The Law Society has noted the passing of the ACT’s first Chief Judge:
The President of the ACT Law Society, Mr Martin Hockridge, today expressed his sadness at the passing of the Hon Russell Fox AC QC.
“Mr Fox was a prominent member of the legal profession within the ACT for many years,” Mr Hockridge said.
“During this time, Mr Fox attained a number of significant achievements, including his appointment as first Chief Judge of the ACT Supreme Court in 1977.
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“On behalf of the ACT legal profession, the Law Society would like to pass on our sincere condolences to the family of Mr Fox.”