Class notes

We encourage our alumni to share news of their successes and to keep us updated by submitting your own class notes. Here are some of the updates our alumni have recently shared with us or have been in the media.

21
Jul
2016

Alumni appointed Partners at MinterEllison Canberra

Geoff Shaw and David Moore, BEc '06, LLB (Hons) '06 - BA '01, LLB (Hons) '03

ANU Law alumni Geoff Shaw and David Moore have been appointed as Partners at MinterEllison in Canberra.
20
Jul
2016

Leanne Smith writes for 'The Conversation'

Leanne Smith, BA (AsianStudies) '97, LLB (Hons) '98

Leanne Smith writes for ‘The Conversation’ on Australia’s need for a broader foreign policy. Leanne is an Australian diplomat and human rights lawyer who is currently on sabbatical from her role with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping.
18
Jul
2016

Senator Zed Seselja promoted to the frontbench

Senator Zed Seselja, BA '98, LLB '00

Senator Zed Seselja has been promoted to the frontbench in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet re-shuffle. He has been appointed as the new Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs.
11
Jul
2016

Greg Badcock on Indigenous inequality

Greg Badcock, GDLP '06

Greg Badcock, Special Counsel at Maddocks, takes five minutes with ‘Australasian Lawyer’ to chat about Indigenous inequality and Canberra.
07
Jul
2016

Robert Domm to head NZ inquiry

Robert Domm, GDLP '01

Robert Domm has been named to lead the independent inquiry into Whanganui’s failed wastewater treatment plant in New Zealand. He has previously served as CEO at the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority and the Redfern-Waterloo Authority.
01
Jul
2016

Matthew Dicker SC appointed as a Judge

Matthew Dicker SC, BA '82, LLB (Hons) '84

Matthew Dicker SC has been appointed a Judge of the District Court of NSW. He has had an extensive career in civil law including as a Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, Senior Member of the NCAT and in the Commonwealth Attorney General's Department.
01
Apr
2016

Andrew Whiteside named a 'Rising Star'

Andrew Whiteside, LLB (Hons) '01

Andrew Whiteside was named by Australasian Lawyer magazine as a 2016 'Rising Star'. He is currently Special Counsel at Maddocks, Melbourne.
14
Mar
2016

George Williams appointed as UNSW Dean of Law

Professor George Williams AO, PhD '00

Professor George Williams AO has been appointed as the incoming Dean of the Faculty of Law at The University of New South Wales. He is one of Australia’s leading constitutional lawyers.
01
Mar
2016

Ellen Thomas joins Norton Rose Fulbright as Partner

Ellen Thomas, BA '02, LLB (Hons) '02

Ellen Thomas has joined Norton Rose Fulbright as a Partner in Sydney. She is an experienced tax lawyer was most recently a partner in the Sydney tax team at Baker & McKenzie.
11
Feb
2016

Debra Tippett appointed Head of HDY Canberra

Debra Tippett, GDLP '96, LLM '00

Debra Tippett has been appointed Head of Henry Davis York’s new Canberra Office.

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