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Budget / Lawyers support funding for new judge

THE president of the Law Society of the ACT, Martin Hockridge, and the president of the ACT Bar Association,  Shane Gill, have welcomed the announcement of funding for a fifth judge,  but expressed disappointment regarding increased court fees outlined in the ACT Budget. “The legal profession has consistently highlighted the need for a fifth Supreme Court judge to manage the court’s […]

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New judicial appointments

SIMON Corbell has announced a slew of appointments to the ACT’s benches. Stephen Walmsley, Linda Ashford, Dennis Cowdroy and David Robinson have been appointed as acting judges to the ACT Supreme Court. Margaret Hunter OAM and Dominic Mulligan, are new appointments as special magistrates while Maria Doogan and Kenneth Cush have been reappointed in that […]