Bruce M Debelle AO QC

Bruce M Debelle AO QC

Admitted

Admitted to practise in South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory.
No longer practising as a barrister.
Practise only as a mediator.

Academic Qualifications

University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Harvard Law School Mediation Course, 2000

Professional Experience

1961 - 1962 Associate to the Hon Justice Windeyer , High Court of Australia
1962 - 1974 Practised as barrister and solicitor at Stevens Jacobs Mellor & Bollen
1975 - 1982 Practised as barrister and solicitor at Finlayson & Co
(From 1978-1981 on leave to Australian Law Reform Commission)
1978 - 1981 Commissioner , Australian Law Reform Commission , Sydney
1981 - 1983 Part-time Commissioner Australian Law Reform Commission
1982 Appointed Queen's Counsel
1983 - 1990 Practised as barrister at Bar Chambers
1990 - 2008 Justice of Supreme Court of South Australia
2008 - 2009 Acting Justice Supreme Court of NSW
2008 - 2011 Acting Justice Supreme Court of South Australia
2009 Practised as Mediator
(Conducted mediations while a judge of Supreme Court of SA)

 

1983 - 1989 Member Executive Committee of Law Society of SA
1989 - 1990 President of Law Society of SA
1987 - 1990 Member of Executive Committee of Law Council of Australia
1989 - 1990 President-Elect of Law Council of Australia
2006 - 2008 Chairman of Judicial Conference of Australia