At the meeting of 19 October 1954, Bar Council resolved to appoint a registrar. On 25 November 1954 at the Annual General Meeting of the New South Wales Bar Association it was resolved that L F Osborne be appointed registrar.
|November 1954 – December 1970||L F Osborne (Registrar)|
|1964 – 1970||Captain W F Cook LVO (Assistant Registrar)|
|January 1971 – July 1985||Captain W F Cook LVO (Registrar)|
|August 1985 – Feb 1992||Captain T R Duchesne (Registrar)|
|March 1992 – May 1993||Captain J O Morrice (Registrar)|
|June 1993 - August 1993||Philip Greenwood (Acting Registrar)|
|September 1993 – May 1997||Babette Smith (Chief Executive)|
|November 1997 – to present||Philip Selth OAM (Executive Director)|
Note: This list excludes persons who were appointed short-term or acting registrars/CEOs/ executive directors.