ON 4 FEBRUARY 2015, Ian Newbrun was appointed as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia.
According to the Federal Attorney General:
“Mr Newbrun graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney in 1979 and a Masters of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1981. He was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1982.
Mr Newbrun’s primary areas of practice are common law actions, will disputes, insurance law, contractual and other commercial disputes and administrative law. He is currently the New South Wales Chairperson of the Federal Medicare Participation Review Committee and a Deputy Chairperson of the New South Wales Health Profession Tribunals since 2012. He has been a panel advisor to the New South Wales Refugee Review Tribunal Legal Advice Scheme. Mr Newbrun is a qualified arbitrator hearing referred actions from the NSW Local and District Courts.”
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