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Nationality
  
Australian

Education
  
University of Sydney

Role
  
Lawyer

Name
  
Bob Baxt

Occupation
  
Lawyer


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Born
  
27 June 1938 (age 85) (
1938-06-27
)
Shanghai, China

Books
  
Securities and Financial Services Law

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Chinese born Australian jurist Bob Baxt Died at 79


Robert "Bob" Baxt (born 27 June 1938) is an Australian lawyer and a former Chairman of the Trade Practices Commission (now the ACCC), former Dean of Law at Monash University and a Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne.

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Early life

Baxt was born in Shanghai, China, and settled in Australia in 1947. He was educated at Newington College (1947-1955), commencing as a preparatory school student in Wyvern House, and the University of Sydney.

Baxt is currently a partner of the Australian commercial law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. He initially joined Freehills as a solicitor in 1965 before entering academia. From 1980-1988, he was Dean of the Monash University Faculty of Law. From 1991-2004, he was a partner at Allens Arthur Robinson. He rejoined Freehills in January 2005 and is an emeritus partner.

Baxt is involved in a number of Australian legal publications. He is the founder and now General Editor of the Company and Securities Law Journal as well as the Australian Business Law Review. He is also Editor of the monthly newsletter on corporate regulation, The Baxt Report. In his time as an academic, he was also an editor of the Monash University Law Review.

Honours

  • Officer, Order of Australia 2003
  • Recipient, Centenary Medal 2001
  • References

    Bob Baxt Wikipedia


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