Law Society congratulates Michael Gething on appointment as District Court Judge

Law Society of Western Australia Media Statement

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Michael Gething on his appointment as a Judge of the District Court of Western Australia. Mr Gething has had a lengthy and distinguished career as a legal practitioner and as Principal Registrar of both the District Court and the Supreme Court.

Law Society President Elizabeth Needham said, “Michael Gething is a fine addition to the District Court Bench. He possesses a vast wealth of experience and knowledge of the law.

“Mr Gething is already well known to – and respected by – the profession, having been in the role of Principal Registrar at either the District Court or Supreme Court for more than a decade.”

Mr Gething has been a member of the Law Society since 1990. He has served on a number of Law Society committees, including the Criminal Law, Education and Courts committees.

Mr Gething has graciously donated his time as a speaker for the Law Society’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme. Recent CPD seminars have included The role of subpoenas in modern practice and Advocacy: An Introduction.

 

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For comment please contact:

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

Law Society congratulates Michael Gething on appointment as District Court Judge

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Michael Gething on his appointment as a Judge of the District Court of Western Australia. Mr Gething has had a lengthy and distinguished career as a legal practitioner and as Principal Registrar of both the District Court and the Supreme Court.

Law Society President Elizabeth Needham said, “Michael Gething is a fine addition to the District Court Bench. He possesses a vast wealth of experience and knowledge of the law.

“Mr Gething is already well known to – and respected by – the profession, having been in the role of Principal Registrar at either the District Court or Supreme Court for more than a decade.”

Mr Gething has been a member of the Law Society since 1990. He has served on a number of Law Society committees, including the Criminal Law, Education and Courts committees.

Mr Gething has graciously donated his time as a speaker for the Law Society’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme. Recent CPD seminars have included The role of subpoenas in modern practice and Advocacy: An Introduction.

 

– ENDS –

 

For comment please contact:

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