The Supreme Court of NSW http://www.supremecourt.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/supremecourt/sco2_index.html is the state’s highest court and has jurisdiction to deal with:
- Civil matters of any amount.
- Serious criminal matters.
The court’s functions are divided into:
- Trial matters in the Common Law and Equity divisions.
- Appeal matters in the Court of Appeal and Court of Criminal Appeal.
The court is presided over by a Chief Justice, President of the Court of Appeal, Judges of Appeal, Judges and Associate Judges. Some judicial functions are delegated to Registrars. The current Chief Justice is the Hon T F Bathurst AC and the President of the Court of Appeal is the Hon Justice Margaret Joan Beazley AO.
Proceedings of the Supreme Court are carried out at:
- Law Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney
- St James Road Court, St James Road, Sydney
- King Street Courthouse, Corner King and Elizabeth Streets, Sydney
- Darlinghurst Courthouse, Taylor Square, Sydney
- Wentworth Chambers, 180 Phillip Street, Sydney
- Hospital Road Court Complex, Hospital Road, Sydney
1300 00 2088