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Law Council lauds new appointments to Family Court

Law Council lauds new appointments to Family Court

Two new judges have been elevated to the Family Court from the Federal Circuit Court

Law Council lauds Senate's more considered court merger consultation

Law Council lauds Senate's more considered court merger consultation

"Changes of this magnitude must not be rushed through the parliament without proper scrutiny and debate"

Rushed court merger bills would short-change justice system – Law Council

Rushed court merger bills would short-change justice system – Law Council

The Senate, which has already cut the reporting deadline, said submissions on the bills will only be accepted until 14 September

Courts' administrative entities to merge

Courts' administrative entities to merge

Under new cost saving measures passed in parliament yesterday, the administrative functions of three courts will merge.

Former Federal Circuit Court judge joins big national

Former Federal Circuit Court judge joins big national

A major Australian firm has announced the appointment of one of the original judges of the Federal Magistrates Court as a consultant