Dr Gordon Hughes, AM
Director | Davies Collison Cave Law (AUSTRALIA)
Dr Gordon Hughes was President of LAWASIA from 2001 – 2003. A Melbourne-based legal practitioner, he previously served as President of the Law Council of Australia from 1999 – 2000. Dr Hughes has been a member of the LAWASIA ExCo for 20 years, first as an elected member between 1997 and 2012, and since then as a special appointee.
Dr Hughes chaired the LAWASIA Human Rights Committee from 2005 – 2009, and is currently chair of the Business Law Section. He was made a Distinguished Member of LAWASIA in 2005 and an Honorary Life Member in 2007.
Dr Hughes has practised extensively in the area of intellectual property, technology contracts, dispute resolution and data protection, and is the author of leading texts on computer contracts and data privacy.