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Profile: Peter O’Callaghan QC
Born: 8 September 1931  
Admitted to practice: 1960  
Signed Bar Roll: 1961  
Took silk: 1974  
Retired: Still practising  
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Biography: Peter John O'Callaghan was born in Horsham, Victoria in 1931 and was schooled until 14 at Horsham's St Michael's and St John's school.  He left to become a motor mechanic ... read more +  
Interview topics
  The Early Years
  Choosing a vocation
  Becoming a solicitor
  Apprenticeship with Brendan McGuinness
  Apprenticeship in the law
  Jim Foley
  Signing the Bar Roll
  Early years of practice
  Tricontinental Royal Commission
  Accommodation at the Bar
  The Bar today
  Concluding words
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