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BARRISTER AT LAW
University of Queensland
Bachelor of Arts, 1971
Bachelor of Laws, 1974
Master of Laws, 1983
Judge Advocate, Australian Defence Force
1988 - 2004
Who's Who in Australia
1997 - Present
Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year
2008 - Present
Freedom of City of London
2014 - Present
Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC) are lawyers appointed by letters patent to be one of
Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law. Membership exists in various Commonwealth
countries around the world and it is a status, conferred by the Crown, that is recognised by courts.
New South Wales, 1987
Australian Capital Territory, 1988
Northern Territory, 1988
Reserve Force Decoration
The Reserve Force Decoration was awarded to Reserve Force officers for 15 years efficient
service by members of the Defence Force. The Reserve Force Decoration carries the post-nominal, RFD.
It is the only long service award in the Australian honours system that carries a post-nominal entitlement.
First Clasp, 1992
Second Clasp, 1997
Order of the Rising Sun
The Order of the Rising Sun (旭日章 Kyokujitsu-shō) is a Japanese order, established in
1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. The Order was the first national decoration awarded by
the Japanese Government, created on April 10, 1875 by decree of the Council of State.
The badge features rays of sunlight from the rising sun. The order is awarded to those who
have made distinguished achievements in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture,
advancements in their field, development in social/occupational welfare or preservation of the environment.
Award, with gold rays and neck ribbon, 2010
Order of Australia
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II,
Queen of Australia, "for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and
other persons for achievement or for meritorious service".
Award, Member, 2012