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Francis Douglas, QC

 

 

 

 

Francis Douglas QCFrancis Douglas, QC, is the son of Justice James Archibald Douglas of the Supreme Court of Queensland and younger brother of Robert, who was a member of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Francis' younger brother James, was once associate to the Chief Justice Sir Harry Gibbs, and is currently a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland; his cousin is president of the Queensland Bar Association.

In April 2009, he was a member of the Fiji Court of Appeal that heard the appeal in the matter of Qarase and others v Bainimarama. The court declared that dismissal of former Prime Minister Qarase, the dissolution of the parliament and the assumption of executive authority by the military unconstitutional.

He has a passionate association with the world of wine – as collector, part-time vigneron and, of course, drinker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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