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Latest Courts updates

18 May 2022

Latest Courts updates

Updates for the ACT legal profession on recent court notices and cases.

New ACT Special Magistrates welcomed

1 Apr 2022

New ACT Special Magistrates welcomed

The Law Society has offered a warm welcome to the ACT’s newly-appointed Special Magistrates.

ACT legal profession welcomes new Supreme Court judges

11 Mar 2022

ACT legal profession welcomes new Supreme Court judges

The ACT Law Society extends its congratulations and welcomes the announcement of the appointment of two new resident judges for the ACT, Geoffrey Kennett and Belinda Baker.

ACT profession welcomes new Magistrates

25 Feb 2022

ACT profession welcomes new Magistrates

The Law Society offered a warm welcome to the ACT’s newest Magistrate, and congratulations to the two current Magistrates on their newly expanded roles.

Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

18 Feb 2022

Covid-19 update for the ACT legal profession

Updates on the situation in relation to Covid-19, including event cancellations and Court arrangements.

Law Society welcomes local appointment to Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

13 Dec 2021

Law Society welcomes local appointment to Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

The ACT Law Society congratulates local solicitor Gavin Mansfield on his appointment to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

ACT legal profession welcomes new Chief Justice

23 Nov 2021

ACT legal profession welcomes new Chief Justice

The Society offered a warm welcome to Justice Lucy McCallum, who has been announced as the new Chief Justice of the ACT Supreme Court.

ACT budget initiatives relevant to the legal sector

6 Oct 2021

ACT budget initiatives relevant to the legal sector

For the interest of members, the Law Society has produced a summary of budget initiatives of relevance to the legal sector.

Family Law Update: New merged courts

1 Sep 2021

Family Law Update: New merged courts

The Family Law Committee would like to advise members of recent developments and releases from the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

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