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.
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.
Jerome Doraisamy is a senior writer for Lawyers Weekly and Wellness Daily. He is also the author of The Wellness Doctrines book series, an admitted solicitor in NSW, an adjunct lecturer at The University of Western Australia and is a board director of Minds Count.