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.

14
Sep
2018

Justice Pritchard appointed to Court of Appeal

The Hon Justice Janine Pritchard, BA ’90, LLB (Hons) ‘93

The Hon Justice Janine Pritchard has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Western Australia. She will take up the position immediately. She was previously Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
11
Sep
2018

Torres appointed Magistrate

Letizia Torres, LLB '95

Letizia Torres has been appointed to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. She was previously a barrister with more than two decades’ experience in criminal matters including appearing extensively for the Department of Health and Human Services.
05
Sep
2018

Prince receives 2018 History Council of NSW Award

Dr Peter Prince, LLB(Hons) '00, GDLP '00, PhD '16

Dr Peter Prince has been awarded the 2018 Deen De Bortoli Award for Applied History for his essay ‘Australia’s most inhumane mass deportation abuse? Robtelmes v Brenan and expulsion of the Alien Islanders.’
04
Sep
2018

Alumni honoured in AFR 100 Women of Influence list

Various Alumni,

Two ANU Law alumni, Professor Megan Davis (GDLP ’00, LLM ’03, PhD ’11) and Kim Brennan AM (GDLP ’12), have been honoured in the 2018 The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence list.
31
Aug
2018

Wyborn received Pro Bono Service Award

Jennifer Wyborn , BA (Hons) ’03, LLB (Hons) ’03

Jennifer Wyborn has received the 2018 Pro Bono Service Award at the ACT Law Society Awards. She has been the Partner leading the Clayton Utz Pro Bono practice in Canberra since 2016 and also sits on the Board of the Clayton Utz Foundation.
31
Aug
2018

Dobinson presented with 2018 President’s Medal

Julie Dobinson , GDLP ‘93

Julie Dobinson has received the 2018 President’s Medal at the ACT Law Society Awards. She has dedicated her time to serve on various boards and Committees including the Canberra Region Family Law Professionals Association and Law Australasia.
31
Aug
2018

McKay jointly awarded ACT Young Lawyer of the Year

Georgina McKay , GDLP ‘14

Georgina McKay has jointly received the 2018 ACT Young Law of the Year Award at the ACT Law Society Awards. She is a Legal Officer in the Transnational Crime Section of DFAT’s Legal Division and has a passion for promoting gender equality.
31
Aug
2018

Kristofferson jointly awarded ACT Young Lawyer of the Year

Kellin Kristofferson , LLB (Hons) ’13, GDLP ’14

Kellin Kristofferson has jointly received the 2018 ACT Young Law of the Year Award at the ACT Law Society Awards. Kellin is the Principal of Artisan Law, which is part a small law firm and part a social initiative providing a mobile pro bono service.
25
Aug
2018

Chris Steel MLA annouced as new Minister

Chris Steel MLA, BA ’08, LLB ’14

ANU Law alumnus Chris Steel MLA has been announced as the ACT’s newest minister. He is responsible for city services, community services and facilities, multicultural affairs and roads.
20
Aug
2018

Winters receives 2018 Charlie Perkins Scholarship

Geoffrey Winters, GDLP '16

Geoffrey Winters has received a 2018 Charlie Perkins Scholarship to undertake a Master of Public Policy at Balliol College, Oxford. A Walgett man from Richmond, NSW, he is the current director at Chalk & Behrendt, Lawyers and Consultants.

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