Life & Honorary Members

Life & Honorary Members

The Australian Bar Association’s Life and Honorary memberships are awarded by acclamation of the ABA Council to members and individuals for providing exceptional service to justice, the law and the legal profession.

Life Members

  • The Hon. Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE – 5 February 2002
  • The Hon. Mary Gaudron – 27 October 2002
  • The Hon. Mr Justice Frank Clarke (Supreme Court of Ireland) – 2003
  • The Honorable Mr Justice Malcolm Wallis (Supreme Court of Appeal, South Africa) – 2003
  • The Hon. Justice Michael McHugh AC – 31 January 2005
  • The Hon. David Malcolm AC – 4 December 2005
  • The Hon. Ian Callinan AC – 1 December 2006
  • The Hon. Leonard King AC – 1 December 2006
  • The Hon. Murray Gleeson AC – 2 December 2007
  • The Hon. Justice Glenn Martin AM – 2 December 2007
  • Roy Martin QC (Scotland) – 2008
  • The Hon. William Gummow AC – 17 September 2011
  • The Hon. Chief Justice John Doyle AC – 26 May 2012
  • Deputy President Daniel O’Connor – 8 December 2012
  • The Hon. Sue Crennan AC QC – 2 February 2015
  • The Hon. Justice Tom Bathurst AC – 2 February 2015
  • Philip Greenwood SC – 30 April 2016
  • Philip Selth OAM – 30 April 2016
  • The Hon. Chief Justice Robert Shenton French AC – 29 October 2016
  • The Hon. Kenneth Hayne AC – 12 Dec 2016

Honorary Members

  • Major Michael Dante Mori – 7 June 2007
  • Desmond John Michael Browne QC – 2 February 2009