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Silk for former Deutsche Bank exec appointed to NSW Supreme Court
Courts 2021-09-08 10:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The barrister acting for a former Deutsche Bank executive named in a criminal case over an ANZ share placement has ascended to the NSW Supreme […]

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Bar Association defends judges’ impartiality in face of ‘misleading’ bias analysis
Business of Law 2021-08-23 4:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Bar Association has criticised “flawed” methodology used to analyse the competency of judges, weighing in on controversy over the Australian Law Reform Commission’s […]

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Former Today Tonight reporter, now judge, recuses herself from case involving bankrupt businessman
Courts 2021-07-30 9:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge and former Channel 7 journalist has disqualified herself from hearing a case against a bankrupt businessman after finding a “reasonable observer” might think […]

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Crown class action silk appointed to Victoria Supreme Court
Courts 2021-07-27 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A leading silk who has been representing Crown Resorts in royal commission and class action proceedings, as well as ASIC in its high-stakes insider trading […]

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Judge admonished for ‘complete lack of intellectual engagement’ in migration case
Appeals 2021-07-15 2:18 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Federal Court judge has admonished Federal Circuit Court Judge Sandy Street for “a complete lack of intellectual engagement” in considering whether an Indian migrant […]

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AGs should get chance to intervene in Judge Vasta lawsuit ASAP, judge says
Courts 2021-07-15 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has said he will be “quite unimpressed” with 11th hour bids to notify state Attorneys-General of constitutional disputes in a wrongful […]

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Judges on notice after latest sexual harassment scandal
Courts 2021-07-08 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Circuit Court’s decisive response to complaints of inappropriate behaviour by a judge has been roundly applauded by the legal profession as putting the […]

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Federal Circuit Court judge engaged in inappropriate conduct towards two women, inquiry finds
Courts 2021-07-07 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Circuit Court judge has resigned after an inquiry found he engaged in inappropriate conduct of a “sexualised” nature towards two young women. The […]

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SA suspends magistrate accused of sexually harassing 5 women
Courts 2021-07-02 2:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A magistrate being investigated for sexual harassment by a first-of-its-kind judicial conduct panel has been suspended on advice from South Australia’s chief judge. On Thursday, […]

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Chief judges say virtual hearings are here to stay
Courts 2021-06-24 4:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief judges of three of the country’s top courts say virtual hearings, including through the use of popular livestream technology, will be around long […]

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