Andrew Beech

About

Andrew Beech

1986 Law Scholar

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Andrew Beech graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws with first class honours in 1984. Andrew earned several awards throughout his degree including a Dean’s Commendation. After completing his degree, Andrew commenced his Articles of Clerkship with Northmore Hale (now Minter Ellison).

Andrew was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Bachelor of Civil Law at Magdalen College, University of Oxford.

Studied at: University of Oxford

Current Biography

Andrew Robert Beech was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 25 June 2007. Born in April 1962, Justice Beech graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Honours) 1983 and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 1984. He also graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) in 1988 from Oxford University, England.

He was an articled clerk and completed restricted practice at Northmore Hale (now Minter Ellison), joined Parker & Parker (now Freehills) from 1989 -91 and was a Crown Prosecutor with Office of Director of Public Prosecutions WA from 1992 - 94.

He joined the Independent Bar in 1994 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2004. Justice Beech was Editor of the Western Australian Reports from 1997 - 2002 and Consultant Editor from 2002 - 2007.

Scholarship Year: 1986

Fields of Interest

Civil Law, Law