Wayne Lindsay Cochrane

Member of the Land Court of Queensland

University education

  • Barristers Board (2nd class honours) (1988)
  • Masters of Science, Griffith University (1984)
  • Bachelor of Economics, The University of Queensland (1977)
  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Queensland (1974)
  • Admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland (1989)
  • Clerk to his Honour Judge Quirk of the District and Local Government Courts (1987–88)
  • Master in Charge of the Lower School at Brisbane Grammar School (1973–86)
  • State school teacher (1970–72)
  • Member, Land Court of Queensland (2010–present)

Pre-judicial career

  • Admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland (1989)
  • Clerk to his Honour Judge Quirk of the District and Local Government Courts (1987–88)
  • Master in Charge of the Lower School at Brisbane Grammar School (1973–86)
  • State school teacher (1970–72)

Judicial career

  • Member, Land Court of Queensland (2010–present)

Biographical notes

Member Cochrane was appointed as a Member of the Land Court of Queensland on 15 April 2010.

Prior to his appointment, Member Cochrane had a large private practice at the Bar where he specialised in planning, environment and land law.

Papers

WL Cochrane, ‘Expert Evidence – The View from the Bench’ (Paper presented at the Australian Property Institute National Property Conference, Gold Coast, November 2015)