Chief Justice Chris Kourakis (Chair)
The Honourable Chris Kourakis was appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia on 25 June 2012. His Honour is recognised as one Australia’s leading law reformers in the area of civil litigation processes and the modernisation of court infrastructure, enabling more efficient and accessible administration of justice for all court users. His Honour was admitted to practice in 1982 and worked at the Legal Services Commission for several years then at a suburban practice before going to the Bar in 1989. His Honour was a Legal Services Commissioner from 1993-1997, and took silk in 1997. His Honour was President of the Law Society in 2001 before being appointed as Solicitor-General for the State of South Australia in 2003. His Honour was appointed to the bench of the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2008. His Honour has been a National Patron of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association since 2014 and conferred a Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa by Flinders University in April 2015.