Julie Dodds-Streeton

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The Honourable Justice
Julie Anne Dodds-Streeton
QC
Reserve Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria
Assumed office
24 November 2015
Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
In office
1 February 2010 – 1 April 2014
Judge of the Victorian Court of Appeal
In office
8 August 2007 – 1 February 2010
Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria
In office
23 July 2002 – 1 February 2010
Personal details
Nationality Australian
Spouse(s) Roger Arnold Streeton
Education University High School, Melbourne
University of Melbourne
Monash University
Occupation Judge, lawyer

Julie Anne Dodds-Streeton QC is a Reserve Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She was formerly a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, having served for four years from February 2010. Prior to that, she was a Justice of Appeal in the Supreme Court of Victoria (appointed August 2007), having previously been a Judge of the Trial Division of that Court from 2002.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Dodds-Streeton attended university High School, Melbourne before studying at the University of Melbourne, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours and then a Bachelor of Laws, also with Honours.[1] She also was awarded a Master of Arts from Monash University.[2]

Career[edit]

Dodds-Streeton served her articles with Paveys and was admitted as a solicitor in 1981. She worked as an academic at the Melbourne Law School, where she was a Senior Lecturer in corporate law, real property, intellectual property and equity, before becoming a barrister in 1988, where she read with Joseph Santamaria.[3] practising principally in commercial law. Dodds-Streeton was appointed Queens Counsel in 2001.[2] Dodds-Streeton was a member of the Insolvency and Corporate Reconstruction Committee of the Law Council of Australia. Dodds-Streeton was one of the counsel counsel assisting the HIH Royal Commission,[4] where she cross-examined Malcolm Turnbull about his role in the sale of FAI Insurance to HIH.[5]

Supreme Court of Victoria[edit]

Dodds-Streeton was appointed to the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 23 July 2002,[3] before being elevated to the Court of Appeal on 8 August 2007.[1] Dodds-Streeton joined fellow justices Marilyn Warren and Rosemary Balmford on the court and Victoria's first all female Full Court sat for the admissions ceremony in August 2002.[6][7]

Federal Court[edit]

On 1 February 2010 Dodds-Streeton was appointed to the Federal Court,[2] where she served for four years until her retirement on 1 April 2014.[1]

Subsequent career[edit]

Justice Dodds-Streeton was a member of the Expert Advisory Panel established in June 2015 by the Federal Government to oversee the competitive evaluation process of the Future Submarine Program.[8] In August 2014 she was appointed as a panel member of the Commonwealth Bank's Open Advice Review Program, chaired by former High Court judge, the Honourable Justice Ian Callinan AC, QC. The panel was apart of a dispute settlement procedure for customers who received financial advice from the Commonwealth Bank received between 2003 and 2012.[9]

Since 2011 she has held the position of President of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Diocese, Professional Standards Review Panel.[10]

She is a current Senior Fellow, Law School, University of Melbourne (since 2013);[8] Member of the Council of Australian Law Deans - Australian Law Schools Standards Committee (since 2015);[citation needed] and Member and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law (from 2016).[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Retirement - The Honourable Justice Julie Anne Dodds-Streeton". Victorian Bar. Retrieved 11 December 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Federal Court appointments" (PDF). Retrieved 11 December 2017 – via NSW Bar Association. 
  3. ^ a b "New practitioners admitted by the first women's Full Court of the Supreme Court" (PDF).  2002) 122 Victorian Bar News 17.}}
  4. ^ "The HIH Royal Commission". Archived from the original on 7 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Defiant Turnbull defends role in FAI sale". The Sydney Morning Herald. 14 May 2002. Retrieved 11 December 2017. 
  6. ^ "New practitioners admitted by the first women's Full Court of the Supreme Court" (PDF).  2002) 122 Victorian Bar News 48.
  7. ^ The first all female Full Court in Australa was in NSW, R v Meissner [1999] NSWCCA 91 (15 April 1999), Supreme Court(NSW) per Beazley JA, Simpson J and Bell J.
  8. ^ a b "Meet the Judge in Residence: The Hon Justice Julie Dodds-Streeton". Melbourne Law School. Retrieved 11 December 2017. 
  9. ^ "Open Advice Review program: Initial Report" (PDF). Commonwealth Bank. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "Power and trust in the church: a protocol under the Professional Standards Act 2009" (PDF). Anglican Church of Australia Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. 26 August 2010. p. 19. Retrieved 11 December 2017. 
  11. ^ "Fellows". Australian Academy of Law. Retrieved 11 December 2017.