MEDIA ADVISORY: GEORGE WILLIAMS JOINS GRATA’S BOARD

27 October 2020 

Professor George Williams AO, imminent constitutional law expert, UNSW Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Planning and Assurance, Anthony Mason Professor and Scientia Professor of Law has joined Grata Fund as a Board Director.  

George comes to Grata with an impressive background in the law and academy. He has appeared in many cases over the past two decades including on freedom of speech, freedom from racial discrimination and the rule of law. In addition to his current posts, he has been Dean of Law at UNSW and held visiting positions and numerous renowned international universities. George has a regular column in The Australian and writes often for other media outlets. 

‘I am delighted to join the board of the Grata Fund. It has already made a difference to many lives through improving access to justice, and I have no doubt it has a big future ahead’, said George Williams. 

George Williams joins the ranks of other leading legal thinkers and practitioners including Grata’s Patron, The Hon. Tony Fitzgerald AO QC as well as Deanne Weir, Jennifer Robinson, The Hon. Marcia Neave AO, Dr Peter Cashman, Roxanne Moore, Simone Whetton who sit on the Board. 

‘We are absolutely delighted to have George join our Board. He’s a constitutional expert of the highest calibre and brings with him years of experience that we know will enable more communities facing injustice to bring their cases to the courts’, said Isabelle Reinecke, Founder and Executive Director, Grata Fund.


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