The Honourable Justice Ashley Black

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Sydney)

Master of Laws (Sydney)

Professional Organisation

Supreme Court of New South Wales

The Honourable Justice Ashley Black


Justice Black was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 4 July 2011. He was previously a dispute resolution partner at Mallesons Stephen Jaques where he practised primarily in commercial litigation and financial services regulation.

He was admitted as a solicitor in 1987 and was a Judge's Associate in the Federal Court of Australia in 1988. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney.

He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney Law School and a Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. He is joint author of Securities and Financial Services Law, 8th ed, 2012 and Austin & Black's Annotations to the Corporations Act 2010.