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NSW Public Defenders and barrister battle over alleged ‘systemic failures’ in recruitment process
A Wollongong-based barrister has penned an explosive open letter to the NSW Public Defenders office, alleging a “compromised, unfair” process in i...
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05:00
Relocation a crumbling bridge too far to cross
Australia’s Family Court has always been an adversarial system, writes Armstrong Legal's Peter Magee. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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Victoria welcomes new County Court judge
The Victorian government has announced the appointment of Magistrate Philip Ginnane as its newest County Court judge. Write comment (0 Commen...
17 Oct 2018
Barrister heads to Victoria’s Coroners Court
A member of the Victorian Bar for over two decades has been declared the new coroner of the Coroners Court of Victoria. Write comment (0 Comm...
17 Oct 2018
Review underway on state’s contempt of court laws
The state of Victoria will examine its contempt of court laws as part of a review which will consider whether they should be “modernised to enhance...
16 Oct 2018
Victoria names 3 new magistrates
Three experienced barristers have been appointed to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
10 Oct 2018
NSW bar stats give insight into female barristers
The NSW Bar Association has released statistics to highlight the gender breakdown of those at the bar to coincide with its senior counsel appointments...
8 Oct 2018
NSW Bar appoints 19 new senior counsel
Outgoing president of the NSW Bar Association Arthur Moses SC last week announced 19 barristers have been appointed to the level of senior counsel. ...
8 Oct 2018
‘Unrelenting workloads and significant backlogs’ driving need for court reform
A snapshot of the need for reform to the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court has been delivered by the Honourable Chief Judge Wil...
4 Oct 2018
Chief Judge to also become Chief Justice
The Honourable Will Alstergren has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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