Full Name
Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC
Job Title
Former Chief Justice and former Lieutenant Governor of Victoria
Speaker Bio
The Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC is the former Chief Justice of Victoria (2003-2017) and former Lieutenant Governor of Victoria (2006-2017). At the time she stepped down from the Supreme Court, she was the longest serving of the then state and federal Chief Justices. Earlier she was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria (1998-2003), including sitting as the Judge in Charge of the Commercial List and the Corporations List (now combined as the Commercial Court).

Marilyn Warren is a Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow of Monash University. She is a member of the Monash University Global Leaders’ Summit and teaches commercial law and international arbitration in the Monash University Law Faculty graduate programs. She is also the Judge in Residence at the University of Melbourne Law School. She has held the position of Chair of many institutions and bodies including the Courts Council of Victoria, the Judicial Commission of Victoria, the Judicial College of Victoria, the Victoria Law Foundation, the Council of Legal Education and the Council of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine.

Marilyn Warren presently sits as a domestic and international commercial arbitrator and is a member of the Dawson Chambers Senior Arbitration Group at the Victorian Bar. She has been a member of the Victorian Bar since 1985. She was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1997. She was admitted to practise in 1975.
Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC