Sir Ivor Lloyd Morgan Richardson

Date of birth

24 May 1930 at Ashburton

Parents

William Thomas and Mary Kathleen Richardson

Married

Jane Kirchma 1955

Children

Three daughters

Education

  • Ashburton Borough School
  • Timaru Boys’ High School
  • Canterbury University College
  • University of Michigan

Honours

  • Appointed to the Privy Council 1978
  • Knight Bachelor 1986

Career

  • Professor of Law Victoria University 1967-73
  • Appointed High Court Judge 1977
  • Chaired committee of enquiry into inflation accounting
  • Member committee of enquiry into solicitors’ nominee companies
  • Chaired Royal Commission on Social Policy
  • Chairman of Council of Legal Education
  • Pro-chancellor and Chancellor Victoria University
  • President of the Court of Appeal

Author

Writer of numerous books and articles on legal subjects