Law School

John Toohey (1951)

 
John Toohey

High Court Judge

  • Admitted as a legal practitioner 1952
  • Senior Lecturer, Law School, University of Western Australia 1957-1958; Visiting Lecturer 1958-1965
  • Commenced practice as a barrister 1966
  • QC 1968
  • Helped to establish the Port Hedland Office of the Aboriginal Legal Service 1974
  • Judge of the Federal Court of Australia and Supreme Court of the Northern Territory 1977-1987
  • Aboriginal Lands Commissioner (Northern Territory) 1977-1982
  • Justice of the High Court of Australia 1987-1998