The Honourable, QC
- Barrister, Judge, Lawyer and Queen's Counsel
Christine Wheeler was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1980. In 1994 she was the first woman appointed QC in Western Australia. She was the first female Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia from 1996-2004. She was a Judge of the Court of Appeal from 2004-2010. From 2001-2005 Christine was the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Western Australia.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.law.uwa.edu.au/alumni/graduates/1980s/wheeler (viewed 30 August 2016); http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/content/procedure/judges/wheeler.aspx (no longer available).
Prepared by Larissa Halonkin
Created: 17 August 2016, Last modified: 30 August 2016