Faculty of Law Alumni


Farewell the Honourable Justice Heerey

Ceremonial Sitting of the Full Court

BLACK CJ: Before I invite the Solicitor-General to address the court, I wish to express the court’s gratitude to Justice Heerey for his great contributions to our jurisprudence, to the administration of our court, and to our court’s collegiate life. Others will no doubt speak about various aspects of Justice Heerey’s judicial work, both as a trial and as an appellate judge. But there are contributions made within the court that should be placed now on the public record, and for which our...

Date: 13-Feb-2009

Because there’s more to life than working 12 hours a day

Community, flexibility and family in regional practice.

When I graduated from UTAS in 1982 I never would have thought that decades later I would be living and working in the NW coast of our state. I worked as a young lawyer in Hobart until 1986 when I moved to Burnie with my husband Colin McKenzie also a graduate of the UTAS Law School. Intending to stay for 2 years we are still here 24 years later, partners in a firm with 13 people including 5 legal practitioners. We have 2 sons- Simon and Alex...

Date: 06-Feb-2009

Emeritus Prof Enid Campbell AO

A distinguished legal scholar and Tasmanian living legend.

Written by Kate Rayment, 2008 TULS President

As the first female Professor and Dean of a Law school in Australasia, Emeritus Professor Enid Campbell is no stranger to an award of excellence for her contribution to academia and public life. Her position as one of UTAS' – and indeed as one of Australia's most distinguished legal scholars (male or female) was recognised in 2005 when she was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in recognition of her contribution to the law.

Date: 05-Feb-2009

The University of the 1950s

Not the same: The Law School in the 1950s

The recent death of Dennis Rose, my classmate in the Faculty of Law at University of Tasmania in the period 1953 – 1957, brought on many memories of being a law student in those years.

Date:  19-Jan-2009

In Memory of Dennis Rose AC, QC

Dr.Dennis John Rose A.M., LL.B. Tas, B.A. Oxon; A. Mus.A.; Q.C., Ph.D.(born April 24,1936; died November 24, 2008)

By Hon. Duncan Kerr SC

I have been asked to comment on the sad passing of Dennis Rose AC QC, former Chief General Counsel for the Commonwealth of Australia. I understand that Dr Rose featured in recent Law and UTas Alumni Magazines, so I will simply highlight his achievements from my perspective as a former minister in the Keating government.

Date: 02-Dec-2008

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