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Ward, Julie

The Honourable Justice

Occupation
Judge, Lawyer and Solicitor

Summary

Julie Ward was the first woman directly appointed as a solicitor in private practice to the New South Wales Supreme Court. Prior to her appointment as a Judge, she was a Partner at Mallesons Stephen Jaques.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Meet Judge Julie', Lawyers Weekly, 18 August 2008, http://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/news/398-meet-judge-julie; Harvey, Ellie, 'First woman set to fast-forward to the NSW Supreme Court', The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 August 2008, http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/trailblazer-to-nsw-supreme-court/2008/08/03/1217701853623.html; Russell, Garth, 'Female lawyer to be appointed as a judge to the NSW Supreme Court', ABC Newcastle, 6 August 2008, http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2008/08/06/2325777.htm.

Larissa Halonkin

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