Hon Dr Robyn Layton AO QC

Hon Dr Robyn Layton AO QC

Former Justice of the Supreme Court of SA

My first appointment to the bench was as a Judge and Deputy President of the South Australian Industrial Court and Commission; then a Deputy President of the Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal and finally a Supreme Court in South Australia. Since 2010 I am an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia, Justice and Society and also work as a Judicial Education and Program Development Consultant. As a consultant for the UN International Labour Organization (ILO), I deliver training for judges, arbitrators, mediators and lawyers on labour law and human rights standards in more than 10 countries. As a consultant for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) I have promoted gender issues for women. In Pakistan and Afghanistan, I delivered training programs for judges and prosecutors including setting up Gender Based Violence Courts. In Mongolia, Lao PDR and Fiji I am delivering capacity building workshops on strengthening women’s resilience to climate and disaster risks. Most recently I am working as a consultant on promoting Gender-Responsive Judicial Systems in Timor-Leste and 2 other pacific countries.