On 27 JANUARY 2015, Mr Justin Smith SC was appointed as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia.
According to the Federal Attorney General:
“Mr Smith graduated from the University of Sydney in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws. He was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1992 and was appointed Senior Counsel earlier this year.
Mr Smith’s primary areas of practice are administrative law (including migration, customs and taxation law), commercial and equity law, insolvency, succession and regulatory and disciplinary cases as well as varied appellate work. Mr Smith volunteered at Redfern Legal Centre between 1993 and 1997, where he provided free legal advice and took on pro bono matters both at trial and on appeal.”
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