We are very pleased that the Hon Paul de Jersey AC QC has made several judicial appointments to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. Four very experienced barristers have accepted their appointment as Judges:

Dr Joshua Douglas Wilson QC, commencing in the Melbourne registry on 2 November 2015;

Mr Timothy James Heffernan, commencing in the Adelaide registry on 23 November 2015;

Mr Steven Charles Arnold Middleton, commencing in the Newcastle registry on 9 November 2015; and

Mr Philip Dowdy, commencing in the Sydney registry on 7 December 2015.

We hope that these new appointments assist in easing the lengthy delays in the Federal Circuit Court.