The 2023 International Arbitration Lecture speaker
The Honourable Justice Michael John Buss
On 1 February 2006, Justice Buss was appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Western Australia and also a Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
Since 1 February 2016, Justice Buss has been the President of the Court of Appeal of Western Australia.
Since 1 May 2014, Justice Buss has been the Presiding Member of the Western Australian Industrial Appeal Court.
Justice Buss has sat as an Acting Judge of the Court of Appeal of Queensland and as an Acting Judge of the Court of Appeal of South Australia.
Justice Buss has delivered more than 2,150 published judgments in all areas of the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Western Australia.
Prior to assuming judicial office, Justice Buss was a partner in a national law firm between 1 July 1982 and 30 June 1987. He practised at the Western Australian Bar between 1 July 1987 and 31 January 2006. In 1993 Justice Buss was appointed Queen's Counsel for Western Australia.