List of judges of the Supreme Court of Queensland

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This is a list of judges of the Supreme Court of Queensland, including former judges.

Current Judges[edit]

Name Division Date appointed
Catherine Holmes Chief Justice of Queensland (11 September 2015 – present) 2000
Tim Carmody Trial Division; Chief Justice of Queensland (8 July 2014 – 1 July 2015) 8 July 2014
President Walter Sofronoff Court of Appeal 3 April 2017
Hugh Fraser Court of Appeal 24 February 2008
Robert Gotterson Court of Appeal 2 May 2012
Anthe Philippides Court of Appeal; Mental Health Court 14 December 2000
Senior Judge Administrator John Byrne Trial Division 25 July 1989
James Henry Trial Division (Far Northern Judge, Cairns); Land Appeal Court (Far Northern Division) 14 September 2011[1]
Roslyn Atkinson Trial Division; Chair, Law Reform Commission 3 September 1998
Debra Mullins Trial Division; Criminal List Judge 16 March 2000
Philip McMurdo Trial Division; 3 March 2003
James Douglas Trial Division 1 December 2003
Ann Lyons Trial Division 7 July 2006
Martin Daubney Trial Division; Supervised Case List Judge 12 July 2007
Glenn Martin Trial Division 30 August 2007
Duncan McMeekin Trial Division (Central Judge, Rockhampton); Land Appeal Court (Central Division) 15 October 2007
Peter Applegarth Trial Division 28 August 2008
Alan M. Wilson Trial Division 27 October 2009
David Boddice Trial Division 2 July 2010
Jean Dalton Trial Division; Mental Health Court 25 February 2011
David North Trial Division; Mental Health Court 18 July 2011
David Jackson Trial Division; 8 October 2012
Phillip Morrison Trial Division; 1 August 2013
David Thomas Trial Division; President of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal 17 September 2013
Peter Flanagan Trial Division; 27 June 2014
Martin Burns Trial Division; 18 December 2014

Former Chief Justices[edit]

Name Term Reason for leaving Death
James Cockle 21 February 1863 – 24 June 1879 Retired 27 January 1895
Charles Lilley 25 June 1879 – 13 March 1893 Resigned 20 August 1897
Samuel Griffith 13 March 1893 – 4 October 1903 Appointed Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia 9 August 1920
Pope Alexander Cooper 21 October 1903 – 31 March 1922 Retired 30 August 1923
Thomas McCawley 1 April 1922 – 16 April 1925 Death 16 April 1925
James Blair 24 April 1925 – 16 May 1940 Retired 18 November 1944
Hugh Denis Macrossan 17 May 1940 – 23 June 1940 Death 23 June 1940
William Webb 27 June 1940 – 15 May 1946 Appointed to the High Court of Australia 11 August 1972
Neal Macrossan 23 April 1946 – 30 December 1955 Death 30 December 1955
Alan Mansfield 9 February 1956 – 21 February 1966 Retired 17 July 1980
William Mack 24 February 1966 – 12 May 1971 Retired 26 July 1979
Mostyn Hanger 13 May 1971 – 18 July 1977 Retired 11 August 1980
Charles Wanstall 19 July 1977 – 17 February 1982 Retired 17 October 1999
Walter Campbell 18 February 1982 – 7 July 1985 Appointed as Governor of Queensland 4 September 2004
Dormer Andrews 8 July 1985 – 7 April 1989 Retired 28 July 2004
John Murtagh Macrossan 10 April 1989 – 16 February 1998 Retired 5 August 2008
Paul de Jersey 17 February 1998 – 8 July 2014 Appointed as Governor of Queensland

Former Judges of Appeal[edit]

Name Term Reason for leaving Death
Tony Fitzgerald (President) 16 December 1991 – 30 June 1998 Retired
Margaret McMurdo (President) 30 July 1998 - 24 March 2017 Retired
Cecil Pincus 16 December 1991 – 3 March 2001 Retired 16 October 2014
James Burrows Thomas 30 July 1998 – 22 March 2002 Retired
Geoffrey Davies 16 December 1991 – 11 February 2005 Retired
Bruce McPherson 12 December 1991 – 23 September 2006 Retired 7 October 2013
Glen Williams 14 December 2000 – 23 January 2008 Retired

Former Senior Puisne Judges[edit]

Name Term Reason for leaving Death
Patrick Real 13 November 1903 – 31 March 1922 Retired 10 June 1928
Hugh Macrossan 1 December 1926 – 17 May 1940 Appointed Chief Justice 23 June 1940
William Webb 17 May 1940 – 26 June 1940 Appointed Chief Justice 11 August 1972
Neal Macrossan 1 July 1940 – 22 April 1946 Appointed Chief Justice 30 December 1955
Alan Mansfield 20 March 1947 – 8 February 1956 Appointed Chief Justice 17 July 1980
Roslyn Philp 9 February 1956 – 19 March 1965 Death 19 March 1965
Joseph Aloysius Sheehy 15 April 1965 – 14 April 1970 Retired 22 September 1971
Mostyn Hanger 15 April 1970 – 12 May 1971 Appointed Chief Justice 11 August 1980
Norton Stable 19 July 1977 – 22 October 1979 Retired 12 May 1989
Geoffrey Lucas 15 November 1979 – 17 February 1982 Retired 28 November 1992
Dormer Andrews 18 February 1982 – 7 July 1985 Appointed Chief Justice 28 June 2004
Jack Kelly 8 July 1985 – 24 September 1990 Retired 20 April 1999
Bruce McPherson 25 September 1990 – 11 December 1991 Appointed to Court of Appeal 7 October 2013
Martin Moynihan 16 December 1991 – 24 August 2007 Retired 2 April 2017

Former Puisne Judges[edit]

Name Term Reason for leaving Death
Alfred Lutwyche 7 August 1861 – 12 June 1880 Death 12 June 1880
Charles Lilley 4 July 1874 – 24 June 1879 Appointed Chief Justice 20 August 1897
Edmund Sheppard 17 July 1874 – 22 December 1882 Death 22 December 1882
George Harding 14 July 1879 – 31 August 1885 Death 31 August 1885
Ratcliffe Pring 11 November 1880 – 25 March 1885 Death 25 March 1885
Pope Alexander Cooper 5 January 1883 – 20 October 1903 Appointed Chief Justice 30 August 1923
Charles Mein 17 April 1885 – 30 June 1890 Death 30 June 1890
Charles Chubb 2 December 1889 – 31 March 1922 Retired 27 February 1930
Patrick Real 18 July 1890 – 12 November 1903 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 10 June 1928
Virgil Power 20 December 1895 – 20 December 1910 Retired 2 June 1914
William Shand 3 November 1908 – 30 June 1925 Retired 4 March 1942
Lionel Lukin 26 July 1910 – 18 July 1926 Retired 1 June 1944
Thomas McCawley 12 October 1917 – 31 March 1922 Appointed Chief Justice 16 April 1925
Allan MacNaughton 1 April 1922 – 21 March 1929 Retired 8 May 1937
Charles Jameson 1 April 1922 – 16 December 1922 Retired 28 June 1936
Thomas O'Sullivan 1 April 1922 – 15 December 1926 Retired 22 February 1953
James Blair 1 April 1922 – 23 April 1925 Appointed Chief Justice 18 November 1944
Robert Douglas 24 January 1923 – 13 April 1953 Retired 24 December 1972
William Webb 24 April 1925 – 16 May 1940 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 11 August 1972
Frank Brennan 1 July 1925 – 6 August 1949 Death 6 August 1949
Hugh Macrossan 23 July 1926 – 1 December 1926 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 23 June 1940
John Woolcock 1 February 1927 – 18 January 1929 Death 18 January 1929
Charles Stumm 6 February 1929 – 28 February 1929 Death 28 February 1929
Hereward Henchman 5 March 1929 – 25 April 1939 Death 25 April 1939
Edward Douglas 22 March 1929 – 27 August 1947 Death 27 August 1947
Roslyn Philp 4 May 1939 – 8 February 1956 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 19 March 1965
Alan Mansfield 17 May 1940 – 19 March 1947 Appointed Chief Justice 17 July 1980
Neal Macrossan 27 June 1940 – 30 June 1940 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 30 December 1955
Benjamin Matthews 25 April 1946 – 21 December 1961 Retired 5 June 1974
Edwin Stanley 6 February 1947 – 30 October 1964 Retired 23 May 1993
Joseph Aloysius Sheehy 2 September 1947 – 14 April 1965 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 22 September 1971
Kenneth Townley 8 August 1949 – 30 July 1962 Retired 28 August 1981
William Mack 20 July 1950 – 23 February 1966 Appointed Chief Justice 26 July 1979
Thomas O'Hagan 16 October 1952 – 18 July 1958 Death 18 July 1958
Thomas Barry 20 November 1952 – 3 February 1955 Retired 20 October 1970
Mostyn Hanger 23 July 1953 – 12 May 1971 Appointed Chief Justice 11 August 1980
Leslie Brown 10 February 1955 – 12 December 1961 Death 12 December 1961
Bernard Jeffriess 2 February 1956 – 10 July 1965 Retired 16 November 1969
Charles Wanstall 27 February 1958 – 18 July 1977 Appointed Chief Justice 17 October 1999
Norton Stable 24 July 1958 – 18 July 1977 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 12 May 1989
Harry Gibbs 8 June 1961 – 24 June 1967 Appointed to the Federal Bankruptcy Court 25 June 2005
Russell Skerman 9 August 1962 – 21 September 1973 Retired 24 February 1983
Graham Hart 11 February 1963 – 18 April 1974 Retired 18 April 1974
Geoffrey Lucas 18 November 1963 – 14 November 1979 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 23 November 1992
James Douglas 11 February 1965 – 2 February 1984 Death 2 February 1984
Douglas Campbell 11 February 1965 – 4 August 1985 Retired 12 July 2003
Marcus Hoare 12 May 1966 – 3 March 1980 Retired 11 July 1999
Walter Campbell 1 August 1967 – 17 February 1982 Appointed Chief Justice 4 September 2004
Ronald Matthews 14 August 1967 – 10 February 1989 Retired 2 July 1998
Joseph Patrick George Kneipp 6 November 1969 – 13 November 1992 Retired 15 February 1993
Edward Williams 13 May 1971 – 17 February 1984 Retired 10 January 1999
Dormer Andrews 13 May 1971 – 7 July 1985 Appointed Chief Justice 28 July 2004
Jack Kelly 25 September 1973 – 7 July 1985 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 20 April 1999
James Dunn 30 April 1974 – 29 March 1983 Death 29 March 1983
Charles Sheahan 20 January 1977 – 25 January 1985 Retired 30 November 1997
Peter Connolly 31 October 1977 – 29 September 1990 Retired 3 May 2009
Alan Demack 16 January 1978 – 19 May 2000 Retired
John Murtagh Macrossan 4 February 1980 – 9 April 1989 Appointed Chief Justice 5 August 2008
Bruce McPherson 28 January 1982 – 24 September 1990 Appointed Senior Puisne Judge 7 October 2013
Tom Farquhar Shepherdson 18 February 1982 – 10 March 2000 Retired 27 October 2015
James Burrows Thomas 18 February 1982 – 29 July 1998 Appointed to the Court of Appeal
Glen Norman Williams 3 December 1982 – 13 December 2000 Appointed to the Court of Appeal
Desmond Derrington 3 December 1982 – 4 April 2000 Retired
William Carter 12 May 1983 – 31 May 1990 Retired
Kevin Ryan 13 February 1984 – 15 April 1994 Retired 18 November 2009
Angelo Vasta 13 February 1984 – 8 June 1989 Removed from office by Parliament
Martin Moynihan 13 February 1984 – 15 December 1991 Appointed Senior Judge Administrator 2 April 2017
Paul de Jersey 4 February 1985 – 16 February 1998 Appointed Chief Justice
Brian Ambrose 8 July 1985 – 11 September 2003 Retired 31 December 2015.
John Dowsett 29 July 1985 – 13 September 1998 Appointed to the Federal Court of Australia
Richard Cooper 2 February 1989 – 30 March 1992 Appointed to the Federal Court of Australia 15 March 2005
William Lee 20 February 1989 – 30 April 1999 Retired
Susan Kiefel 16 June 1993 – 16 October 1994 Appointed to the Federal Court of Australia
Catherine Holmes 16 March 2000 – 25 May 2006 Appointed to the Court of Appeal
John Helman 16 December 1994 – July 2007 Retired
John Muir 4 April 1997 – 11 July 2007 Appointed to the Court of Appeal
Peter Dutney 16 March 2000 – 4 September 2009 Death 4 September 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swearing-In of Mr James Dawson Henry S.C." Retrieved 18 December 2012. 

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