About this Seminar
This seminar was held on the 6 August 2019 hosted by The STEP QLD Branch. The duration of the presentation is 1 hour.
Speaker Biography | The Hon. Justice Peter Applegarth - Supreme Court of Queensland
Justice Applegarth graduated Bachelor of Arts (1978) and Bachelor of Laws with first class honours (1980) from The University of Queensland. After graduating in law, Justice Applegarth served as associate to Justice Macrossan (1981) and worked as an articled clerk at the Brisbane firm of Morris Fletcher & Cross (1982).
On 1 February 1983, his Honour was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Justice Applegarth was awarded The University of Queensland travelling scholarship, and undertook two years of postgraduate study at Magdalen College, Oxford (1983–85), graduating Bachelor of Civil Laws (1985). Upon his return to Brisbane, his Honour served as associate to the Honourable Justice Jeffrey Spender of the Federal Court of Australia (1986).
On 11 August 1986, Justice Applegarth was admitted as a barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland. His Honour commenced a period of almost 22 years in practice in Brisbane before being appointed Queen's Counsel on 13 December 2000. Justice Applegarth's practice included a wide range of civil and public law litigation, and his Honour appeared at a number of commissions of inquiry. Justice Applegarth's areas of civil practice included professional negligence, commercial litigation, insurance law and media law.
Justice Applegarth was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 29 August 2008. His Honour served as a Supervised Case List judge in 2010 and as a Commercial List judge between 2011 and 2013. Justice Applegarth resumed duties as a Supervised Case List Judge in 2014.
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