Patrick Bourke SC Appointed Senior Crown Prosecutor Appointed

The Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC and Chief Crown Prosecutor Brendan Kissane QC have welcomed the appointment of Patrick Bourke SC as a Senior Crown Prosecutor. Ms Judd said the appointment was well-deserved. “Mr Bourke has conducted a number of significant criminal trials since joining Crown Prosecutors’ Chambers...

Elizabeth Ruddle S.C. Appointed Senior Crown Prosecutor

The Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC and Chief Crown Prosecutor Brendan Kissane QC have welcomed the appointment of Elizabeth Ruddle S.C. as a Senior Crown Prosecutor. Ms Judd said she was delighted to have someone as talented as Ms Ruddle in Crown Prosecutors’ Chambers and complimented Ms Ruddle...

Crown Prosecutor Appointed

Victorian barrister Kathryn Hamill has been appointed a Crown Prosecutor. Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC and Chief Crown Prosecutor Brendan Kissane QC both welcomed the appointment. “Ms Hamill has substantial experience in criminal prosecutions and a thorough knowledge of the law. I look forward to the contribution she...

Statement Of The Director Of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC Regarding The Submission Of Mr Douglas Drummond QC To The Royal Commission Into The Management Of Police Informants

The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants has today published a submission by Mr Douglas Drummond QC. Contrary to the statements in Mr Drummond QC’s submission, the functions of the Director of Public Prosecutions are, and have always been, carried out independently of Victoria Police and the Attorney-General...

Statement Of The Office Of Public Prosecutions Regarding The Royal Commission Into The Management Of Police Informants

Following the release of the submissions filed by Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants, enquiries have been made in relation to the role of the Director of Public Prosecutions in any potential future prosecutions of individuals. The functions and powers of the Director are governed...

Senior Crown Prosecutor Appointed County Court Judge

The Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC has congratulated Fran Dalziel QC on her appointment as a judge of the County Court of Victoria. The appointment was announced today by the Attorney-General Jill Hennessy. “Fran has made a significant contribution to Crown Prosecutors’ Chambers over a number of years and...

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