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Go-to silk for high stakes commercial cases among three new Federal Court judges
Business of Law 2022-12-15 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A senior barrister at the helm of important insurance test cases has been appointed to the Federal Court bench, along with two state court judges. […]

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AAT president resigns amid controversy over appointments
Courts 2022-12-01 5:48 pm By Sam Matthews

The president of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal has resigned only eight months after her appointment to the top job by the former federal government. According […]

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Albanese budget invests $360M in anti-corruption commission, First Nations legal aid
Policy and Regulation 2022-10-25 11:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A historic $99 million package has been committed for legal programs for First Nations people in the Albanese government’s inaugural budget, which also earmarks $263 […]

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Supreme Court of Victoria singled out in report on judicial harassment
Courts 2022-10-18 3:17 pm By Sam Matthews

The Supreme Court of Victoria has been called out in a report into sexually inappropriate behavior and bullying by judges as an “extremely hierarchical” workplace […]

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Ads for new judges could be in store as AG vows transparent system for appointments
Courts 2022-10-12 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The use of advertisements to find eager applicants to fill federal judicial vacancies has been foreshadowed by the Attorney-General as he promises to bring more […]

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Law firm heads sing praises of ‘compassionate’ new High Court judge
High Court 2022-09-30 3:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

For many in the legal profession the choice of Justice Jayne Jagot to replace the outgoing Justice Patrick Keane on the High Court, heralding a […]

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Justice Jayne Jagot picked for High Court in historic appointment
High Court 2022-09-29 10:47 am By Cindy Cameronne

Federal Court Justice Jayne Jagot has been appointed as the seventh ever female Justice of the High Court, marking the first time in Australia’s history […]

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Retiring High Court judge thanks Queensland lawyers for ‘gentle act of subversion’
High Court 2022-09-29 11:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court was ostensibly convened in his home state of Queensland to consider special leave applications, but something told Justice Patrick Keane that was […]

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Judicial misconduct reforms win government support as court again overturns Judge Street
Courts 2022-09-29 3:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Albanese government has thrown its support behind a proposal to establish a federal judicial commission that would address questionable conduct by judges. Days after […]

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Tennis club denied $500,000 grant drops ‘sports rorts’ case
Sports 2022-09-19 1:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A test case stemming from the 2019 ‘sports rorts’ scandal will not make it to trial, after a club denied funding from a $100 million […]

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