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5 Dec 2018
33 appointed to AAT
The federal government has named 33 new part-time appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
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30 Nov 2018
Victoria nabs 25 new senior counsel
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has announced the appointment of 25 new senior counsel for the state. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
28 Nov 2018
WA Law Society elects new president
An adjunct law professor and barrister from John Toohey Chambers, who took silk in 2002, has ascended to the role of president of the Law Society of W...
27 Nov 2018
Online dispute resolution bolstering access to justice
Despite the reluctance many jurisdictions have about utilising tech in dispute resolution matters, the chair of Canada’s Civil Resolution Tribunal h...
26 Nov 2018
Are judges succumbing to the ‘seductive power of procrastination’ with writing judgments?
An expert panel of legal professionals discussed court delays and the perceived “culture of procrastination” in the nation’s judiciary at last w...
21 Nov 2018
Vic Bar rejects proposed publishing of ‘performance data’
The Victorian Bar has condemned the state opposition’s proposal to publish data about the performance and productivity of local judges and magistrat...
20 Nov 2018
Reforms clearing NSW District Court backlog
Reforms implemented to “tackle delays” in the NSW District Court over 2016 and 2017 have successfully and “significantly” increased trial fina...
19 Nov 2018
Australian Bar welcomes new president
The Australian Bar Association welcomed the election of its new president, Jennifer Batrouney QC, who will serve for the 2018–19 year, representing ...
19 Nov 2018
Vic Bar names 2019 president and council
The Victorian Bar has elected its president and Bar Council for 2019, with six new faces making the cut. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Nov 2018
WA appoints 8 new senior counsel
The Chief Justice of Western Australia’s Supreme Court has announced the appointment of eight new senior counsel. Write comment (0 Comments...
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