Judge Judith Gibson

Areas of expertise

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (Sydney)

Bachelor of Laws (Sydney)

Master of Arts (Sydney)

Professional Organisation

District Court of NSW

Judge Judith Gibson

BA (Hons), LLB, MA

Judge Gibson, who has been Bulletin Author for Australian Defamation Law and Practice since 1993, was appointed Judge of the District Court of NSW in 2001.

She was appointed by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of France to the Conseil Scientifique (AED Attractivité du droit) between 2004–2007and to the Fondation pour le droit continental, which replaced this body, from 2008 to date. She has been the President of the Judiciary Working Group, Union Internationale des Avocats since 2008.

She is also an Affiliate at the Centre for Asia and Pacific Studies (http://sydney.edu.au/law/caplus/about.shtml), University of Sydney since 2009, and a Board member at the Tim Fischer Centre for Global Trade and Finance (Bond University, Australia http://www.bond.edu.au/faculties-colleges/faculty-of-law/research/tim-fischer-centre-for-global-trade-finance/members/index.html ) since 2010.

Her other publication activities include Co-editor of Réformes du droit économique et développement en Asie, La documentation française (2007), Reader Panel member for the China Journal of Comparative Law (2012), and reader for the Henri Capitant Law Review  (ed. Prof C Grimaldi) (2011).



Publications and Editorial Contacts

Australian Defamation Law & Practice, Looseleaf - contact: LN LL Publishing

Professional Contact

District Court of NSW
PO Box K1026
Sydney NSW 2000