New Judges appointed to Federal Circuit Court of Australia
The Attorney-General for Australia announced, on 8 September 2017, the appointment of two new judges to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
The two new Judges in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia are:
- Ms Jane Costigan to the Newcastle Registry; and
- Ms Patrizia Mercuri to the Melbourne Registry.
Ms Costigan will commence in the Newcastle Registry on 8 October 2017. Ms Costigan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney and was admitted to practice as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1986. She is currently Solicitor in Charge of the Gosford Office of Legal Aid NSW.
Ms Mercuri will commence in the Melbourne Registry on 25 September 2017. Ms Mercuri graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws from Monash University, and was admitted to practice as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1991. She is currently a Partner at Landers & Rogers.