Specialist areas of law

Matters heard at the Supreme Court are categorised by area of specialty.

Once a matter is filed for commencement in the Supreme Court it will be put into a list with other cases that deal with a similar subject area. While the majority of civil proceedings are general in nature and sit within the Civil Management List, the Court has a number of 'specialist lists' that deal with specialist areas of the law. These lists are managed by a judge with expertise in that particular area.

The specialist lists are as follows: