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17 May 2018
PwC partner accepts director appointment for Vic Legal Aid Board
The state government of Victoria has named a new legal aid board director, who has worked at a big four consulting firm for the last 29 years. ...
Barrister wig, Vic County Court
10 May 2018
Criminal barrister joins Vic County Court bench
Mandy Fox QC, who was the counsel assisting the coroner for the Bourke Street inquest, is the newest judge to be appointed in Victoria. Write ...
3 May 2018
Former SA barrister dodges prison time after $180k theft
A former Adelaide-based barrister has avoided prison after he was found to have stolen approximately $180,000 from an elderly parishioner at his chu...
30 Apr 2018
Victorian Crown Counsel appointed to Supreme Court
A respected silk has this month joined the bench of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
30 Apr 2018
Townsville welcomes new judge
The Queensland Law Society has announced the appointment of a new judge who will take to the Townsville Federal Circuit Court. Write comment ...
27 Apr 2018
Michelle Quigley first woman to lead VCAT
Justice Michelle Quigley has been announced as the new Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) president, just five months after being appo...
19 Apr 2018
Emojis in law: Making a mess of messaging
Emojis feel like they’ve been around forever because they substitute for some of the nuance lost in written text, especially when tone and physical ...
16 Apr 2018
More needed to protect lawyers against judicial bullies
Legal employers should consider the courtroom as a workplace just like any other, and thus have mechanisms in place to ensure optimal wellness for law...
16 Apr 2018
WA Supreme Court appoints new judge
The Supreme Court of Western Australia has gained a senior judicial officer. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Apr 2018
Supreme Court welcomes appointment of Vic QC
A leading commercial barrister has joined the Supreme Court bench in Victoria. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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