State of the Profession
Thursday 13 September 2018
The Honourable Justice Fabian Gleeson
Justice Gleeson was sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW and a judge of the Court of Appeal in April 2013. Before his appointment he practised as a barrister specialising in corporate law and insolvency, equity, insurance and reinsurance. His Honour was appointed Senior Counsel in 2005. Prior to being called to the Bar in 1991, Justice Gleeson practised as a solicitor at Freehill Hollingdale & Page (now known as Herbert Smith Freehills) from 1980 and was made a partner at the law firm in 1985.
Justice Gleeson holds degrees in Economics and Law (Hons) and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney. He has served as a casual lecturer in Insolvency and Business Finance courses at the University of Sydney. He is currently a casual lecturer in the graduate Contract courses at the University of Sydney.