The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
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Sydney silk to become Supreme Court judge
Last published on 08 Sep 2021 in Media Releases
Leading Sydney barrister Hament Dhanji SC has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW.
New laws set to tackle religious discrimination
Last published on 07 Sep 2021 in Media Releases
Religious discrimination will be outlawed in NSW, Attorney General Mark Speakman announced today.
Children's Court President to head NSW Local Court
Last published on 01 Sep 2021 in Media Releases
The new Chief Magistrate of NSW will bring an extraordinary mix of leadership skills gained both in judicial office and private practice when he takes charge of the Local Court next week.
Retirement of Chief Magistrate Judge Graeme Henson AM
Last published on 27 Aug 2021 in Media Releases
The retirement today of NSW Chief Magistrate Judge Graeme Henson AM marks the end of an era for the Local Court of NSW.
Leading Sydney silk to be next NSW DPP
Leading Sydney criminal law silk Sally Dowling SC is to become the state’s next Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Support for legal and domestic violence groups
More than 70 organisations providing legal advice or domestic violence support havenow been awarded $4.45 million in grants to modernise and expand their operations.
New Common Law Chief appointed to Supreme Court
Last published on 11 Aug 2021 in Media Releases
The Honourable Justice Robert Beech-Jones has been appointed as Chief Judge of the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a Judge of Appeal.
More support for most vulnerable
Last published on 27 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
Hundreds of people will be supported to secure or maintain housing in the private rental market as part of a $12.5 million NSW Government support package.
New judge to lead NSW Drug Court
Last published on 21 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley AM will be made a permanent judge of the District Court and be sworn in as the Senior Judge of the NSW Drug Court to replace his Honour Judge Roger [...]
Innovative solutions for fairer justice
Last published on 19 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
Vulnerable groups seeking legal assistance will be better supported thanks to a NSW Government investment in artificial intelligence technology to help diagnose legal problems.