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Respected lawyer appointed to the District Court

31 October 2017

A highly regarded barrister who has worked with both the Mullighan Inquiry into Children in State Care and the inquiry into the conviction of David Eastman for the murder of Colin Winchester is to be appointed to the District Court

Liesl Chapman SC has been appointed a judge of the District Court, effective from today.

The appointment will help manage court caseloads in the lead up to the retirement of Judge Peter Brebner next year.