Our council

Members of the Council of the Forbes Society

The Hon. J L B Allsop AO, Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia
Senior Vice President The Hon Justice Geoff Lindsay, Supreme Court of NSW
Junior Vice President Professor Mark Lunney – Professor of Law, University of New England
Secretary Dr Simon Chapple, Barrister.
Treasurer Carol Webster SC
Members Wendy Robinson QC, former (founding) Junior Vice President   Dr Ben Chen – Associate Lecturer University of Sydney  David Miller – partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley Michael Tidball, CEO, Law Society of NSW
 Hon Executive Director Greg Tolhurst, Executive Director of the New South Wales Bar Association

Advisory Board


The Hon Justice Mark Leeming, Supreme Court of NSW, Court of Appeal  –  Tony Cunneen, Head of Publications at St. Pius X College Chatswood  –  David Ash, Barrister   –
 Philip Selth OAM, also Publications Director, former (founding) Hon Executive Director, Councillor 2017/18, former Executive Director of the NSW Bar Association –
The Hon Keith Mason AC QC, former (founding) Senior Vice President; joined Adv Board in late 2017 –
Kathleen Morris – joined Adv Board in 2018 (tipstaff to Gleeson JA in 2014 and then Associate to Allsop CJ 2015-2016, now a solicitor at Clayton Utz. In 2014, with Allsop CJ, Kathleen delivered a tutorial in our series) –
 Mandy Tibbey, Barrister – joined Adv Board in 2019
Life member of the Society and Past President Emeritus Professor Bruce Kercher, Macquarie University