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‘Time for a new leader’: NSW Chief Justice retires after decade as top judge
Courts 2021-10-21 5:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

NSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst will retire after almost 11 years in office, saying it was time for the Supreme Court to be “reinvigorated”. Chief […]

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High Court judgment sparks concern for isolated judges
Courts 2021-10-14 9:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A recent High Court ruling that condemned communication between trial judges and barristers outside of court could have dire consequences, including further isolation for members […]

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Lawyers must be double vaccinated to appear in phased live hearings in NSW
Courts 2021-10-08 7:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has outlined its roadmap back to holding live hearings but has said that those attending court in person will need to […]

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Federal Circuit Court ‘dealing’ with judge faulted for ‘disordered stream of consciousness’
Courts 2021-09-24 4:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Circuit Court is addressing concerns raised by numerous appellate judges with rulings by a judge on the bench that have been variously labelled […]

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Zoom fatigue hits barristers hard as COVID-19 keeps courts online
Feature 2021-09-21 9:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The migration to the digital courtroom is taking its toll on the nation’s barristers, who face increased challenges and levels of fatigue from the mental […]

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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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