Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria Anne Ferguson today announced the appointment of 23 new Senior Counsel.
Announcement of Senior Counsel for Victoria 2022
Thursday, 3 November 2022
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria Anne Ferguson today announced the appointment of 23 new Senior Counsel:
James David Sinclair Barber
Elizabeth Jane Boros
Christian Georg Otto Juebner
Ian Peter Horak
Raelene Jane Sharp
Carl Theodorus Moller
Jonathan Hugh Kirkwood
Samuel Bruce Rosewarne
Frances Isobel Gordon
Melanie Lesley Baker
Albert Mark Dinelli
Zoe Emmanuelle Maud
Robyn Wendy Sweet
William Arthur Deryk Edwards
Mark Peter Costello
Roslyn Linda Kaye
Eleanor Mary Mallett
Chief Justice Ferguson said the 2022 Silks were chosen from 80 applicants (58 men and 22 women) after a thorough consultation with the Victorian Bar, the broader profession, the Legal Services Commissioner and the judiciary.
“Once again, our newest Silks represent a range of backgrounds and areas of practice, and are highly regarded leaders in their fields,” the Chief Justice said.
“Being appointed Senior Counsel is a significant accomplishment. It recognises each person’s skill, integrity, independence and standing in the profession. It is the expectation of the profession and the judiciary that the new Silks will provide outstanding service to the administration of justice and be true leaders in every sense of the word. I warmly congratulate each and every one of them.”
There will be a ceremonial sitting of the Supreme Court to welcome the new Silks in the Banco Court on Wednesday, 9 November 2022 at 9.15am. The proceedings will be web streamed and available to view live and on-demand.
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