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Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne

The Hon. Philip Cummins AM is a Senior Fellow (Hon) at the Melbourne Law School. He is Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, and Chair of the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee.
Mr Cummins was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria from 1988–2009 and was Senior Judge of the Trial Division and Principal Judge of the Criminal Division of the Court.
Following his judicial retirement, in 2011–2012 Mr Cummins was Chair of the Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children Inquiry. He was Chair of the Victoria Law Foundation from 2009–2014 and President of Court Network Inc from 2010–2014.


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    Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne