Latest District Court

Big Law 17 November 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonVerdict in for Qantas’ unlawful termination of health and safety rep

The NSW District Court handed down a verdict in the first criminal prosecution brought against Qantas for standing down...

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The Bar 03 October 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyMagistrate named as new District Court judge in WA

An experienced magistrate, Felicity Zempilas, has been appointed as a new judge of the District Court of Western...

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The Bar 19 September 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy3 silks appointed to Qld District Court

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath has named three “exceptional” King’s counsel as judges of the District...

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The Bar 14 August 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy2 silks appointed to NSW District Court

NSW Attorney-General Michael Daley has named two Sydney-based senior counsel as the newest judges of the state’s...

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Big Law 02 August 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonQueensland solicitor’s ‘extraordinary’ error criticised by judge

A Queensland judge criticised a solicitor for making an “extraordinary and regrettable” error in his client’s...

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The Bar 31 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNZ chief judges move to address concerns for lawyers’ wellbeing

The chief judges of both the High Court and District Court in New Zealand have taken the “unusual step” of writing...

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The Bar 24 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamySilk named as new judge of WA District Court

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has appointed a Perth-based barrister to the state’s District Court as a...

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The Bar 16 May 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNew NSW A-G appoints judge of appeal, 2 judges for District Court

Michael Daley, the newly appointed Attorney-General in NSW, has named a new judge of appeal for the state’s Supreme...

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The Bar 08 May 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyWA gets new Court of Appeal judge, 2 new Supreme Court justices, and 2...

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has, this past week, made numerous judicial appointments in the nation’s...

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The Bar 06 April 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyDistrict Court judge named as new Qld Supreme Court justice

Judge Catherine Muir is set to become a Supreme Court justice in Queensland and will join the court’s trial...

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