Penelope Kari appointed to Federal Circuit Court of Australia

Penelope Kari has been appointed to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Ms Kari graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Adelaide in 2000 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2001. Ms Kari spent the majority of her early career as a solicitor with David Burrell & Co in Adelaide, specialising in family law and spent a two year period with the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.

Ms Kari was called to the South Australian Bar in 2011. At the Bar, she has continued to develop expertise in family law, which she has shared as the Coach and Family Law Unit Coordinator for the South Australian Bar Association Bar Readers Course since 2014.

Read the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Media Release (22 March 2019).

12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia

The following counsel have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 12th edition of Best Lawyers in Australia, published today: www.bestlawyers.com/current-edition/Australia

  • Ian Robertson SC - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation

  • Dominique Hogan-Doran SC - Litigation

  • Paul Bullock - Litigation

Doyle's Guide to Leading Employment & WHS Barristers - 2019

The 2019 Doyle’s Guide to Leading Employment & WHS Barristers listing of leading South Australian Employment & WHS Barristers details counsel practising within the areas of employment, industrial relations and workplace safety matters in the South Australian legal market who have been identified by the state’s employment law solicitors for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

Anne Barnett and Holly Stanley have been recognised as Recommended Junior Counsel.

Royal Commissions Seminar 7 November 2018

A panel discussion with Andrew Harris QC, Dominique Hogan-Doran SC and Holly Stanley.

An informal opportunity to discuss with experienced counsel the process of a Royal Commission, what to expect and how to prepare clients. Panellists will also be happy to answer your particular questions.

Chaired by SA Bar Association Vice President Michael Barnett and followed by drinks at Pommeroys Bar in Jeffcott Chambers.

On Wednesday 7 November 2018 at 5:30pm, 24 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Doyle's Guide to Leading Wills & Estate Litigation Barristers

The 2018 Doyle’s Guide to Leading Wills & Estate Litigation Barristers - Australia details counsel practising within the areas of Wills & Estates Litigation, Disputes and Contested matters across all Australian legal markets who have been identified by the country's Wills & Estates solicitors and their peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

Simon Ower SC has been recognised as a Recommended Senior Counsel in the 2018 Australian rankings.

Simon was also recognised as a Leading Senior Counsel in the 2018 South Australian Rankings.

Simon Ower SC

Simon Ower SC

Patrick O'Sullivan QC Appointed to District Court

The Attorney-General and Acting Premier Vickie Chapman MP has announced the appointment of Patrick O'Sullivan QC as a judge of the District Court of South Australia. The Attorney's announcement is as follows:

"A highly respected Queen’s Counsel with a background in both international and local commercial law has been appointed as South Australia’s newest District Court judge.

Attorney-General Vickie Chapman today announced Patrick O’Sullivan will begin work with the District Court on August 27, replacing retiring Judge Steven Millsteed QC.

“Patrick O’Sullivan QC has more than two decades of experience in the law at both a local and international level,” she said.

“Working in construction and engineering law, he has been involved in major infrastructure projects including the $60 million Flinders Medical Centre Private Hospital development while – at an international level – he has appeared as Senior Crown Counsel for the Hong Kong Government in Hong Kong’s High Court and Court of Appeal.

Patrick O’Sullivan QC

Patrick O’Sullivan QC

“He is a past President of both the Australian Bar Association and the South Australian Bar Association and I think he will make an excellent contribution to the District Court.”

Ms Chapman also paid tribute to Mr Millsteed, whose resignation takes effect at the end of this week, thanking him for his contribution to the District Court over the past 14 years."

 

Mr O'Sullivan will be sworn in as a District Court judge on Monday 27 August 2018 and welcomed by the profession at a ceremony on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 9.30am.

Law Society's Justice Award Presented to Alan Lindsay

Alan Lindsay

Alan Lindsay

Congratulations are extended to Alan Lindsay who was presented with the Justice Award by the Law Society.  The Justice award recognises the contribution of legal practitioners in promoting Access to Justice in South Australia, particularly for socially and disadvantaged people.  Alan is a current member of Council, and a worthy recipient of this honour.

Doyle's Guide to Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barristers 2018

Members of Jeffcott Chambers have been recognised in the 2018 Doyle's Guide to Leading South Australian Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barristers which details Senior Counsel and Junior Counsel practising in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration matters in the South Australian legal market who have been identified by South Australia's commercial litigation solicitors for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

Senior Counsel

Junior Counsel

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC, an Associate Member of Jeffcott Chambers, has also been recognised in the 2018 Doyle’s Guide to Leading New South Wales Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Barristers

Doyle's Guide to Leading Construction Barristers – South Australia, 2018

Members of Jeffcott Chambers have been recognised in the 2018 listing of leading South Australian Construction Barristers details counsel practising within the areas of Construction & Infrastructure matters matters in the South Australian legal market who have been identified by the states construction solicitors, clients and peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

Senior Counsel

Junior Counsel