex Reilly

Adelaide Law School

Associate Professor Bernadette Richards

Adelaide Law School

Ms Julie Von Doussa


Mr Dick Whitington QC

Hanson Chambers

Adelaide Law School

Faculty of the Professions




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