Law Society congratulates Matthew Walton on Magistrates Court appointment

Law Society of Western Australia Media Statement

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Matthew Walton on his appointment as a Magistrate at the Magistrates Court of Western Australia.

Mr Walton is a former Senior State Prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Law from The University of Western Australia and was admitted to practise in 1999.

Law Society President Elizabeth Needham said, “Mr Walton has all of the qualifications to make a successful contribution as a Magistrate. He is very familiar with the workings of our court system, having worked at the DPP for a decade, conducting a number of trials in the District Court and Supreme Court, as well as in regional Western Australia.”

Mr Walton has a wealth of experience, having also practised in the private profession, predominantly in civil and commercial litigation.

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For comment please contact:

Andrew MacNiven
Media and Communications Officer
(08) 9324 8634
amacniven@lawsocietywa.asn.au

Law Society congratulates Matthew Walton on Magistrates Court appointment

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Matthew Walton on his appointment as a Magistrate at the Magistrates Court of Western Australia.

Mr Walton is a former Senior State Prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Law from The University of Western Australia and was admitted to practise in 1999.

Law Society President Elizabeth Needham said, “Mr Walton has all of the qualifications to make a successful contribution as a Magistrate. He is very familiar with the workings of our court system, having worked at the DPP for a decade, conducting a number of trials in the District Court and Supreme Court, as well as in regional Western Australia.”

Mr Walton has a wealth of experience, having also practised in the private profession, predominantly in civil and commercial litigation.

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For comment please contact:

Andrew MacNiven
Media and Communications Officer
(08) 9324 8634
amacniven@lawsocietywa.asn.au