New judge appointed to Perth registry of FCC

New judge appointed to Perth registry of FCC

09 August 2021 By Jerome Doraisamy
New judge appointed to Perth registry of FCC

Allyson Ladhams has been appointed as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in Perth.

Allyson Ladhams, who was admitted in 2009 and has served as a solicitor and then senior lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor since 2011, specialising in administrative law, including a posting as an in-house lawyer at the National Offshore Petroleum, Safety and Environmental Management Authority in 2019, is the newest FCC judge.

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Prior to being admitted as a solicitor, Ms Ladhams was an associate to Justice Antony Siopis at the Federal Court of Australia. She began practising as a solicitor at Peel Legal in 2010.

She will commence in the Perth Registry on 23 August 2021.

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Speaking about the appointment, Attorney-General Michaelia Cash said: “On behalf of the Australian Government, I congratulate Ms Ladhams on her appointment and thank her for her willingness to serve the people of Australia as a judge of the FCC.”

New judge appointed to Perth registry of FCC
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