The Hon. Jennifer Davies - Deputy President
Judge, Federal Court of Australia
Jennifer Davies was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia in July 2013. Prior to her appointment she was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria in the trial division.
Justice Davies graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws in 1978 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1980.
She was appointed Senior Counsel for Victoria in 2004 and while at the Bar Justice Davies practiced in corporations, revenue, commercial and administrative law. She is a former President of the Tax Bar Association, Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Victorian Bar and Assistant and Secretary Convener of the Women Barristers’ Association.
Justice Davies is a Senior Fellow at University of Melbourne lecturing in post graduate courses.