Charles Anderson is the Head of the Legal Department of the Church in
Wales Provincial Office with responsibility for legal advice to the Bench
of Bishops, the Governing Body, the Representative Body and their respective
committees. Prior to this position, he worked for 21 years in private
practice both in London and the provinces.
He has been Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia since 1997.
He is Chancellor of the Diocese of Adelaide and Member of the Appellate
Tribunal of the Anglican Church of Australia (ACA). He is also the Chairman
of the Church Law Commission of the ACA and Chair of the Committees of
the General Synod of the ACA. He is, in addition, a Member of the Standing
Committee of the General Synod and of the Diocesan Council of the Diocese
Bracks, Raynold Paul
Admitted in 1986 as an Attorney and in 1999 was admitted as an Advocate
of the High Court of South Africa. He specialises in Corporate Law. He
serves on a voluntary and part-time basis as the Registrar of CPSA and
the Vice-Chancellor of the Diocese of Johannesburg, one of the Dioceses
of the CPSA. In his own church in the parish of Christ the King Coronationville,
he is a Lay Minister and is also chair of his church’s council. He
also serves as chair and Executive Member, Trustee and Director of
more than 20 NGO's and Church organisations. As a result of his position
and Vice-Chancellor, he automatically serves as Trustee of various Church
Trusts, including the Bishopscourt Trust.
He has been Chancellor of the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert's Land
(one of the four provinces of the Anglican Church of Canada) since 1992,
former Chancellor (1987 to 1997) and Vice-Chancellor (1983 to 1987) of
the Diocese of Edmonton.
Currently, he is a Judge of the Court of Queens Bench of Alberta and
parishioner at All Saints Cathedral, Edmonton.
Cameron, Q.C., Sheila
Sheila has recently retired from daily practice at the Bar, where she
had had a distinguished practice in planning and parliamentary law. She
served in a number of senior ecclesiastical appointments, as Chancellor
of the Diocese of Chelmsford for 30 years, and of the London Diocese
for 10 years. She has been Vicar-General for Archbishop Robert Runcie
and George Carey. She was appointed Dean of the Arches and Auditor in
2001, and serves also as a member of the General Synod of the Church
Cheng, Moses Mo-Chi
He is the Senior Partner of the law firm of Messrs P. C. Woo & Co
and also serves as an independent non-executive director of a number
of public companies. Between 1991 and 1995 he was appointed and served
as a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Currently, he is
serving as chairman and member of the various government advisory boards
and committees as well as non-governmental organisations.
He is a member of the vestry of St. Paul's Church, Hong Kong where he
has served in various capacities. And the moment, he is serving as the
Chancellor of the Province as well as the Diocese of the Hong Kong Island.
He also serves as a member of the Standing Commission of Education of
Davidson, Bruce N.
He is Chancellor of the Diocese of Auckland, New Zealand and member
of the General Synod of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand
and Polynesia. He has been a barrister and solicitor of the High Court
of New Zealand since 1961. He is still in private practice as a lawyer
and is a partner in Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, Auckland.
He serves on the boards of several public and private companies, charitable
trusts and Southern Cross Healthcare. In addition, and he is a former
Council Member and President of the Auckland Law Society and Vice President
of the New Zealand Law Society.
Ian Farlam is a Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South
Africa and Provincial Chancellor of the Church of the Province of South
Africa. He has advised the Synod of Bishops on a number of legal issues
including the ordination of female priests and the consecration of female
Fernando, Deveni Vidanelage Vyoa Sriyanganie
She is an Attorney-at-law holding a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master
of Laws degree. She is presently employed as a Deputy Legal Draftsman
in the Legal Draftsman Department in Sri Lanka. She has been actively
involved in the work of the Diocese of Colombo and in the local Parish
and was appointed as the Registrar of the Diocese in 1999.
Barrister (Gray's Inn 1978), Attorney of the Supreme Court of Seychelles
(1981) and Notary (1980). He is a Member of the National Assembly of
Seychelles (2001). He is also in private legal practice in the Seychelles
as well as being the Diocesan Secretary and Chancellor of the Anglican
Diocese of Seychelles.
He is Chancellor of the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean and
a member of the Anglican Consultative Council.
Giwa-Amu, Steven I. O.
He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple, London in February 1958.
Between 1966 and 1970, he was the Solicitor General of Midwestern Nigeria.
He still remains a legal consultant to the firm of Giwa-Amu & Co.,
solicitors and advocates. He became a Knight of St Christopher in 1994
and was elected Provincial Registrar of the Church of Nigeria in 1997.
Hitt, Lawrence R.
He is the national president of the Association of Chancellors in the
United States (the Episcopal Chancellors’ Network). Mr Hitt has
served as Chancellor of the Diocese of Colorado since 1990 and has been
elected four times as a General Convention Deputy. He is also a judge
on the Province VI appellate court of review and a member of the Province’s
For fourteen years, he has served as a national officer and director
of the charitable organisation, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America.
In addition, he works in private practice in Denver and serves on the
boards of several governmental and non-profit organisations.
Richard is the Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and is
a senior lecturer at Northwestern University School of Law.
He is also a Member of the Standing Commission on Constitution and Canons
of the Episcopal Church. He is the Senior Partner and Partner-in-charge
of the Intellectual Property Group of Schiff Hardin & Waite, Chicago.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the American
Bar Foundation and also serves on the Visiting Committee of the University
of Chicago Divinity School.
Kim, Chin Man
Professor Kim has studied medieval English literature at University
College, London and then taught at Korea University, Seoul and other
institutions until 1996. Since 1996 he has taught Anglicanism at Sunggonghoe
(Anglican) University. He has also served as a delegate to three meetings
of the Anglican Consultative Council.
Lalwet, Floyd P
Mr Lawlet is presently the Associate Chancellor and in-house Legal Counsel
of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines. He also lectures on Canon
Law at the St Andrews Theological Seminary. Aside from engaging in private
practice, he is presently Deputy Director for the National Legal Aid
Committee of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
Majok, Majok Mading
Majok Marding Majok graduated in law from the University of Khartoum
in 1981 and since then has been working as a Government Attorney. In
addition, he holds a PostGraduate diploma in International Relations,
having majored in international law. He has been a member of the Synod
of the Diocese of Renk and since 1996, been Chancellor of that Diocese
as well. In 2000, he was a member of the Electoral College that elected
the new Archbishop and was consequently appointed as Chancellor of the
Episcopal Church of the Sudan.
Newell, Lawrence Michael
He is the Chancellor of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea and
was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in Papua New Guinea in 1975.
He is admitted to practice in Australia and is a Fellow of the Institute
of Legal Executives in the United Kingdom.
He has held various positions within the Papua New Guinea Law Department
and then with the Department of Prime Minister before becoming Registrar
the Supreme and National Court of Papua New Guinea (as well as Sheriff
and Admiralty Marshall). He is also a member of various government committees,
particularly in the field of law and order.
Phay, U Mya
He is currently the finance director of Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise,
a member of the Yangon Diocesan Trust Association, former Chairman of
the Planning in Finance Committee of the Church of the Province of Myanmar.
In addition, he is Legal Advisor to the Myanmar Church and Treasurer
of the Myanmar Council of Churches.
Justice Ramadhani is a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of Tanzania,
Judge of the East African Court of Justice and Vice-Chairman of the National
Electoral Commission of Tanzania. He is also Registrar of the Anglican
Church of Tanzania.
John Rees is a solicitor and partner in the firm of Winckworth Sherwood,
which has branches in both Oxford and London. He is the Provincial Registrar
for the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Legal Adviser to the Anglican Consultative
Council. He has served on the General Synod, and is Vice-Chairman of
the Legal Advisory Committee of the Church of England.
As a priest of the Church of England, his strong interest in Anglican
Communion affairs derives from service as a volunteer hospital administrator
before ordination, at Multan in Pakistan; and as a lecturer in Christian
Ethics for several years in an ecumenical theological College in Freetown,
Stevenson, QC, Ronald
He was in general legal practice between 1953 and 1972 and was a Judge
of the Court of Queens Bench of New Brunswick between 1972 and 1994.
And roughly the same time, he was Chancellor of the Diocese of Fredericton
(1977-1989). In 1989, he was installed as Chancellor of the Ecclesiastical
Province of Canada and remained so until 2000.
He has also been heavily involved in the General Synod of the Anglican Church
of Canada since 1986 and its Chancellor since 1999.