The Council of the Law Society of Tasmania elected highly respected family lawyer, Ms Julia Higgins, as its new president on 14 October 2023. Ms Higgins is a partner at Bishops Barristers and Solicitors in Launceston, specialising in family law.
Today the Commissioner for Children & Young People released her advice to Tasmanian Government on the age of criminal responsibility. The Law Society has advocated for some time for the raising of the age of criminal responsibility to 14 and
On behalf of the Tasmanian profession, especially the profession located on the North West Coast, the Law Society of Tasmania is disappointed and deeply concerned to have been advised that the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia will not
The Council of the Law Society of Tasmania elected Amanda Thompson as its new President on 15 October 2022. Amanda was born on the North West coast of Tasmania and moved to Hobart to study a combined degree of Law
The Council of the Law Society of Tasmania today elected highly respected litigation lawyer Simon Gates as its new President. Immediate past President, Mr Trevor McKenna said, "The incoming President's experience as a barrister, and former roles as a partner
The Law Society of Tasmania Law Society and Family Law Practitioners Association (Tas) (FLPAT) welcome the Federal Government ’s announcement today of the following judicial appointments: Judge Terry McGuire, elevated from the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to the Family