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Principal Environment Judge appointed

Christopher Finlayson

11 FEBRUARY, 2014

Principal Environment Judge appointed

Acting Principal Environment Judge Laurence Newhook has been appointed the permanent Principal Environment Judge, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.

Judge Newhook graduated LLB (Hons) and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1972. He worked as staff solicitor and later partner at law firm Towle and Cooper and successor firms Brandon Brookfield, latterly Brookfields, until his appointment to the Environment Court in 2001.

Judge Newhook has been acting as Principal Environment Judge for the past two years and has been actively involved in Courts administration.


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