Law Society congratulates Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients

Law Council of Australia Media Statement

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates the Hon Justice Carmel McLure and the Hon Cheryl Edwardes after they were each named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

The Hon Justice McLure was awarded Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to the law and to the judiciary in Western Australia, to legal administration and professional development, and to the community through contributions to tertiary education and arts organisations. The Hon Justice McLure is a Life Member of the Law Society.

The Hon Cheryl Edwardes, former Attorney General of Western Australia, was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the people and Parliament of Western Australia, to the law and to the environment, and through executive roles with business, education and community organisations. The Hon Cheryl Edwardes first joined the Law Society in 1989.

Law Society President Elizabeth Needham said, “The Hon Justice McLure and the Hon Cheryl Edwardes are both thoroughly deserving of their awards in the Order of Australia. Their inclusion on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list confirms their status as highly distinguished members of the legal profession in Western Australia.”

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For comment please contact:

Andrew MacNiven
Media and Communications Officer
(08) 9324 8634
amacniven@lawsocietywa.asn.au

Law Society congratulates Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates the Hon Justice Carmel McLure and the Hon Cheryl Edwardes after they were each named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

The Hon Justice McLure was awarded Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to the law and to the judiciary in Western Australia, to legal administration and professional development, and to the community through contributions to tertiary education and arts organisations. The Hon Justice McLure is a Life Member of the Law Society.

The Hon Cheryl Edwardes, former Attorney General of Western Australia, was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the people and Parliament of Western Australia, to the law and to the environment, and through executive roles with business, education and community organisations. The Hon Cheryl Edwardes first joined the Law Society in 1989.

Law Society President Elizabeth Needham said, “The Hon Justice McLure and the Hon Cheryl Edwardes are both thoroughly deserving of their awards in the Order of Australia. Their inclusion on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list confirms their status as highly distinguished members of the legal profession in Western Australia.”

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For comment please contact:

Andrew MacNiven
Media and Communications Officer
(08) 9324 8634
amacniven@lawsocietywa.asn.au