Latest District Court

The Bar 12 February 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyWA appoints new deputy SAT president, District Court judge

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has appointed a new deputy president of the State Administrative Tribunal,...

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The Bar 04 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyMaster of the Supreme Court, District Court judge appointed in WA

For the first time, a woman has been appointed as Master of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, with a senior...

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The Bar 29 November 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNew Supreme Court, District Court judges appointed in NSW

NSW Attorney-General Michael Daley has elevated a District Court judge to the state’s Supreme Court and appointed a...

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The Bar 20 November 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyEarlier this month, NSW Attorney-General Michael Daley named two...

Earlier this month, NSW Attorney-General Michael Daley named two barristers as judges for the state’s District Court...

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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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