Matthew Verney, Barrister
About the Presenter:
Mr Matthew Verney has been in practice in Devonport since 1994. He commenced his own firm in 2003 as a sole principal, entered into partnership in that firm shortly after and then went back to being a sole principal in 2009 until November 2021 when he went to the Bar. In 2013 he was appointed to the Mental Health Tribunal and in 2019 appointed as the Deputy President of the Guardianship and Administration Board. When those bodies were folded into the new Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal last year, he was appointed as a Senior Member of TasCAT. He served the profession as a member of the Council of the Law Society for 10 years and had the privilege of being the Society’s President for 2 years from 2014 to 2016. Matthew has served on other Dept of Justice committees and panels and is currently a Board member of Tasmania Legal Aid.