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Strong Local NT appointments to the Local Court

The Law Society NT (Society) welcomes the announcement of the appointment of Judge Elizabeth Morris as Deputy Chief Judge of the Local Court.

Society spokesperson Maria Savvas said, “Judge Morris is respected by the legal profession and has a significant and longstanding connection to the Northern Territory. Her commitment to the Northern Territory community is demonstrated through her considerable involvement since arriving in the Northern Territory in 1990. Judge Morris’ ascension to the position of Deputy Chief Judge is well deserved and recognises her dedication and leadership within the Local Court.”

The appointment of Greg Macdonald as a new Local Court judge is also welcomed by the Society.

Ms Savvas said, “Mr Macdonald is a longstanding and well-respected member of the local profession. He has practised in the Northern Territory for over 20 years, largely as a government lawyer. Mr Macdonald’s depth of knowledge and experience in the Northern Territory legal environment will be an asset to the Local Court bench. We congratulate Mr Macdonald on his appointment and look forward to his contribution to the Northern Territory justice system.”

On behalf of the legal profession of the Northern Territory, the Society congratulates Judge Morris and Mr Macdonald on their appointments.

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