We look forward with great anticipation to the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting - Legal Aspects of Rehabilitation Medicine - Saturday morning Keynote Address by The Honourable Justice Paul Le Gay Brereton, AM RFD.
Justice Brereton was educated at the University of Sydney, admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales in 1982, called to the Bar in 1987 and appointed Senior Counsel in 1998. In 2005, he was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, where he sat primarily in the Equity Division, and was the Corporations List Judge and Adoptions List Judge. On 23 August 2018 he was appointed a Judge of Appeal. Since 2013 he has been a member of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal and since 2019 is Deputy President of the Tribunal. He was appointed a part-time Commissioner of the NSW Law Reform Commission on 1 June 2016 and Deputy Chairperson on 1 July 2016.
As a Defence Reservist, he was Head of Reserves in the rank of Major General and he is currently an Assistant Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force.
He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the Military Division in 2010 for exceptional service as Chief of Staff 5th Brigade, Assistant Chief of Staff Land Headquarters and Commander 5th Brigade.