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The Hon. Justice Chris Maxwell

B.A. (Hons) (Melb) – Philosophy and History (First Class Honours), Rhodes Scholar for Victoria, B. Phil (Oxon)

Adjunct Professor, College of Law & Justice

The Hon. Justice Chris Maxwell has previous experience as a:

  • Barrister, Lincoln's Inn, London
  • Solicitor, Phillip Fox, Melbourne
  • Principal Private Secretary to Senator Gareth Evans (Commonwealth Attorney-General, 1983-84)
  • Appointed Queens Counsel, 1998
  • Conducted review of Victorian Occupational Health and Safety legislation
  • Appointed President of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria, 2005.

Professional membership

  • Member, Legal Aid Commission of Victoria
  • President, Liberty Victoria