|Preceded by Ewan Crawford|
Role Chief Justice of Tasmania
Name Alan Blow
|Alma mater University of Sydney|
Education University of Sydney
|Governor Kate Warner
Governor Kate Warner Peter Underwood
Full Name Alan Michael Blow
Born 2 December 1949 (age 66) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (1949-12-02)
Spouse(s) Margaret Ross (m. 1975)
Alan Michael Blow OAM (born 3 December 1949) is an Australian judge who is the current Chief Justice of Tasmania.
After graduating from the University of Sydney with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees, he practised as a barrister in civil litigation, criminal and family law, before being appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2000. He has also for a long while lectured in Supreme Court Advocacy at the University of Tasmania's Centre for Legal Studies, teaching postgraduate legal practice students.
On 8 April 2013, Blow was appointed Chief Justice of Tasmania, replacing Ewan Crawford who had reached the mandatory retirement age of 72.