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Big Law 25 July 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonFederal Court judge’s cutting attack on colleague and solicitor

The Federal Court has condemned a judge for her “unwillingness” to deliver a judgment for almost three years and has...

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Big Law 24 May 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonSA judge resigns following ‘complaint about conduct’

A South Australian District Court judge has resigned following an investigation into a complaint about his conduct.

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The Bar 24 April 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyFormer Fed Court CJ joins Atkin Chambers, Sydney Arbitration Chambers

The now-former chief justice of the Federal Court has made his next move, joining Atkin Chambers as a door tenant and...

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Big Law 20 April 2023 ByJess FeyderAttorney-General Mark Dreyfus and numerous other leading lawyers...

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus and numerous other leading lawyers praised the character and successes of the Federal...

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The Bar 31 March 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy1st-ever female Federal Court Chief Justice named

The Prime Minister and Attorney-General have today announced the new chief justice of the Federal Court of Australia.

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The Bar 02 February 2023 ByLauren CroftBell CJ on 2 centuries of judicial progress

In his first address at the Opening of the Law Term, the NSW chief justice reflected on 200 years of the judiciary, as...

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Big Law 14 November 2022 ByJess FeyderThe rule of law is being undermined in the social media age, says WA...

Public perceptions of the judiciary are changing in the “social media age” in a way that “threatens to undermine...

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The Bar 26 October 2022 ByJerome DoraisamySC designation ‘completely appropriate and suited’ in today’s...

In remarks to the newest cohort of silks in NSW, the state’s Chief Justice, the Honourable Andrew Bell, submitted that...

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The Bar 06 August 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Much has been achieved towards equality’, but barriers remain:...

Progress is certainly being made towards parity in Australia’s legal profession, Chief Justice Susan Kiefel says, but...

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Sir Gerard Brennan
The Bar 02 June 2022 ByJerome DoraisamySir Gerard Brennan passes

Former chief justice of the High Court of Australia, Sir Gerard Brennan, has passed away at the age of 94.

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