AUSTRALIAN BAR ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW SILKS 2018

The Australian Bar Association (ABA) congratulates Australia’s new Senior Counsel and Queen’s Counsel of 2018.

President of the Australian Bar Association, Jennifer Batrouney QC said “the new silks were to be congratulated on their appointment, which acknowledges their outstanding service to the administration of justice through their skill, diligence, integrity, independence and standing in the profession.”

The ABA will celebrate the appointment of new Senior Counsel and Queen’s Counsel at its annual Silks and Bows dinner at the High Court of Australia on 4 February 2019.

The keynote speaker for the evening will be the Honourable Justice James Edelman of the High Court of Australia. Paresh Khandhar SC from the New South Wales Bar will speak on behalf of the new Silks.

Members of the judiciary and friends of counsel who wish to attend the dinner will find more information https://nswbar.eventsair.com/2019-silks-dinner/2019silksdinner.

Senior Counsel and Queen’s Counsel 2018

New South Wales: Neil Adams SC, Lee Carr SC, Paresh Khandhar SC, Shane Prince SC, Farid Assaf SC, Edward Cox SC, Mark Dennis SC, Dominic Villa SC, Mark Gibian SC, Neil Murray SC, Suzanne Christie SC, Ertunc (Tunc) Ozen SC, Simon Buchen SC, Anna Mitchelmore SC, Vanessa Whittaker SC, Michael Izzo SC, Stephen Free SC, Kristen Deards SC, David Thomas SC

Northern Territory: David Morters SC and Nikolai Christrup SC

Queensland: Scott McLeod QC, Damien Atkinson QC, Mark Ambrose QC, Nicholas Ferrett QC, Patrick Cullinane QC, Nicholas Andreatidis QC, Sydney Williams QC, Patrick McCafferty QC, Lincoln Crowley QC

South Australian: Michael Burnett SC, Alan Lindsay SC, Domenico Petraccaro SC, Rachael Gray SC, Heath Barklay SC

Tasmanian: Sandra Taglieri SC and Linda Mason SC

Victorian: Raymond Gibson SC, Andrew Ingram SC, William Lye OAM SC, Francis (Frank) O’Loughlin SC, Peter Rozen SC, Andrew Palmer SC, David McAndrew SC, Colin Mandy SC, Richard Dalton SC, Elizabeth Brimer SC, Patrick (Justin) Hannebery SC, Tomo Boston SC, Jennifer Firkin SC, Diana Piekusis SC, Christopher Archibald SC, Dr Andrew Hanak SC, Fiona Forsyth SC, Anthony Strahan SC, Cam Truong SC, Dr Catherine Button SC, Frances Dalziel SC, Dr Michael Rush SC, Juliet Forsyth SC, Scott Smith SC, Eugene Wheelahan SC

Western Australia: John Ley SC, John Hedges SC, Steven Penglis SC, Carolyn Thatcher SC, Gary Cobby SC, Alain Musikanth SC, Michael Feutrill SC, Mara Barone SC

MEDIA ENQUIRIES: Cindy Penrose 0420 309 420 or ceo@austbar.asn.au