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Street, Hon. Sir Laurence (Whistler)locked

AC 1989; KCMG 1976

Born Sydney, 3 July 1926; s of Hon. Sir Kenneth Street, KCMG; m 1st, 1952, Susan Gai, AM, d of E. A. S. Watt; two s two d; 2nd, Penelope Patricia, d of G. Ferguson; one d

QC (NSW) 1963; commercial mediator; Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales, 1974–89; Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1974–88

Education

Cranbrook Sch., Sydney; Univ. of Sydney (LLB Hons)

Career

RANVR, incl. war service in Pacific, 1943–47; Comdr, Sen. Officer RANR Legal Br., 1964–65. Admitted to NSW Bar, 1951; Judge, Supreme Court of NSW, 1965–74; Judge of Appeal, 1972–74; Chief Judge in Equity, 1972–74. Director: John Fairfax Holdings Ltd, 1991–97 (Chm., 1994–97); Monte Paschi Aust. Ltd, 1992–97. Lectr in Procedure, Univ. of Sydney, 1962–63, Lectr in Bankruptcy, 1964–65; Member: Public Accountants Regn Bd, 1962–65; Companies Auditors Bd, 1962–65; Pres., Courts-Martial Appeal Tribunal, 1971–74; Chairman: Aust. Commercial Disputes Centre Planning Cttee, 1985–86; Aust. Govt Internat. Legal Services Adv. Council, 1990; Aust. Mem., WIPO Arbitration Consultative Commn, Geneva, 1994–2003; Aust. Govt Designated Conciliator, ICSID, Washington, 1995–. Mem. Court, London Court of Internat. Arbitration, 1988–2003 (Pres., Asia-Pacific Council, 1989–2006). Pres., Aust. Br., 1990–94, World Pres., 1990–92, Life Vice-Pres., 1992, Internat. Law Assoc.; Chm., Judiciary Appeals Bd and Drug Tribunal, NSW Rugby League, 1989–. President: Sydney Univ. Law Grads Assoc., 1963–65; Cranbrook Sch. Council, 1966–74; St John Amb. Aust. (NSW), 1974–2006. Hon. Col, 1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers, 1986–96. FCIArb 1992. Hon. FIArbA 1989; Hon. Fellow, Aust. Inst. of Bldg, 2004. Hon. LLD: Sydney, 1984; Macquarie, 1989; Univ. of Technol., Sydney, 1998 (Fellow, 1990); Hon. DEc New England, 1996. KStJ 1976. Grand Officer of Merit, SMO Malta, 1977

Clubs

Union (Sydney); Royal Sydney Golf

Address

233 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

(2) 92230888

Fax: (2) 92230588