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The Honourable Justice Weinberg, of the Court of Appeal, will speak at this year's Law Oration on the topic 'Of Mozart, modern drafting and the criminal lawyers' lament.'
About Justice Mark Weinberg, Supreme Court of Victoria, Court of Appeal
The Honourable Justice Mark Weinberg was admitted to practice in New South Wales in 1974, and in Victoria in 1975, and his name was entered on the roll of barristers and solicitors of the High Court in 1979.
In 1975 he joined the academic staff of the University of Melbourne, where he held various positions in the Faculty of Law, culminating in Dean of the Faculty from 1984 to 1985. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1986 and was Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions from 1988 to 1991.
Justice Weinberg was appointed to the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria, in July 2008. His Honour was a judge of the Federal Court of Australia from 1998 to 2008 and previously held the following appointments: Deputy President, Federal Police Disciplinary Tribunal; Non-resident Judge, Supreme Court of Fiji; Judge, Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory; and Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Norfolk Island.
About the Law Oration
Proudly presented by Victoria Law Foundation, the annual Law Oration explores important legal issues that affect our lives and shape our community.