The Honourable Ken R Handley AO C STJ KC
The Honourable Ken R Handley AO C StJ KC
Ken Handley retired as a Judge of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in January 2012 after 22 years on that Court. This included the maximum possible time as an Acting Judge between 2007 and 2012. While on the New South Wales Court of Appeal he also served as a part time Judge of the Fiji Court of Appeal from 1996 to 2003, and as a part time Judge of Fiji’s Supreme Court from 2003 to 2009.
Prior to his appointment to the bench he practised at the Sydney Bar for 30 years, 17 as King’s Counsel. He was also a member of the English and Fiji Bars. He had a general commercial, equity and appellate practice and appeared in intellectual property, banking, insurance, and shipping cases. He appeared frequently in the High Court of Australia, and in many cases in the Privy Council between 1967 and 1986 in appeals from Australia and Fiji. He also acted as an arbitrator and appeared in domestic arbitrations.
He is the author of three legal text books published in London and many articles and case notes in legal journals. These have ranged over estoppel, election, res judicata, bribery, fraud, tracing, and negligence. His publications and decisions have been cited by the High Court of Australia, the English Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the Privy Council and appellate courts in other jurisdictions including Ireland, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cyprus, and South Africa.
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