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Addressing judicial officers

General

Street Addre​ss

Supreme Court of New South Wales
Queens S​​quare
Sydney NS​W 2000

General

When on the Bench all Judges of the Supreme Court are addressed as 'Your Honour'.

In Conversation

'Judge' unless otherwise indicated.

In Writing

  • *The Honourable Mr Justice (surname)
  • The Honourable Justice (surname) ​

 

  • *See list of current judicial officers for the preferred form of address for individual Judges.
  • 'Honourable' may be abbreviated to 'Hon.'

Letter begins

Dear Judge, unless otherwise indicated.

Abbreviation

(Surname) J

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Writing

The Honourable T.F. Bathurst,
Chief Justic​​e of New South Wales
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000

Letter Begins

Dear Chief Justice

In Conversation

Chief Justice

Abbreviation

Bathurst CJ


Court of Appeal

Street Address

Court of Appeal
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Queens Sq​uare
Sydney NSW 2000

President

The Honourable Justice Beazley AO
President Court of Appeal
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000

Letters begin

Dear Judge (unless otherwise indicated)

In Conversation

Judge

Abbreviation

Beazley P

Members

e.g. McColl JA

 

Equity Division, Chief Judge

Chief Judge in Equity

The Honourable Justice Bergin Chief Judge in Equity
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000

Letters begin

Dear Judge

In Conversation

Chief Judge (unless otherwise indicated)

Abbreviation

Bergin CJ in Eq

 

Common Law Division, Chief Judge

Chief Judge at Common Law

The Honourable Justice Hoeben Chief Judge at Common Law
Sup​reme Court of New South Wales
Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000

Letters begin

Dear Judge

In Conversation

Chief Judge (unless otherwise indicated)

Abbreviation

Hoeben CJ at CL

 

Associate Judges*

In Writing

The Honourable Associate Justice (Surname)
Suprem​e Court of New South Wales
Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000

Letters begin

Dear Judge

In Conversation

Judge

Abbreviation

(Surname) AsJ

*this office was formerly known as Master of the Supreme Court until the introduction of new legislation on 15 June 2005.

Retired Judges

In Writing

The H​​onourable Sir (given name) ... [if Knighted]
The Honourable Mr ...

In Conversation

​Judge or Sir/Madam

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