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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.

Commencement of the 2022 Legal Year

31 Jan 2022

Commencement of the 2022 Legal Year

The ongoing resilience of the ACT legal profession was in focus today at the ceremonial sitting to mark the commencement of the 2022 legal year.

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.

Election of Law Society Council for 2021-22

23 Sep 2021

Election of Law Society Council for 2021-22

The new Council of the Law Society of the ACT was announced at the Society’s AGM on Thursday 23 September 2021.

Law Society donates to help local charity reach its Raw Potential

14 Sep 2021

Law Society donates to help local charity reach its Raw Potential

The ACT Law Society today announced a donation of just over fifteen thousand dollars fundraised for local charity Raw Potential Canberra.

Celebrating Canberra’s inspirational lawyers

3 Sep 2021

Celebrating Canberra’s inspirational lawyers

The Law Society’s ACT Law Awards recognise the outstanding local lawyers and firms who contribute to the Canberra community.

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