Addressing Judicial Officers and decision makers

Chief Judge



​In Writing
​The Honourable Justice Brian J Preston
Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court
  • 'Honourable' may be abbreviated to 'Hon.'
  • Refer to individual judge's associate contact details when writing directly to chambers
​Letter Begins
​Dear Chief Judge
​In Court
​'Your Honour'
​In Conversation
​Chief Judge
​Abbreviation
​Preston CJ

Judges



​In Writing
​The Honourable Justice (Surname)
  • 'Honourable' may be abbreviated to 'Hon.'
  • Refer to individual judge's associate contact details when writing directly to chambers
​Letter Begins
​Dear Judge, unless otherwise indicated.
​In Court
​When on the Bench all Judges of the Land and Environment Court are addressed as 'Your Honour'.
​In Conversation
​Judge
​Abbreviation
​(Surname) J

Retired Judges



​In Writing
The Honourable Mr/Ms/Mrs...​
​In Conversation
​Mr/Ms/Mrs (Surname)

Senior Commissioner



​In Writing
​Dear Senior Commissioner
​In Court
​Senior Commissioner Dixon
​In Conversation
​Senior Commissioner
​Abbreviation
​Dixon SC

Commissioners



​In Writing
​Dear Commissioner (Surname)
​In Court
​Commissioner (Surname)
​In Conversation
​Commissioner
​Abbreviation
​(Surname) C

Acting Commissioners



​In Writing
​Dear Commissioner (Surname)
​In Court
Commissioner (Surname)​
​In Conversation
​Acting Commissioner
​Abbreviation
​(Surname) AC
Last updated:

30 Nov 2020

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