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Backhouse, Cecily

Her Honour, QC

Occupation
Barrister, Judge, Lawyer and Queen's Counsel

Summary

Her Honour, Cecily Backhouse QC was appointed a Judge of the District Court New South Wales, retiring in 2004.

Sources used to compile this entry: Brodsky, Juliette, 'Cecily Backhouse Interview, Cecily Backhouse QC interview with Juliette Brodsky, 4 July 2010', in Pioneering Women at the NSW Bar: 1921-1975, New South Wales Bar Association, 2011, http://www.nswbar.asn.au/the-bar-association/pioneering-women#/12_cecily_backhouse; Pioneering Women at the NSW Bar: 1921-1975, New South Wales Bar Oral History, with Brodsky, Juliette, New South Wales Bar Association, 2011, http://www.nswbar.asn.au/the-bar-association/pioneering-women/; http://www.nswbar.asn.au/the-bar-asssociation/bar-history.

Larissa Halonkin

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