John Digby (judge)
Digby has been a Senior Fellow of the Law school of Melbourne University since 2005. He has lectured in the Masters course in International Construction Law and International Construction Law from 2002 to 2012.
Digby was entitled to practise law in the Australian jurisdictions of Victoria, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia. He was also entitled to practice law in Ireland as a barrister of King's Inns.
Digbys built a reputation as a leading commercial barrister specialising in building and construction industry matters. He has appeared in numerous large and complex proceedings and arbitrations across Australia and has worked as an international commercial arbitrator.
Digby was awarded a Royal Humane Society Award for Bravery. He has served in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve. He has been a volunteer with the Brotherhood of St Laurence and a foundation supporter and current patron of the non-profit exhibition and theatre space fortyfivedownstairs
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