Latest Tasmania

Big Law May 30 2022 ByAdrian SuljanovicNew magistrates appointed in north and north-west Tasmania

Two new magistrates have been appointed to serve in the north and north-west of Tasmania. ...

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Tasmanian anti-protest bill
Politics May 10 2022 ByLauren CroftLegal organisations condemn Tasmanian anti-protest bill

Following the proposal of a new anti-protest law in Tasmania, a number of legal groups have voiced concerns – calling ...

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Zoe Papageorgiou
Politics May 02 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Survivors want to see perpetrators held accountable’

The commission of inquiry into the Tasmanian government’s responses to child sexual abuse in institutional settings st...

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Big Law Mar 20 2022 ByReporterSolicitor who made complaints against DPP found guilty of misconduct

The Supreme Court of Tasmania found a solicitor guilty of professional misconduct for advancing complaints against four ...

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Launceston, Tasmania
Big Law Dec 29 2021 ByLauren CroftFirmus to begin construction for cloud data centre

Australian data centre developer Firmus has successfully financed the construction of infrastructure for its flagship si...

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Big Law Dec 20 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonRegional Tasmanian clients to trial pilot program

With support from the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA), Tasmania Legal Aid and the Law Society of ...

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First female Solicitor-General for Tasmania appointed
Big Law Dec 15 2021 ByLauren CroftFirst female Solicitor-General for Tasmania appointed

A new Solicitor-General for Tasmania has been appointed, as Michael O’Farrell SC leaves the role after seven years. ...

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Supreme Court of Tasmania
Big Law Sep 23 2021 ByReporterThe Tasmanian Supreme Court has recommended that an ACT solicitor be r...

The Tasmanian Supreme Court has recommended that an ACT solicitor be removed from the roll after it heard that he told h...

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Supreme Court of Tasmania appoints seventh judge
Big Law Sep 13 2021 ByEmma RyanSupreme Court of Tasmania appoints seventh judge

A Tassie local has become the seventh judge to be appointed to the state’s Supreme Court.

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Tasmania’s legal profession
SME Law Aug 12 2021 ByLauren CroftWhat sets Tasmania’s legal profession apart?

The number of solicitors in Tasmania has increased exponentially since 2011. Here, Apple Isle practitioners reveal how i...

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