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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: 

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.