The Hon Darren John JACKSON

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 20.03.2019
Location: Perth

Darren John Jackson was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia on 20 March 2019.

Justice Jackson graduated from the University of Western Australia with a B Juris and LLB (Hons) in 1991, and was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1992.

He practised in Perth as a commercial litigation solicitor until 2010, when he was called to the Western Australian Bar. He appeared as counsel in commercial cases including in the areas of corporations, insolvency, competition and consumer law. He was appointed Senior Counsel for Western Australia in 2016.

His Honour held positions on the Education Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia and the Competition and Consumer Committee of the of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, and served as a director and Chair of Francis Burt Chambers.

Associate and Research Associate applications

Justice Jackson invites those interested in being considered for the 2023 Associate and Research Associate positions to apply to his Chambers by 5.00 pm (AWST) on 4 March 2022.

Separate applications are required for each position and should take the form of a one page cover letter, brief CV and university transcript. Applications should be submitted via email to:

The successful applicants will be chosen by the end of March 2022.

General information about the associate positions can be found on the Judges' Associates page of the Employment section of the Federal Court website.

If you have any queries in relation to the process, please send an email to his Honour's Executive Assistant:

Updated December 2021