Supreme Court of Western Australia

The Hon Justice Jennifer Hilda Smith

Jennifer Hilda Smith was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 27 June 2018, having been an Acting Judge since 1 August 2017. She was also Acting President of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) from 17 October 2009 until 26 December 2018.

Her Honour was awarded a Bachelor of Jurisprudence in 1984 and a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) in 1986 from the University of Western Australia.

She joined the Crown Solicitors Office in 1985 and remained with the Office until January 2000, after being appointed Senior Assistant Crown Counsel in 1997.

Justice Smith was appointed a Commissioner of the WAIRC on 10 January 2000, and Senior Commissioner on 21 November 2006.

Last updated: 31-Jan-2019

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