Nye Perram

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Nye Perram SC (born 1969) is an Australian judge. He has been a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia since his appointment in August 2008 at the age of 39. Prior to his appointment, Perram practised as a Senior Counsel in Sydney.

Perram was educated at Sydney Boys' High School, and holds degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford.[1] He was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 (practising briefly with Mallesons Stephen Jaques) and then as a barrister before becoming Senior Counsel in 2006. While at the bar, Perram was a member of the New South Wales Bar Council.[2]

Perram also represented deposed Prime Minister of Fiji Laisenia Qarase in legal proceedings against his military replacement, Frank Bainimarama.[2]


  1. ^ "The Hon Justice Nye Perram" (PDF). Retrieved 1 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b NSW Bar Association, Barnews (PDF) (Summer 2008/09): 97–98 http://www.nswbar.asn.au/docs/resources/publications/bn/bn_summer0809/BarNews_summer0809_web.pdf  Missing or empty |title= (help)