The Bar

6 appointments made to WA Magistrates CourtAug 05 2020

Western Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has named six appointees to the Magistrates Court of the Wildflower State.

by Jerome Doraisamy


Jul 28 2020Retired judge appointed head of ICAC in South Australia

The Honourable Ann Vanstone QC has been appointed as South Australia’s second Independent Commissi...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 01 2020Registrar of Administrative Appeals Tribunal reappointed

The registrar of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has been reappointed for a further two-ye...

by Tony Zhang

Jun 29 2020Magistrate arrested and charged with multiple offences

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption in South Australia has arrested and charged a magist...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 25 2020Heydon allegations ‘reminiscent’ of US scandals, says academic

The accusations against Dyson Heydon highlight a “deeper and more insidious” problem for courts ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

South Australia to reinstate title of QCJun 17 2020

In an effort to offer greater flexibility to senior members of the legal sector, the South Australian government will reintroduce the Queen...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Solicitor-General appointed to NT Supreme CourtMay 25 2020

Solicitor-General Sonia Brownhill has been appointed as a justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, giving the court a 50:50 g...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Land and Environment Court commissioner appointedMay 13 2020

The former president of the Law Society of NSW has been appointed as commissioner of the state’s Land and Environment Court. Big Law ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Student alleging bribery attempt from LPAB has application rejectedMay 10 2020

A NSW-based law student who commenced proceedings against the state’s admission board, claiming over $64,000 in damages, has seen his late...

by Jerome Doraisamy

International Bar adopts Climate Crisis StatementMay 10 2020

The peak global member association for barristers has signed off on resolutions to manage the “urgent and potentially irreversible threat ...

by Jerome Doraisamy