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Longstanding local practitioner welcomed as new Local Court Judge

Law Society Northern Territory (Society) welcomes the announcement of the appointment of Meredith Day Huntingford as a judge of the Local Court.

Society President, Maria Savvas, said, “The Society welcomes the announcement of Ms Day’s appointment as a Local Court judge. Ms Day is a local practitioner with significant ties to the NT community. Having practised in this jurisdiction for more than 30 years across a broad range of areas, Ms Day is well equipped for the role of a judicial officer.

“Ms Day is a well-respected local practitioner. She has successfully worked in various sectors, starting in private practice before moving to very senior positions throughout government. Ms Day will bring a depth of knowledge about the Territory, its community, and its legal system to her new role”, Ms Savvas said.

The Society also acknowledged the important work of Ms Day as the Chair of the Funds Management Committee for the past 4½ years. “The Society appreciates Ms Day’s contribution to the management of the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund through her role as Chair of the Funds Management Committee.”, Ms Savvas said.


Contact person:
Ms Maria Savvas

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