Hon. Justice Michael Brett Appointed As Judge To Supreme Court Of Tasmania

Hon. Justice Michael Brett Appointed As Judge To Supreme Court Of Tasmania

Tasmania Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin

New Supreme Court Judge For Tasmania

Victor P Taffa

Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin has appointed the Honourable Justice Michael Brett as a judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.

Justice Brett brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role after more than 40 years in the legal industry, including the last six years as a Magistrate and the last nine months as Chief Magistrate.

Justice Brett has also served as a member of the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania and of the Family Law Practitioners Association, including as President between 2003-04, and as a Board member of the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania.

“His extensive knowledge of a wide range of areas of the law will stand him in good stead as a judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.” Attorney-General Goodwin said.

“I congratulate Justice Brett on his appointment and look forward to seeing him fulfil this role in accordance with the Court’s reputation of fairness, independence and upholding the rule of law.”