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NEWS RELEASE

 

ATTORNEY-GENERAL

THE HON DARYL WILLIAMS AM QC MP

 

18 September 1998

 

 

NEW JUDGE FOR THE FEDERAL COURT IN SYDNEY

 

 

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Peter Graham Hely QC as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia. Mr Hely’s a ppointment was approved in Executive Council on 11 August 1998 but an announcement was not made at that time at Mr Hely’s request.

 

 

Mr Hely, 54, is a prominent Sydney barrister who has practised at the New South Wales bar since 1969. He was appointed a Queens Counsel in 1981.

 

Mr Hely’s practice involves a wide variety of jurisdictions, but is mainly in the areas of administrative law, banking, finance and securities law, commercial law, corporate crime and fraud, professional liability, property law, trade practices law and competition law.

 

Mr Hely, who will be based in Sydney, takes up his appointment on 2 October 1998.

 

Media contact: Nicholas Harford 0419 423 965

 

 

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