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The Bar 06 November 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy2 new magistrates appointed in Cairns

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath has made two permanent appointments to the Cairns Magistrates Court.

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The Bar 23 October 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyJagot J: ‘Work hours matter’ in addressing burnout

High Court Justice Jayne Jagot says a “critical look” at the culture of legal workplaces is paramount if the scourge...

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Big Law 14 October 2023 ByLawyers WeeklyThe Voice referendum is finally here, and academics and judges around...

The Voice referendum is finally here, and academics and judges around the country are out addressing concerns about the...

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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 02 October 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonJudge, government appeal $300k order for false imprisonment

A federal court judge found to have falsely imprisoned a man for contempt of court has filed an appeal.

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The Bar 22 August 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyVictoria appoints new associate justice to Supreme Court

Catherine Gobbo, a “leading barrister in insolvency law and litigation”, has been elevated to the Supreme Court of...

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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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Big Law 31 July 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonCOVID-19 discrimination claim ‘offends common sense’, judge rules

A Federal Court judge said it would “offend common sense” if he allowed a woman to bring a claim of discrimination...

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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 26 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyFirst Indigenous woman appointed to an Australian Supreme Court

ACT magistrate and Kamilaroi woman Louise Taylor is set to become the first Indigenous female Supreme Court judge in...

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