Wayne Martin

Wayne Stewart Martin AC was the chief justice of Western Australia and the Lieutenant-Governor of Western Australia. Mr Martin graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of WA. He then completed a Master of Laws from the University of London and was admitted to practice in Western Australia in 1977. After being a senior litigation partner with Keall Brinsden from 1984-88, he joined the Independent Bar in 1988 and was appointed Queens Counsel in 1993. From 2001-2003, he was Counsel assisting the HIH Royal Commission in Sydney. Mr Martin was president of the WA Bar Association from 1996-1999, chair of the Law Reform Commission of WA from 1996-2001, president of the Law Society in 2006, and director of the Law Council of Australia in 2006. Mr Martin was appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in May 2006. He was appointed as a Judge of the Court and a Judge of the Court of Appeal, and served from 2006 to 2018 as the Chief Justice of Western Australia. Mr Martin was appointed a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2012.
Bio last updated 18 Feb 2019

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