Owen Dixon

Date of this Version

January 2004

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Pre Print

Carney, Gerard & Corkery, Jim (2004). Owen Dixon. In Rafael Domingo (Ed), Juristas Universales (Vol. 4, pp. 152-156). Madrid: Marcial Pons.

To obtain a copy of this book contact Marcial Pons.


Dixon was a talented and later a dominant advocate. Australian Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies, as a newly called barrister, was Dixon’s first ever pupil. Menzies described Dixon as the “greatest legal advocate of his time”.



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