Law Council's 90th Anniversary - Past President Interviews
In celebration of the Law Council of Australia’s 90th Anniversary, the Law Council is celebrating this significant milestone by highlighting its rich history and key achievements throughout the years. As part of this campaign, the Law Council had the privilege to interview a selection of past Presidents, gaining a unique perspective on their time in the role.
Each President had the opportunity to address the below questions:
- Reflecting on your time as Law Council President, what were the three key policy priorities within your term?
- What was your greatest achievement as Law Council President and why?
- What was your most memorable Law Council moment and why?
- Based on your unique perspective as a Law Council President, how has the role of the Law Council over the last 90 years been important and relevant today?
A series of interviews will be published below leading up to the Law Council’s 90th Gala Dinner in December 2023.
Interview with The Hon Alex Chernov AC KC
The first interview of the series, the Law Council had the honour to interview the Hon Alex Chernov AC QC, who served as President in 1990–1991. During his term, Mr Chernov was responsible for initiating and implementing the purchase of the Law Council’s secretariat building on 19 Torrens Street in Canberra.
Read the full interview here.
Read biography here.