Legal Opinions Author Biographies

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The Legal Opinions were authored by Attorneys-General, Solicitors-General and officers in the Attorney-General’s Department and/or by private counsel. Click on an author's name to view their biography and see the list of opinions they contributed to the printed volumes. Biographical notes published in the third volume were prepared by Carmel Meiklejohn. She is compiling more comprehensive biographical profiles of all authors in the three printed volumes and these will be progressively added to the site.

Authorsort icon Position Years active
WHITLAM Harry Frederick Ernest Crown Solicitor 1936–1949
WAUGH K.C. TBC TBC
WATSON G.A. TBC TBC
UNKNOWN TBC TBC
TIPPING P.J. TBC TBC
TAYLOR Alan Russell TBA TBA
TAIT J.B. TBC TBC
SYMON Josiah Henry Attorney-General 18 August 1904 – 5 July 1905
SUGERMAN Bernard TBA TBA
SPICER John Armstrong Attorney-General 19 December 1949 – 14 August 1956
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