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Bernard Teague

Bernard Teague, AO, was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, in Australia, between 13 October 1987 and 15 February 2008. Justice Teague was the first solicitor to be appointed to the Supreme Court bench. He was formerly chief litigation solicitor for the Melbourne law firm, Corrs, and a former President of the Law Institute of Victoria,[1] and was created an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours, 2009.[2]

On 13 February 2009 Justice Teague was appointed to head the Royal Commission on the Black Saturday bushfires.[3]

Justice Teague was educated at De La Salle College, Malvern and then at the University of Melbourne, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1960 and a Bachelor of Laws with honours in 1962.[2]


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