Rodney Randall Elevated To Supreme Court

Rodney Randall Elevated To Supreme Court

Victoria Attorney-General Robert Clark

New Supreme Court And Magistrates’ Court Appointments

Victor P Taffa

Attorney-General Robert Clark today announced the appointment of Rodney Randall as an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court and Andrew McKenna to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.

Mr. Clark congratulated the new appointees and said both brought considerable and varied legal experience to their respective jurisdictions.

Rodney Randall has practised as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia for 32 years.

“Mr. Randall began his career as a barrister in the Magistrates’ and County Courts, appearing in civil and criminal matters after signing the Bar Roll.” Mr. Clark said.

“His broad skills and legal expertise cover commercial and equity matters, and most recently, he has focused on corporate and personal insolvency litigation and advice.”

Mr. McKenna has practised as a barrister for almost 23 years and has specialised in criminal defence and prosecution across all Victorian jurisdictions.

“Mr. McKenna’s skills and expertise, developed over many years of service to the Victorian justice system, will be a valuable addition to the Magistrates’ Court.” Mr. Clark said.

“Mr. McKenna has practised as an advocate in the Supreme, County, Magistrates’, Children’s and Coroners Courts, as well as appearing in VCAT and the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.”

Mr. McKenna’s work as a barrister has seen him appear in criminal cases ranging from murder and large commercial drug trafficking to minor road traffic violations.

“Both Mr. Randall and Mr. McKenna bring a wealth of legal experience to their respective appointments.” Mr. Clark said.

“Each will be a significant asset to their court, and I am pleased to announce their appointments to the bench today.” Mr. Clark said.