Julian Burnside

Barrister, Person

1949 –

23

Who is Julian Burnside?

Julian William Kennedy Burnside AO QC is an Australian barrister, human rights and refugee advocate, and author. He practises principally in commercial litigation, trade practices and administrative law. He is known for his staunch opposition to the mandatory detention of asylum seekers, and has provided legal counsel in a wide variety of high-profile cases.

He was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2009, "for service as a human rights advocate, particularly for refugees and asylum seekers, to the arts as a patron and fundraiser, and to the law."

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Born
Jun 9, 1949
Australia
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • Monash University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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