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.

29
Nov
2017

Maiden appointed Senior Counsel

Stewart J. Maiden SC , GDLP ‘02

Stewart J. Maiden is one of 23 new Senior Counsel who have been welcomed by the Victorian Bar. He practises in complex commercial litigation with a strong focus on insolvency law and is widely published in the fields of these fields.
27
Nov
2017

Harris announced as new Managing Partner

Scott Harris , BA '92, LLB (Hons) '94

Scott Harris has been announced as the new Managing Partner in Australia for Hogan Lovells. He is a leading restructuring and litigation lawyer with over 20 years' experience gained at law firms in Sydney and London.
27
Nov
2017

Tierney announced as Australia’s next High Commissioner to Nauru

H.E. Angela Tierney, LLB ’93, GDLP ’94

H.E. Angela Tierney has been appointed as Australia's next High Commissioner to the Republic of Nauru. She has also held roles as Deputy Head of Mission in Abuja, Deputy Head of Mission in Buenos Aires and Chargé d'Affaires in Kabul.
24
Nov
2017

New Consul-General in Chennai

H.E. Susan Grace, LLM ‘97

H.E. Susan Grace has been appointed as Australia’s next Consul-General in Chennai. She was most recently Australia’s Deputy Head of Mission, Abu Dhabi and has served as Ambassador to Nepal, Deputy Head of Mission to Tehran and First Secretary, New Delhi.
23
Nov
2017

Faulks appointed part-time Commissioner

The Hon John Faulks , LLB (Hons) ‘69

The Honourable John Faulks will assist the Australian Law Reform Commission to conduct the first comprehensive review of the family law system. Mr Faulks was a Judge of the Family Court of Australia and Deputy Chief Justice of the Court.
10
Nov
2017

Roland appointed Partner in Sydney office

James Roland, BA ’95, LLB ’96

James Roland has been appointed a Partner in the Banking & Finance: Recovery & Insolvency team in the Sydney office of Gadens. He was previously a Partner at TurksLegal and was a Senior Legal Counsel at National Australia Bank.
11
Oct
2017

Jauncey appointed Partner at Lander & Rogers

Stephen Jauncey , BA ’94, LLB ’94

Stephen Jauncey has been appointed Partner at Lander & Rogers Lawyers in the Workplace Relations & Safety practice. He has been ranked by Doyle's Guide as one of the Top 20 employment lawyers in Australia.
10
Oct
2017

Chief Judge Pascoe appointed to the Family Court

Justice John Pascoe AC CVO , BA ’69, LLB (Hons) ‘71

The Honourable John Pascoe AC CVO has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Family Court commencing 13 October 2017. He has served as the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia since 2004.
06
Oct
2017

Justice Penfold to retire from ACT Supreme Court

The Hon Justice Hillary Penfold PSM QC, BA '75, LLB (Hons) '77

Justice Hillary Penfold will retire in early 2018 after a decade on the bench of the ACT Supreme Court. She was the first female resident judge of the ACT Supreme Court and has been described as a “trailblazer” for women lawyers.
29
Sep
2017

Fantin appointed District Court Judge

Tracy Fantin, BA (Hons) ’88, LLB (Hons) ’88

Cairns barrister Tracy Fantin has been named a District Court Judge of Queensland. She is highly experienced in planning, environment and local government matters and in 2016 was named Regional Woman Lawyer of the Year by the QLD Women Lawyers Association.

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