Chief Justice The Honourable Alan Blow, Supreme Court of Tasmania
About the Presenter:
The Honourable Justice Alan Blow AO has been a judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania since 2000. Since April 2013 he has been the Chief Justice of Tasmania and the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania. His Honour is a graduate of the University of Sydney. After completing two years' undergraduate articles at F W Turton & Co, he was admitted as a solicitor in 1974 and practised with that firm until 1976. He went on to practise as a legal practitioner in Devonport (1976–1987), and at the bar in Hobart (1987–2000) before his appointment to the bench. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1995. He was a part-time Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (1993–2000). He has been a member of the Governing Council of the Australian Judicial Officers Association since 2000. He has been the President of the Law Society of Tasmania (1989-1990), and the Chairman of Trustees of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (1991–1997).