New WA magistrate appointed
A metropolitan appointment to the Magistrates’ Court of Western Australia has been made, which takes effect as of this week.
West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley was pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Darge as a magistrate to the Magistrates’ Court of Western Australia.
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Mr Darge has assumed his position as a metropolitan magistrate effective from 28 May 2018.
Speaking about the appointment, Mr Quigley said Mr Darge brought more than 28 years of experience to his new role and is “well-versed” in the management of a large numbers of cases in challenging, high-pressure conditions.
“Mr Darge has prepared a general guide for litigants in the Magistrates’ Court, addressed article clerks at the Articles Training Program and has been a contributor to Kidd and Darge’s Traffic Law Reporter for several years,” the Attorney-General said.
“I congratulate [him] on his appointment and wish him well in his new role.”
Mr Darge was previously a managing partner at Corser & Corser and was also a partner at SRB Legal. In both roles, he was seen as an insurance law specialist.