Public Service

Below is a list of Notable Old Haleians in the field of public service with links to further information where possible.

If you know of an Old Haleian who you believe should be included in the list please contact our Manager,
Judy Greaney, on (08) 9347 0169 or by email at




Septimus Burt QC

Attorney General of WA

Prominent landowner of 590,000 acres on the Ashburton River




Thomas Davy KC

Rhodes Scholar

Attorney General of WA


Sir Walter Hartwell James KCMG KC

Premier and Attorney General of Western Australia


George Leake CMG QC


At different times: Premier, Attorney General, Crown Solicitor and Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia


The Hon Robert Nicholson AO Judge of the Federal Court of Australia



Sir Stephen Henry Parker KCMGChief Justice of Western Australia1906-1914
Peter Panegyres AMCrown Solicitor for WA 
Christian Porter Attorney General of WA2008 - 2012
Stephen ScottJudge of the District Court of Western Australia