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
GOWANS Gregory TBC TBC
GROOM Littleton Ernest Attorney-General 12 October 1906 ‒ 13 November 1908; 21 December 1921 ‒ 18 December 1925
HAM Wilbur Lincoln Barrister, Victoria 1907‒1947
HIGGINS Henry Bournes Attorney-General 27 April 1904 – 17 August 1904
HOLLOWAY Edward James TBC TBC
HOLMES J.D. TBC TBC
HUGHES William Morris Attorney-General 13 November 1908 ‒ 2 June 1909; 29 April 1910 ‒ 24 June 1913; 17 September 1914 ‒ 21 December 1921; 20 March 1939 ‒ 7 October 1941.
IRVINE William Hill Attorney-General 24 June 1913 – 17 September 1914
ISAACS Isaac Alfred Attorney-General 5 July 1905 – 12 October 1906
KITTO Frank Walters TBA TBA
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