Alumni achievements

Melbourne Law School would like to congratulate the following alumni on their success.

Judicial appointment

His Hon. Judge John Carmody (LLB 1979) – appointed to the County Court of Victoria


Andrew Grech (LLB 1987), Slater & Gordon - Managing Partner of the Year, 2011 Lawyers Weekly Awards

Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa (JD 2005) – World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders 2011

Najwa Shihab (LLM 2009) – World  Economic  Forum Young Global Leaders 2011

Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards – Fiona McLeod SC (LLB 1987) Ron Merkel QC Award; Emrys Nekvapil (LLB 2002) Ron Castan AM QC Award; Ron Merkel QC (LLB 1963), Kristen Walker (LLB(Hons) 1991), Fiona Forsyth (LLB(Hons) 1997) and Neil McAteer, Public Interest/Justice Innovation Award

Queen's Birthday Honours 2011

Mark Brian OAM (LLB 1966) – Medal of the Order of Australia

Wing Commander Ian Henderson AM (LLM 1998, PhD Law 2008) – Member of the Order of Australia

Richard Kenzie AM QC (LLB(Hons) 1968, LLM 1972) – Member of the Order of Australia

Professor Sally Walker AM (LLB(Hons) 1976, LLM 1980) – Member of the Order of Australia

Scholarships and Fellowships

Dr Sonia Allen (PhD Law 2009) –  2011 Churchill Fellowship

Professor Ross Buckley (LLD 2008) –  2011 Fulbright Senior Scholarship

Magistrate Gregory Levine (LLB 1969) –  2011 Churchill Fellowship

Magistrate Jelena Popovic (LLM 2007) –  2011 Churchill Fellowship

Dr Timothy McEvoy (LLB(Hons) 1993, LLM 1997) – Fulbright Professional Australia-U.S. Alliance Studies Scholarship

Beyond the Law

Kim Crow (LLB 2010) and Kerry Hore won a silver medal in the women's double scull at the World Rowing Championships in Slovenia in September.

Anna Funder (LLB(Hons) 1991) has published her new book All that I am (Penguin 2011), a fictionalised account of a group of Germans who flee to London in the 1930s and become anti-Hitler activists.

Joshua Puls (LLB(Hons) 1996) has been seconded to the Royal Household of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall as Assistant Private Secretary (Commonwealth).

This article originally appeared in MLS News, Issue 6, October 2011.