Hon. Paul Guest was admitted to practise as a barrister and solicitor in 1965 and signed the Roll of Counsel of the Victorian Bar in 1969. Appointed One of Her Majesty’s Counsel in 1983, Paul practiced principally in Family Law, Criminal Law and sundry civil jurisdictions. In 1998, he was appointed a Judge of the Family Court of Australia, retiring in 2008 when he joined the Board of the Lasallian Foundation, advocating rights and education of marginalized children in the Pacific rim. Paul is a Benefactor of the Bendigo Art Gallery and a member of the Curatorial Board of NotFair, a satellite art fair promoting the rights of emerging and unrepresented artists in Australia. He has represented Australia in rowing in the Olympic Games, World Championships, the Commonwealth Games and is the current Chairmanof the Rowing Australia Appeals Tribunal.